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Washburn Identification Number (WIN) FAQ

Question: What is a WIN?

Answer: A WIN is a Washburn Identification Number. Each individual associated with Washburn is assigned a unique number by Washburn's administrative software. This unique number is the WIN.

 

Question: What is an iCard?

Answer: The Washburn iCard is the official photo ID card for Washburn University. All students, staff, and faculty need this card whenever asked to present university identification.

 

Question: How is an iCard related to the WIN?

Answer: The WIN is displayed on the back of your iCard.

 

Question: Where do I get an iCard?

Answer: At the Ichabod Service Center in the Memorial Union.

 

Question: I am a faculty member. How do I obtain my WIN?

Answer: Either obtain an iCard or contact the VPAA office.

 

Question: I am a student. How do I obtain my WIN?

Answer: Students may find their WIN on their iCard, admissions acceptance letter, billing statements and other correspondence from the university. Students may also obtain their WIN from their advisor during enrollment.

 

Question: I am a staff member. How do I obtain my WIN?

Answer: Either obtain an iCard or contact the Human Resources office.

 

Question: I am a faculty member. May I use the WIN to display course grades on my office door or on the Web?

Answer: NO! Student WINs are considered to be part of the student's educational record according to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Acts (FERPA). WINs cannot be publicly displayed.

 

Question: What do I do if I suspect that someone else has gained access to my WIN without authorization?

Answer: Contact acceptable-use@washburn.edu, or call (785) 670-3000.