Resources

App Marketplace

WPI's own App Marketplace contains links to many WPI resources, including the Office 365 Online Application suite, Workday, Bannerweb, Canvas, and more!

App MarketplaceHow to Use the App Marketplace

VPN

The Virtual Private Network (VPN) is not essential for all WPI resources. Certain resources can be accessed with a standard internet connection.

VPN Not RequiredVPN Required
Office 365 apps (OneDrive, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Teams, Sharepoint, etc.)Network Shares
Some Linux and Windows ServersLibrary Resources
CanvasIndividual Computer Desktop Sessions
WorkdaySoftware Center
Bannerweb
Web Conferencing
Enterprise Resources (Banner, Argos, Tableau, etc.)
Lecture Capture - Echo360
Wordpress
Zoom
eProjects

Get Connected

The VPN redirects network traffic through WPI's encrypted network. It is required to access certain WPI resources such as network drives and many library databases.

VPN

VPN Not Required

Account Access

Your WPI username and password allow access to work remotely. You can manage your account remotely if needed!

Accounts and Access

Office 365 and Email

WPI has a subscription to the Office 365 Application suite. All Office applications, including email, are available online. Collaborate simultaneously, or work on shared documents anywhere you have network connection.

Office 365 Applications

Real Time Communication

Collaborate using Microsoft Teams with instant messaging, screen share, audio share when used with headset/microphone, and video share when used with webcam.

Get Started with Microsoft Teams

Conferencing

Teleconferencing, videoconferencing, and webconferencing are available via a live web conferencing tool, to conduct online class events and meetings.

Conferencing

Terminal Server

The terminal server offers access to many software applications without the need to install them.

Access the terminal server by using your preferred remote desktop program to connect to: windows.wpi.edu

Terminal ServicesAccessible Software on Terminal Server

Connect to eduroam

Connect to the eduroam network before leaving WPI to have wireless access through eduroam on any participating university's campus.

eduroam

VPN Required

Campus Computer

A remote desktop connection to your powered-on computer at WPI allows access to applications used by that WPI computer.

Configure Remote Settings

Network Storage

Many departments use network storage to share files.

Network Storage

Library Resources

Use of the Virtual Private Network (VPN) is needed to access many library databases to ensure data remains secure.

Library Resources

Software Center

If you will be installing software on an IT provisioned device, you will need to access the VPN to use the Software Center.

Software Center