Popular Services

Pioneer Portal is a user’s gateway to self-service.

Students have access to self-service where they can plan their degree, register for courses, contact their academic advisors, and (soon) manage holds and financial information.

WebAdvisor allows users to access a variety of university services. The set of services available to a user depends on the role(s) the user has within the university.

Canvas is a web-based application which allows instructors to put class materials on the Internet. It provides a variety of tools to facilitate teaching and learning. All courses at TWU use Canvas.

To submit Academic Agreements for review and/or Provost signature including clinical and non-clinical affiliation agreements, Research and Sponsored Program Agreements, MOUs for academic purposes, and all other agreements that support the academic functions of the University, but that do not require the payment of money. Additionally, you may request Office of General Counsel assistance in creating a completely new contract from scratch, if necessary.

TWU negotiates with vendors to provide TWU students, faculty, and staff access to discounted software for their personal machines and devices.

Unlike a “help desk”, which primarily provides only information, a “service desk” owns the incidents and questions reported to it and has the training and ability to resolve a high percentage of queries, thereby facilitating faster resolution times to its customers and users.

TWU utilizes both Microsoft Exchange and Google Suite for Education for email service.

The Technology Service Center is TWU's 100% web-based service request solution for technology support.

Laws (TAC and HIPAA) and industry mandates (PCI) require organizations to assess their vulnerabilities and risks.

In addition to primary support with the Oracle "Phoenix" E-Business Suite (Budget, Finance, & HR) system, Enterprise Applications can provide "out of the box" support to meet the unique requirements of a TWU department, group, or business organization--whether the need is a minor adjustment to the existing software or the implementation of a new product, new screen/form, report, or process.

IT Solutions offers the ability to create quotes and request bids for Office, Classroom, Lab, or Conference room technology needs. Requesting a quote or bid through IT Solutions ensures that users will receive the correct technology that will fulfill the needs of the project at the best possible price.

Technology coordinates mailing lists associated with HR records for faculty, staff, students, adjunct faculty, GTAs, etc. Lists are also broken-down by department and by campus.

Colleague is the software package that houses the University’s information in areas that include processing of student applications and registration, scheduling of classes, assisting in financial aid processing, processing of payment of tuition and fees, reporting grades and transcripts, and more.

Choose from various software to support word processing, data analysis, presentations, desktop publishing, calendar-keeping, emailing, and PDF needs.

Request Office of General Counsel review for Procurement Contracts. Additionally, you may request Office of General Counsel assistance in creating a completely new contract from scratch, if necessary.

TWU’s basic phone service is maintained and supported by IT Solutions.

A variety of statistical software is available at TWU. Popular software includes SPSS, nVivo, R, and SAS.

TWU-owned computers and devices come pre-loaded with a standard selection of software that will suit the business and academic needs of most users at TWU.

IT Solutions can assist its colleagues to find software options, evaluate them, make a good decision, and then purchase the system in a way that protects the end users.

All faculty, staff, and students associated with Texas Woman's University must have a Pioneer Portal account. This account is the key to unlocking several information pages that are found only on TWU's Intranet (Portal).

Antivirus is protective software designed to defend a computer against malicious software.

IT Solutions provides access to transaction data as well as historical data that resides in any of TWU's centrally maintained systems.

All computers are classified as “controlled items” by State Property Accounting (SPA). TWU is required by the State to maintain an inventory of all computers. Property Control in Facilities Management is responsible for maintaining the inventory of controlled and capitalized items.

The Business Applications team support third-party application integration for several academic departments and business offices. Examples of software include CourseLeaf, OnBase,Terminal4, and TerraDotta.