Campus Computing / Tech Support

The University of Wisconsin-Barron County General Access Computer Lab is located in the library. This room is open during regular library hours for use by University of Wisconsin-Barron County students, faculty, and staff.

Each station has software supporting word processing, spread sheets, an internet browser and various programs used by individual university classes. Drinks with closable caps are welcomed at the computers, food and open drinks are not.

CPUs have sound jacks in the front and users are asked to provide their own headphones. Each desktop station also contains floppy disk and CD read/write drives and DVD read only drives. Users must provide their own disks. The Business Office in Meggers Hall has headphones, 3.25 floppy disks, and CD read/write disks for sale.

The Library photocopier also functions as the printer as no charge to students. Persons unaffiliated with the UW-BC are asked to pay $.25 per printed page. Color printouts and color transparencies may also be purchased at the library desk.

Email Access

Launch Office 365

Students and staff may access their email accounts using a web browser at Office 365 Login. Your email address is If you do not know your username and/or password, please visit UW Colleges Account Self-Service.

Network & Email Usernames/Passwords

Student network usernames and default passwords are created using a formula. Instructions for this formula are available at the library circulation desk.

A student's Email username is their fully qualified email address, which is their network username +, e.g.,


If you are having problems, you may contact the IT Service Center at, or by phone at 1-888-UWEXUWC (1-888-893-9892). See the IT support website for helpful technical documents, hours of operation, and other campus technology resources.

Software Savings for Students

The Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog (WISC) allows students to save up to 90% off the retail price on a variety of computer software packages.