The following is an overview of IT services and resources available to students.

WiFi Access

All WMU Cooley campus locations have wireless Internet (WiFi) service throughout the facility.

Quick Tips for Connecting
1. Select the WMUCooley network
2. Use your email address and password for logging in to the Cooley wireless network on your campus. 

For detailed instructions regarding wireless access for your devices, go to the WMUCooley WiFi page

Special note to Mac usersplease download and install the profile before you come to campus! 

Free Resources

Your Cooley account is a Google Apps for Education account that also gives you access to many different tools.  - Here you will find introductory information to many of the features, but be aware that not all the features mentioned will be available through your account. Check out Gmail, Hangouts, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms.

Use Google Drive to back up all your important documents. Your Cooley account comes with unlimited storage for mail as well as documents.

Do You Need Microsoft Office for Word Processing?
Utilize the features of Office 365 (Office 2016) - register with your Cooley account.
Note: Your Cooley email will become your "Microsoft Account". The password for the Microsoft account does not change when you change your Cooley network/Portal password.

Anti-Virus Software from Sophos for PC and MAC:
Sophos Home is FREE antivirus software that works on both Macs and PCs. It’s simple to install and use, offers great performance, and protects computers against malware, viruses, ransomware, and other cyber-threats.  Download Sophos using this link: Sophos.

Smartphone Setup

Would you like to set up your Cooley account on your smartphone? 
You must enable IMAP first! and use your complete Cooley email address as the username!!

Click here for step-by-step instructions


Wireless Printing

Printing over the wireless network is fast and easy.  Go to while on campus and use your Cooley username and password to login and submit your print job.

You will be guided through the process of uploading your documents to print.
You have an initial balance of 500 sheets (the equivalent of $40.00) available per term. When that is used up, you can add money to your print account at (menu on the left).

Each campus has several printers where you can release your print jobs, including the computer lab.  To provide security for your print jobs, the print release station will hold your print job until you enter your username and password to release it.

Laptop Exams

Are you planning on writing your exams with your laptop?  We use a special exam software, Exam4. You will need to sign up, download and install each term! 

More information will become available in the Cooley Portal prior to exams.

You can use your Mac laptop and your Windows laptop to write exams. Exact operating system requirement information is also available in the Portal. 

Need Help?

Create your own ticket: In the Cooley Portal, under My World, click on Student Tech Help

or contact us at

    Student Tech Help
    Phone: 517-371-5140 (or your local campus phone number) ext. 3300