WCUI TECHNOLOGY

When you become a WCUI student, you receive access to a wide variety of technology resources to support you on your educational journey. This includes your own my.wcui.edu student email account which provides you access to all your courses, schedule, and critical campus communication, access to the Office365 suite, lab simulation technology like SonoSim, Butterfly, vSim, and GE to help you practice your lab skills while you’re away from campus, and so much more.

If you run into any issues accessing and utilizing your WCUI technology, submit a support request to the IT team and they’ll get you moving again in no time. Click Here to Submit A Support Request.

 

RESOURCES AVAILABLE AT WCUI

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Courses & Communications
Office365 Apps
Lab & Clinicals
Technology Requirements
Butterfly - Sonography

Butterfly - Sonography

WCUI is now powered by Butterfly. In addition to the use of SonoSim, clinical labs on campus and off campus at externship sites, WCUI is utilizing Butterfly technology to help support WCUI student’s ultrasound scanning experience. Each campus has been equipped with Butterfly machines and supportive devices to give student and instructors a chance to experience portable ultrasound devices.

Butterfly - Sonography
Canvas

Canvas

WCUI’s Learning Management System will provide students access to their courses, homework, discussion boards, the WCUI Online Student Resource Center (OSRC), and more so our students will have access to all the information they need no matter where they are.

Sign In
Canvas
Computer Requirements

Computer Requirements

  • Laptop and/or desktop equipped with Windows or Mac OS software.
    • Tablets (iPad, Chromebook, etc.) do not meet the minimum hardware requirements and are not a viable substitute for your primary laptop or desktop.
    • Students may use any model of PC or Mac as long as it meets the WCUI Computer Requirements.
  • Processor: Minimum 1.5 GHz; Recommended 2GHz or more.
  • Ethernet connection (LAN) OR a wireless adapter (Wi-Fi).
  • Hard Drive: Minimum 30 GB; Recommended 120 GB or more available.
  • Memory (RAM): Minimum 4 GB; Recommended 8 GB or above.
  • Sound card w/speakers.
  • Some classes require a camera and microphone.
  • Please see the WCUI Technology Requirements document for instructions on how to check if your PC or Mac fits the above requirements.

Learn More
Computer Requirements
Computer & Internet Speed Assessment

Computer & Internet Speed Assessment

Complete a computer and internet speed assessment to ensure technology minimums are met to attend online courses. You will need a minimum of 1.5Mbps. Test your download speed by following the link below.

Speed Test
Computer & Internet Speed Assessment
GE - MRI

GE - MRI

Our WCUI Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) programs utilize eFilm from GE and Siemens so they can review anonymized case studies when they are not in the lab. The case studies allow students to manipulate the film in real-time, as if they had taken the MRI image themselves.

GE - MRI
Office365 on Desktop Devices

Office365 on Desktop Devices

Every student at WCUI receives access to a full Microsoft Office365 suite of online applications to assist you in your academic journey. Through Office 365 you can collaborate on papers, presentations, and more with your classmates and have access to all your materials no matter where you are.

Once you’ve received your Office365 Student Account credentials from our IT team, you will be able to sign in and access the Microsoft Office features below. No downloads are required to start using these features, they are all are accessible online in your browser.

  • Student Email Account via Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft OneDrive – Cloud-based storage to store all your files and easily access them from anywhere!
  • Microsoft Word Online – Create Word documents.
  • Microsoft Excel Online – Create Excel documents.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint – Create PowerPoint documents.

Note: For best performance using these features, we recommend using Google Chrome.

Sign In
Office365 on Desktop Devices
Office365 on Mobile Devices

Office365 on Mobile Devices

In addition to using these features on your computer or laptop, you can easily download each application below onto your mobile phone to start accessing your Office365 account features. Just go to your phone’s application store (Google Play, Apple App Store etc.), search for the application you want on your phone, and download to start using.

Below are the searching terms you want to use to find your new applications for your mobile device:

  • Outlook – Student email.
  • OneDrive – Cloud-based storage to store all your files and easily access them from anywhere!
  • Microsoft Word – Create Word documents.
  • Microsoft Excel – Create Excel documents.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint – Create PowerPoint documents.

Sign In
Office365 on Mobile Devices
Online Student Resource Center (OSRC)

Online Student Resource Center (OSRC)

The Online Student Resource Center, OSRC, is our students’ personal hub for all things WCUI located in their Canvas account. Students can access their campus orientation, utilize Canvas and Zoom Training to maximize their online learning experience, discover the WCUI Smith Library for upcoming research projects or dive deeper into one of their subjects, find information on how each department supports them during their education and the best way to reach them, and stay up-to-date on WCUI policies

Sign In
Online Student Resource Center (OSRC)
Orbund

Orbund

Orbund is the WCUI Student Information System which houses important student data like grades, schedules, payments, and more. Through Orbund you’ll have primary access to your schedule, final grades, and you can make payments online.

