December 11: ServiceNow (wustl.service-now.com) Portal Update

Washington University Information Technology updated the ServiceNow self-service portal on Saturday, December 11, 9 p.m. – 11 p.m. Please note that this update does not apply to the legacy ServiceNow (wusm.service-now.com). The update brings more functionality to the portal landing page for users to conveniently navigate to their desired content. Requests for services and equipment, reported […]

July 1: ServiceNow Platform Change

On July 1, there will be numerous changes to the ServiceNow platform (wustl.service-now.com) for ITIL users. These changes will provide more functionality and streamline workflows. The changes are outlined in the sections below. Task (SCTASK) Records and Request Item (RITM) Records Email Functionality SCTASK records and RITM records will have full email functionality. Emails sent or […]

February 5: ServiceNow Problem Management Module Launched

On February 5, 2021, Washington University Information Technology launched the Problem Management module in the ServiceNow for IT support and services (wustl.service-now.com). The Problem Management module manages the lifecycle of problems (the cause or potential cause of one or more incidents), focusing on finding permanent solutions. ServiceNow general users are not affected by this change. ITIL […]

Training: ServiceNow Requests and Incidents for ITIL Users

welcome screen of the Service Requests & Incidents for ITIL users training

Using ServiceNow as designed enhances our ability to deliver service to customers, track our work, and measure our performance.  The proper classification of work as Requests or Incidents is an important distinction and element of ServiceNow design. If you are a ServiceNow ITIL user who submits Requests and Incidents or you are interested in learning […]

Tips: ServiceNow Portal for IT Support & Services

ServiceNow Portal Landing Page

The intuitive and user-friendly ServiceNow self-service portal (wustl.service-now.com) enables you to request IT services and equipment, search for IT solutions, and report IT issues. Additionally, you can easily track the status of your requests and reported IT issues, and send messages to technicians assigned to your requests and reported IT issues. Read below for tips […]

June 19: ServiceNow Request Approvals

There are concerns with the request approval process in the ServiceNow for IT services and support (wustl.service-now.com). We have devised a plan to address this, which includes identifying the desired approvers for departments and cost centers, then updating these in ServiceNow. A survey will soon be delivered to identify department approval preferences. The process for request approvals in ServiceNow is as […]

June 1: ServiceNow for IT Support & Services Launched

On June 1, the new ServiceNow for IT support & services launched. Visit wustl.service-now.com to request IT services or equipment, search for IT solutions, and report IT issues. Please note the following will remain in the legacy instance of ServiceNow at wusm.service-now.com: WUSM Facilities requests Shared Business Services Hub requests HR Benefits for internal work […]

May 19 Update: ServiceNow Preparations & Expectations

The new ServiceNow for IT support is set to launch on June 1, 2020. Go to the new ServiceNow at wustl.service-now.com to request IT services or equipment, search for IT solutions, and report IT issues. Please note the following will remain in the legacy instance of ServiceNow at wusm.service-now.com: WUSM Facilities requests Shared Business Services […]

June 1: The New ServiceNow (WashU IT self-service portal) Launch

To help improve customer service, WashU IT is launching a new version of ServiceNow for IT support on June 1, 2020. This ServiceNow will be accessible across computers, tablets, and cell phones, allowing users to request IT services or items, search for IT solutions, and report IT issues. Learn about what will change when the […]

ServiceNow Project – New Launch Date: June 1, 2020

We are pleased to announce the new ServiceNow platform will launch on June 1, 2020. If the university were to resume normal operations at that time, we have a contingency plan to postpone the launch by two weeks to allow for staff and support teams to return to the office. We have two upcoming Q&A […]