Tools for digital teaching

In light of current circumstances, we have compiled an overview of various tools for digital teaching offered at WWU

New Access Path for VPN

To establish a VPN connection to the WWU network, the OpenVPN client should be used from now on instead of the previous access path via the Cisco Anyconnect Client.

New Service for Video Communication: WWUzoom

To meet the increasing demand for reliable video communication solutions for scenarios with many participants, Münster University has acquired a campus license for Zoom Meeting.

Temporary closure of the Print & Pay printing service

From Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 12 noon, the printing service of WWU IT at Einsteinstraße 60 (Print & Pay / Official Printing) will be discontinued until 17 July 2020. This follows from the Rectorate's decisions to close Münster University buildings. The sending of print jobs to the printers zivstandard and zivposter will also be stopped during this period as far as possible.

Cancellation of Courses, Closure of PC Pools and IT user support

Due to the current dynamic developments regarding the corona virus, we have decided to cancel all WWU IT software courses as well as to close the PC pools and our presence service of service desk and IT user support (Einsteinstraße, ULB, Bispinghof) until 19 April 2020.
We kindly ask you to contact the service desk and IT user support by telephone for the time being.
These preventive measures are intended to protect the health of students and employees.

Free Office 365 via WWU

From 01.04.2020 Office 365 will be available free of charge to Münster University members. The prerequisite for this is the creation of a Microsoft Azure ID in our IT portal (formerly MyZIV). You can find further information on our software webpages.

New IT User Regulations

Due to changes in the Higher Education Act NRW, the IT User Regulations of Münster University have been updated. The revised, now valid version can be viewed on our website.

New Protection Mechanism for E-Mail Reception

In order to protect you better against e-mails with potentially dangerous file attachments and links, we now only deliver e-mails with suspicious content from suspicious senders with a warning notice.

ZIV and StabITuP become "WWU IT"

Münster University will have a new IT centre called "WWU IT" at the beginning of 2020. The Zentrum für Informationsverarbeitung (ZIV) and the Stabstelle IT und Prozessentwicklung (StabITuP/IVV9) will join forces to tackle the challenges of digitization in a united manner in the future.

Software Courses: Start of the Registration Phase

Starting Thursday (17.10.2019) at 5 pm, students of Münster University can register for the free courses of the ZIV. The range of topics includes office, graphics and statistics programs.

WLAN: "uni-ms" Is Switched Off

To simplify our services, the WLAN with the name "uni-ms" will be switched off as of Monday, 16.09.2019. All users are asked to switch to the WLAN networks "wwu" or "eduroam" as soon as possible. If one of these networks is already set up on your mobile devices, there is no need for action. Otherwise, please follow our configuration instructions.