Connecting Online

The Information Systems Service Desk ( sent a message to the email address provided on your admissions application. The email contains instructions for activating your myDeacNet Account. Your DeacNetID (user name) and password will enable you to access your WFU Google Mail account as well as the Wake Information Network (WIN) and other online services. Activating  your myDeacNet Account allows you to manage your account from any computer, anyplace with an Internet connection. If you have not received this email, please contact the Information Systems Service Desk at 336.758.4357.

Starting now, plan to check your WFU Google Mail account regularly for vital information at By August 1, Information Systems recommends that you enable Google 2-Step Verification for your WFU Google Mail account in order to protect your personal information.

Watch the helpful video at WIN is the administrative system used by students to register for classes, update contact information and access student accounts. In WIN, you will also find your Student ID number under Personal > Your Personal Information. You can access WIN by using your DeacNetID (user name) and password at