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2:12 p.m.: Wesconnect is currently timing out. Our hosting provider’s servers are affected (i.e. multiple websites), apparently due to a high volume of unknown traffic. The technical team is investigating. We’ll provide updates here. In the meantime, Alumni Support Requests can made via the Alumni Helpdesk, on Facebook or on Twitter. 5:02 p.m.: Wesconnect is working […]

VPN Services

While Wesleyan provides full-service email accounts for alumni we cannot offer VPN services after graduation because alumni are not licensed to use any of the University’s database or journal subscriptions. To get you started we’ve compiled a list of pages that contain answers to common questions about VPN. Alumni interested in acquiring a VPN provider […]

JSTOR Register and Read

Alumni sometimes contact Wesleyan seeking access to online databases. Currently, access to Wesleyan Library’s online databases ends upon graduation. However, JSTOR—a digital library of academic journals—has launched a new program called Register & Read. Register & Read Offers free, read-online access to individual scholars and researchers who register for a MyJSTOR account. Provides access to recent […]

Gmail Inbox changes

Missing any messages? If you use Gmail you might have noticed the new tabs in the Gmail Inbox. The way Gmail now sorts mail, some messages are routed into one of the tabs (Social, Promotions, Updates, etc.) and won’t appear in your unread message count. If you are missing out on messages and want to […]

Phishing emails have been circulating to Wesleyan email addresses. These are calculated to prompt you into divulging your personal information. Please do not respond to such messages or click any links contained within. If you have replied or clicked any links, we encourage you to change your email password as soon as possible. To change your Wesleyan email […]

Brief EP outage on June 29

There will be a brief interruption to the Electronic Portfolio system on Saturday, June 29, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Alumni will be unable to access the WesNet or WesCareer Portfolios during this outage. If you need to access webmail during this time, please login using the buttons on our Webmail/Gmail login page instead […]

Email help pages updated

While most of the questions we receive at the Alumni Helpdesk are about WesIDs and passwords, we get quite a lot of inquiries about email. The following help pages have been updated with the latest information about email account configuration as well as tips on transferring mail. General account configuration guidelines An example IMAP account […]

As of today SSL login is now required for all Cyrus e-mail accounts (i.e. Wesleyan alumni from the Class of 2008 and earlier). This change protects your password when you log in via an external e-mail client such as Outlook, Apple Mail, Thunderbird, on your phone, etc. If you have not enabled SSL for incoming […]

As of September 18, 2012, all alumni through the Class of 2008 who connect to Wesleyan’s mailserver via POP or IMAP from their own e-mail client will be required to use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). After this change, non-SSL connections will not work. Whether you use Outlook, Apple Mail, Thunderbird, a mobile device, etc., you […]

The following applies only to conventional alumni e-mail accounts (as opposed to GApps accounts). Scheduled outage Tuesday (tomorrow) REMINDER: the Cyrus e-mail server (webmail.wesleyan.edu) will be unavailable tomorrow, August 21, from 5:30-6:30 a.m. EST. This scheduled downtime is to allow for necessary system maintenance. E-mail will be unavailable during this time for alumni with Cyrus […]

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