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Submit a service request to the Help Desk.

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Servers & Storage - Consultation

Service Description

System administrators and engineers at Western Carolina University are able to perform research and provide guidance regarding the implementation or improvement of the server architecture for planned or supported applications:

• Research best approach for server architecture needed for an application during the planning phase.
• Research new technology that may provide a solution to a service request.
• Determine feasibility of making changes to the environment for a currently-supported application


Limited by availability of resources and project priorities.


WCU faculty and staff

Service Availability

Available during regular business hours, Monday –Friday, 8AM – 5PM.


IT’s Role

Perform analysis or research specifically related to the setup of server(s) currently supported by, or intended to be supported by, the IT Division. Perform analysis or research specifically related to the implantation of new technology, intended to be supported by the IT Division.


Contact the IT Help Desk
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Closed weekends and university holidays
Call: 227-7487 or 866-928-7487 (toll free)
Log in: Online Help Desk/IT Self-Service <>
Faculty and Staff
username – wcu\WCU account username
password – WCU account password
username – wcu\Catamount account username
password – your PIN or password

Visit the Technology Commons
On the ground floor of Hunter Library
For walk-up technology assistance for faculty, staff and students
We’re open the same hours as Hunter Library

Charge for this Service

No charge


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