Sign In
Orbund
SonoSim - Sonography

SonoSim - Sonography

To support your WCUI ultrasound lab experience, WCUI now provides SonoSim Ultrasound Training Simulators for sonography students. While using the SonoSim Ultrasound Training Simulator, WCUI Students are able to perform ultrasound protocols on your computer or laptop while completing your education at home. In a virtual session, students will interact directly with their clinical lab instructor and walk through key anatomy and protocols. In addition, SonoSim has an anthology of training content and can record your individual studies as part of its performance tracker, so students and their clinical lab instructor can review their progress and find areas that have room for improvement.

SonoSim - Sonography
Student Email

Student Email

Once enrolled, every student receives access to their professional my.wcui.edu from Microsoft Outlook. All critical communication and instant alerts from your campus and WCUI departments will be sent to you via your student email. Your my.wcui.edu email will be used for Single Sign On access to all the other applications and technologies you’ll utilize as a WCUI student, including, Canvas, Orbund, Zoom, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Teams and more. We encourage our students to use this account frequently to stay up to date on all WCUI news, connect with your instructors and classmates, and network with potential employers.

Sign In
Student Email
Trajecsys

Trajecsys

During our student’s clinical externship and rotations, students will use Trajecsys to electronically monitor their hours and attendance while they’re learning and practicing their skills off-campus.

Trajecsys
Ultralinq

Ultralinq

WCUI students participating in lab classes will use Ultralinq to support them in reviewing case studies and completing their own studies.

Sign In
Ultralinq
vSim - Nursing

vSim - Nursing

In addition to providing our nursing students on-campus and off-campus hands-on lab time, nursing students will utilize vSim® for Nursing. vSim® provides access to a virtual lab for students to develop clinical reasoning skills, competence, and confidence while interacting with patients in a safe, realistic online environment.

vSim - Nursing
WCUI Smith Library & Learning Resource Center (LRC)

WCUI Smith Library & Learning Resource Center (LRC)

The WCUI Smith Library and Learning Resource Center (LRC) are available at each campus to provide you with a space to complete projects, do research, and study between classes. And now you have 24/7 access to it all online via the WCUI LibGuides. WCUI has hand-curated content in order to help students on their academic journey. In addition to helping students become more knowledgeable about topics by conducting research, the WCUI LibGuides also contain:

  • General Education, Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography and Echocardiography, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nursing and Career Resources tabs
  • RSS feeds, podcasts, professional organizations, resources, veteran information, and scholarships
  • Links to journal articles, books, and websites

Sign in
WCUI Smith Library & Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Zoom

Zoom

WCUI has transitioned to online learning for all lecture classes and some lab classes. Students will utilize Zoom meetings to connect with their instructors and classmates through video conference. Cameras will be required for your courses, so make sure you have the technology to participate by viewing our technology requirements.

View Requirements
Zoom

Canvas

WCUI’s Learning Management System will provide students access to their courses, homework, discussion boards, the WCUI Online Student Resource Center (OSRC), and more so our students will have access to all the information they need no matter where they are.

Sign In
Canvas

Online Student Resource Center (OSRC)

The Online Student Resource Center, OSRC, is our students’ personal hub for all things WCUI located in their Canvas account. Students can access their campus orientation, utilize Canvas and Zoom Training to maximize their online learning experience, discover the WCUI Smith Library for upcoming research projects or dive deeper into one of their subjects, find information on how each department supports them during their education and the best way to reach them, and stay up-to-date on WCUI policies

Sign In
Online Student Resource Center (OSRC)

Student Email

Once enrolled, every student receives access to their professional my.wcui.edu from Microsoft Outlook. All critical communication and instant alerts from your campus and WCUI departments will be sent to you via your student email. Your my.wcui.edu email will be used for Single Sign On access to all the other applications and technologies you’ll utilize as a WCUI student, including, Canvas, Orbund, Zoom, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Teams and more. We encourage our students to use this account frequently to stay up to date on all WCUI news, connect with your instructors and classmates, and network with potential employers.

Sign In
Student Email

Orbund

Orbund is the WCUI Student Information System which houses important student data like grades, schedules, payments, and more. Through Orbund you’ll have primary access to your schedule, final grades, and you can make payments online.

Sign In
Orbund

Zoom

WCUI has transitioned to online learning for all lecture classes and some lab classes. Students will utilize Zoom meetings to connect with their instructors and classmates through video conference. Cameras will be required for your courses, so make sure you have the technology to participate by viewing our technology requirements.

