COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Computer Services

The department uses technology in classroom instruction, as well as faculty research. Three computing labs are available to students and faculty. These labs support both Linux and Windows operating systems running mathematical software such as Maple, Matlab, Splus, and LaTeX, as well as other computing packages. Students may access mathematical software at any time by using an interactive website maintained exclusively for math courses. Centralized departmental information is maintained in a database for easy administrative access and elimination of redundancy.

Equipment - for Loan

The department has some document cameras, iPads, and older laptops available for check out on a limited basis. Please email Terry Wagoner ( or stop by her office in Neill 119 to inquire about, or reserve, equipment.

Adobe Pro

Faculty, administrative professional and civil service employees, may log into and install Adobe from there. If it is needed on a department machine please contact systems personnel since it will require an administrator account, and previous versions will first need to be uninstalled.

Other Information

Remote Access - You may log into math computers from anywhere inside the department. If you wish to access information when you are outside of the department, please contact systems personnel for details.

Web pages - Faculty, staff and grad students will receive a web page on the department web server. Faculty and grad students are responsible for maintaining their own content. State policy requires that you restrict your use of this to university business.

WSU NetworkID - A WSU Network ID is a free service provided to students, faculty and staff of WSU. It is used by students to check on-line registration, among other things, and is used by faculty and staff to access Canvas, Zoom, online payroll, etc. You will set up a WSU Network ID through the WSU Information Technology website.

Email - Please contact the WSU Crimson Desk for help with your WSU email account. Their number is 335-4357.

Phones - If you are a faculty or staff member and need to have an office phone moved to a different wall jack or a name change made, please contact department office staff since they handle phone requests. Cisco IP Phone Information

Laptops purchased on grant or startup funds - These are the property of WSU. When you leave the department they must be returned. If they break, please do not dispose of them since we must give an accounting of all laptops to the university. Please return them to systems personnel. If you lose a laptop, please let systems personnel know.

When you leave - When you leave the department your computer account and web directory will be deleted. If you need to make other arrangements it is your responsibility to contact systems personnel, and this should be done through email.

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