DI2 visits Tech Den

The Digital Transformation coffee hours hosted each Thursday on the Danforth Campus during the academic year spawned a collaborative interest between Digital Transformation and the Tech Den, which provides technology services to the Washington University student community with a focus on graduate/professional and non-residential students. The Digital Transformation implementation team recently got a tour of the TechDen, complete with […]

Building a Gaming Desktop

Today at Tech Den a client came in requesting assistance with disassembling his old desktop and moving the parts to his new desktop(building a new desktop). Our technician Rachel assisted the client and stepped in when needed. The end results were amazing. The new desktop was functional and the client was ecstatic and extremely satisfied […]

Tech Den is Closed Today

Tech Den will be closed, Monday, June 19, 2023. For all of your technical needs please contact Student Technology Services for assistance.

Job Posting Scam

Job scams that target students are on the rise. As you may already know from reading our Scam of the Month posts, hackers can and will target you by impersonating a university employee looking to hire a student worker. Often, these scams will reach you via email or your cell phone number. When the hacker reaches out […]

Student Tech Services (STS): 3D Printing, the Virtual Experience and Gaming Advances Among Tech Trends Tracked at Annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

From Sony to Samsung, LG to Amazon, Tesla to BMW, and more, companies introduced the latest and greatest emerging tech trends during the recent Annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Tech Den and Student Technology Services (STS) managers, Peeti Sithiyopasakul and Scott Markovich returned to WashU with insights into what is new and exciting, […]

Tech Den Closed

Tech Den will be closing early today at 3 pm. We will also be closed for in-person on Thursday due to the expected weather. We will reopen our office Tuesday, December 27th at 9 am. Happy Holidays from the Tech Den!

Student wins Beats Headphones

Congratulations to our winner Ally Satussi. She won a free pair of beats headphones for participating in our survey. Ms. Ally is an arts and science student.

Holiday Hours

Happy Holidays! On Wednesday, November 22, 2022, we will be shutting Tech Den down early at 2 pm. We will remain closed Thursday and Friday for the holidays. Tech Den will re-open Monday, November 28, 2022, at its normal hours. If you need emergency assistance please contact the service desk at 314-933-3333.

September 29: Phishing Emails

InfoSec Alert: Phishing AttemptThere is a targeted phishing attempt going around that is impacting students. WUIT InfoSec is aware and has mitigated the issue.Please don’t click on any links and report phishing attempts via the “phish alert” button in outlook. You can visit the WashU InfoSec website for more information (https://informationsecurity.wustl.edu/…/using-the…/).

August 25: Wireless Network (WiFi) Certificate Update

WashU IT will renew the wireless network (WiFi) certificate for the networks listed below on August 25, between 7:00 and 7:30 am. While no service interruption is anticipated you may be prompted by your computer or mobile device to accept a new certificate named wireless.wustl.edu.  Please accept this new certificate to maintain access to the wireless […]

Food, fun, and TEAM BUILDING at Top Golf

Thank you to leadership for a wonderful event in which we competed in 4 teams. Congratulations to team 234 for winning the competition! This was a great opportunity to build new friendships and strengthen existing ones. “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”

We are closing early.

This Friday, July 29, 2022, we will be closing the Tech Den at 1 pm for team-building activities. We will reopen at 8 am on Monday, August 1, 2022, at normal business hours. You may leave us a voicemail or email for any questions or concerns and we will get back to you the following […]

A huge thank you to Dr. Okamota

Thank you to Dr. Okamota for donating filament to the Tech Den. This partnership is built to last! Much appreciated Dr. O! Dr. Okamotao leads efforts of the Spartan Light Metal Products Makerspace located in Jubel Hall. For more info on resources, membership, and events please visit https://jubelmakerspace.wustl.edu/

Tasty treats for techs!

Here’s the scoop. WashU IT celebrated their staff with ice cream this summer. Food and fun were enjoyed by all. Thank you to our amazing leadership.

Closed 4th of July

In observance of Independence Day, The Tech Den will be closed Monday, 4th of July. We will reopen on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, during our normal business hours.   If you have an urgent issue, please reach out to the WashU IT service desk at 314-933-3333. If you have hardware or software issues with your personal […]

WashU Tech Den hosts Open House

WashU Tech Den hosted its official open house on May 31st, 2022. A homecoming event was hosted to welcome all back to campus as well as give graduates, professional, and non-residential students an opportunity to engage with the staff, space, and resources provided by Tech Den. The showcase included a WashU-themed 3D putt-putt course, tours […]

A Blast From the Past

“I have laptop and desktop computers spanning several generations of technology, and each afternoon this week I brought a different one to the TechDen to assess whether the hardware still worked and what files might still be on them. With Christian and Rachel’s help I was able to move through the long-deferred task of backing […]

Congrats to the Winners of the STS 3D Design Competition!

Grand Prize and Second Place Shiyeon M. (1st)                                                                               Lilly G.(2nd) Judges Choice Awards Sam N.      […]

Scam alert: watch for fake PayPal invoices

Fraudsters are sending fake invoices via PayPal… and some are paying up without thinking twice. These scams most commonly appear as email messages informing you that you have received an invoice via PayPal. If you click the link and pay using your PayPal account, your money will be gone instantly, transferred to the scammer who […]

The Tech Den has found a permanent home at 6214 Forsyth Blvd and is open for business! Forsyth House (once used as a hub for Sam Fox administrators) was completely renovated and redesigned to meet the technology needs of graduate, professional, and commuter students at the university.

During the university’s COVID-19 response efforts, the Tech Den, launched in August 2020, was developed to bridge graduate student technology support gaps. Through June 2021, the Liberman Graduate Center, located on the third floor of the DUC, provided temporary offices for Tech Den staff and clients. In October 2021, extensive research and renovation efforts were […]