Tech Den provides technology services to the Washington University student community, with a focus on graduate/professional and non-residential students. We support students in the use of core technologies, including laptop purchasing guidance, laptop repairs/loaners, network connectivity, email, printing, and software support.

To help you select a laptop, visit our Getting Started page to learn more about recommended laptops per each school’s hardware specifications.

Visit our Resources page to get set up with common WashU tools and applications.

Visit our Support/Help page for contact information.

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InfoSec Alert: Critical Security Updates for Apple Devices (iOS, macOS)

Apple recently released a critical software update for all iOS (iPhones and iPads) and macOS devices designated iOS 15.6.1 and macOS 12.5.1. With the launch of these updates, Apple took the increasingly common step of alerting users that these updates patch vulnerabilities that criminals may actively exploit. Please update your iOS and macOS devices as soon as possible to ensure you are protected. 

How to Update
  • iPhone/iPad: Open the “Settings” app, then select General>Software Update to be sure that your device is running the newest version of iOS (15.6.1). 
  • macOS: Open “System Preferences,” then navigate to “Software Update,” then follow the directions on the next screen to update to macOS Monterey 12.5.1.


Laptop Requirements

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