Network & Servers
SWOSU ITS offers a broad variety of network and telecommunication services for the campus community. The IT Helpdesk provides support for these services or requests for additional connections is provided by the IT Helpdesk.
Wired Network Connections
Faculty and Staff offices are equipped with wired Ethernet connections. In most locations, network IP addresses are assigned automatically. All requests for network services should be placed using the Helpdesk Ticket.
Wireless Network Connections
There is one wireless network on campus which is centrally managed by SWOSU ITS. SWOSU-Student-1 should be accessible in all educational buildings and all Residence Halls on campus. All Wi-Fi issues or requests should be placed using the Helpdesk Ticket.
VPN allows you to securely access specific resources that are restricted to the SWOSU network. This includes network storage drives and many different applications used by employees on campus. It is used most when working off campus. All requests for VPN services should be placed via Employee Helpdesk Ticket.
Remote Desktop connections allow you to connect to your office computer from another computer. Once the connection is established, you have access to all the applications and files on your computer in addition to your local computer resources. Before Remote Desktop will work, your Office computer must be configured to allow remote connection. You will also need VPN access. All requests for Remote Desktop Connections should be placed via Employee Helpdesk ticket.