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New Student Technology Services Orientation

Welcome to the College of Wooster. When you begin at the College of Wooster, Admissions and the Dean of Students Office will provide you with your email address, username, and initial password.

Recommended Technology:

  • A Laptop/Notebook Computer (required)
  • Cellphone or Mobile Device capable of receiving MFA (Multi Factor Authentication) code
  • For more information, see What Technology Do I Need at Wooster?


All initial passwords must be changed as soon as possible. To change your password, go to mypassword.wooster.edu and log in with your username and the provided temporary password. Please see our Initial Password Setup article for more information.

***Set aside 10-15 minutes to complete this process.  We recommend you set security questions and update your profile at the same time.

Multi Factor Authentication (MFA)

While setting up Office 365, you may be prompted to set up your MFA. We strongly recommend using the Microsoft Authenticator app and your cellphone number as a backup. Here is a link to help you through the process.

Multi-Factor Authentication – Technology Documentation

Microsoft 365 Install

Through IT’s software licensing agreement with Microsoft, you have access to Microsoft 365 and the Microsoft Office suite of applications for as long as you are enrolled at Wooster. Click here to download the software.

See our slideshow “I can use what? Technology to be Successful at Wooster” for software features you can use for free with your College credentials.

For help with Microsoft applications, see Microsoft Quick Guides from MIE Expert Heather Aird.


Wooster uses Microsoft 365 and supports the Outlook email applications. You can access Outlook email online at email.wooster.edu.

  • Use the Outlook desktop version for your computer. The Outlook desktop application will load with the download Microsoft 365 package offered through the College.
  • You can download the Outlook mobile application for easy use on your device. The mobile application can be downloaded through the App store or Google play store.

Here is a link to documentation that can assist you on making your Outlook email your own.

Connect to Network

Wi-fi is available in all campus housing and academic buildings, but requires different steps for connecting specific devices.

Connect to the Network – Technology Documentation

Printing as a Student

Printing on campus uses application native printing with PaperCut and MobilePrint.  Instructions to set up your devices can be found in the links below.

Printing as a Student

Accessing Moodle

Moodle is the College’s LMS (Learning Management System) for online content for courses. You will access Moodle through OpenID Connect, by going to moodle.wooster.edu. Please see our Logging in and Finding Your Moodle Course article for more details.

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