Flexible\Remote Learning Students

I am a Flexible Learning Student or a Remote Student

Wheaton College provides many different resources to support learning, regardless of location. Below you will find guides to show what is available.

An icon of a laptop with two gears on the screen Before you begin Class

Prepare for class ready to learn.

Here are a few things you should do to ensure a smooth transition.

Technology Systems and Services

An orange icon of a computer with a person's profile inside Account Setup
  • As an accepted student at Wheaton College, you can set up your NetID and password here
  • Once your NetID has been set up, you gain access to the following resources:
    • Your my.wheaton student email, accessed through Gmail here
    • Your NetID, which gives you access to the Wheaton Portal and ThunderCloud Services
 Canvas logo Learning Management System (Canvas)
  • Canvas is used for accessing class materials, discussion, online tests and assignments, and grade tracking
The Google G  My.Wheaton Accounts
  • Students each receive a my.wheaton Google account with access to the full complement of web-based communication, storage, and collaboration apps
 An orange icon on a lock with three dots inside Password Center
  • For students, NetID and ThunderCloud Services passwords are identical, and you can change them at the same time
An icon of a computer with 2 cogwheels  Student Software Resources
  • Current students can install Microsoft Office to their personally-owned computers and mobile devices at no additional cost
  • Current students can use their my.Wheaton email address to access certain software at discounted educational pricing
  • The software included is Adobe Creative Cloud, SPSS, and more.
 LinkedIn Learning Logo Square ThunderCloud Learning
  • Current students have access to ThunderCloud Learning, powered by LinkedIn Learning for professional skill development and software training resources
Wheaton on Tap  Wheaton on Tap
  • One-tap access to the tools you need, from your phone .


Keeping Your Data Secure: Cybersecurity

An icon of a lock and key Simple Steps for Cybersecurity
  • We all have a responsibility to protect both College and personal data. These three simple steps are guidelines that can help keep our data secure.
An icon of a fishing hook  Avoiding Phishing Attempts 
  • Quick tips for how to recognize common scam techniques, examples of scams targeting Wheaton College, and what to do if you think you’ve been scammed. 


How to Receive Technology Help

  The AIT Website
An icon of a person with a headset on The AIT Service Desk  Phone Support: 8 AM – 8 PM (Central Time), Monday through Friday
  • You can reach us by calling 630.752.4357 (HELP)
  • Phone-based help is available from 8 AM until 8 PM Monday through Friday when the College is open
  • After 8 PM, you are welcome to leave us a voicemail or email us.
Email Support: 8 AM – 8 PM (Central Time), Monday through Friday
  • Our email address is ait.service.desk@wheaton.edu
  • You are welcome to email us any time, and we will respond between 8 AM and 8PM Monday through Friday