View Requirements
Zoom

WCUI Smith Library & Learning Resource Center (LRC)

The WCUI Smith Library and Learning Resource Center (LRC) are available at each campus to provide you with a space to complete projects, do research, and study between classes. And now you have 24/7 access to it all online via the WCUI LibGuides. WCUI has hand-curated content in order to help students on their academic journey. In addition to helping students become more knowledgeable about topics by conducting research, the WCUI LibGuides also contain:

  • General Education, Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography and Echocardiography, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nursing and Career Resources tabs
  • RSS feeds, podcasts, professional organizations, resources, veteran information, and scholarships
  • Links to journal articles, books, and websites

Learn More
WCUI Smith Library & Learning Resource Center (LRC)

Office365 on Desktop Devices

Every student at WCUI receives access to a full Microsoft Office365 suite of online applications to assist you in your academic journey. Through Office 365 you can collaborate on papers, presentations, and more with your classmates and have access to all your materials no matter where you are.

Once you’ve received your Office365 Student Account credentials from our IT team, you will be able to sign in and access the Microsoft Office features below. No downloads are required to start using these features, they are all are accessible online in your browser.

  • Student Email Account via Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft OneDrive – Cloud-based storage to store all your files and easily access them from anywhere!
  • Microsoft Word Online – Create Word documents.
  • Microsoft Excel Online – Create Excel documents.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint – Create PowerPoint documents.

Note: For best performance using these features, we recommend using Google Chrome.

Sign In
Office365 on Desktop Devices

Office365 on Mobile Devices

In addition to using these features on your computer or laptop, you can easily download each application below onto your mobile phone to start accessing your Office365 account features. Just go to your phone’s application store (Google Play, Apple App Store etc.), search for the application you want on your phone, and download to start using.

Below are the searching terms you want to use to find your new applications for your mobile device:

  • Outlook – Student email.
  • OneDrive – Cloud-based storage to store all your files and easily access them from anywhere!
  • Microsoft Word – Create Word documents.
  • Microsoft Excel – Create Excel documents.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint – Create PowerPoint documents.

Sign In
Office365 on Mobile Devices

SonoSim - Sonography

To support your WCUI ultrasound lab experience, WCUI now provides SonoSim Ultrasound Training Simulators for sonography students. While using the SonoSim Ultrasound Training Simulator, WCUI Students are able to perform ultrasound protocols on your computer or laptop while completing your education at home. In a virtual session, students will interact directly with their clinical lab instructor and walk through key anatomy and protocols. In addition, SonoSim has an anthology of training content and can record your individual studies as part of its performance tracker, so students and their clinical lab instructor can review their progress and find areas that have room for improvement.

SonoSim - Sonography

Butterfly - Sonography

WCUI is now powered by Butterfly. In addition to the use of SonoSim, clinical labs on campus and off campus at externship sites, WCUI is utilizing Butterfly technology to help support WCUI student’s ultrasound scanning experience. Each campus has been equipped with Butterfly machines and supportive devices to give student and instructors a chance to experience portable ultrasound devices.

Butterfly - Sonography

vSim - Nursing

In addition to providing our nursing students on-campus and off-campus hands-on lab time, nursing students will utilize vSim® for Nursing. vSim® provides access to a virtual lab for students to develop clinical reasoning skills, competence, and confidence while interacting with patients in a safe, realistic online environment.

vSim - Nursing

GE - MRI

Our WCUI Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) programs utilize eFilm from GE and Siemens so they can review anonymized case studies when they are not in the lab. The case studies allow students to manipulate the film in real-time, as if they had taken the MRI image themselves.

GE - MRI

Ultralinq

WCUI students participating in lab classes will use Ultralinq to support them in reviewing case studies and completing their own studies.

Sign In
Ultralinq

Trajecsys

During our student’s clinical externship and rotations, students will use Trajecsys to electronically monitor their hours and attendance while they’re learning and practicing their skills off-campus.

Trajecsys

Computer & Internet Speed Assessment

Complete a computer and internet speed assessment to ensure technology minimums are met to attend online courses. You will need a minimum of 1.5Mbps. Test your download speed by following the link below.

Speed Test
Computer & Internet Speed Assessment

Computer Requirements

  • Laptop and/or desktop equipped with Windows or Mac OS software.
    • Tablets (iPad, Chromebook, etc.) do not meet the minimum hardware requirements and are not a viable substitute for your primary laptop or desktop.
    • Students may use any model of PC or Mac as long as it meets the WCUI Computer Requirements.
  • Processor: Minimum 1.5 GHz; Recommended 2GHz or more.
  • Ethernet connection (LAN) OR a wireless adapter (Wi-Fi).
  • Hard Drive: Minimum 30 GB; Recommended 120 GB or more available.
  • Memory (RAM): Minimum 4 GB; Recommended 8 GB or above.
  • Sound card w/speakers.
  • Some classes require a camera and microphone.
  • Please see the WCUI Technology Requirements document for instructions on how to check if your PC or Mac fits the above requirements.

Learn More
Computer Requirements

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