Current Adobe users need to download their Adobe files to their university OneDrive by June 1, 2023 to avoid lost data or assets.Learn more about the Adobe transition
Tools and software for working remotely or hybrid. View all Tools and Services for more.
In addition to the options for using Microsoft 365 applications, the university's virtual private network (VPN), or a remote desktop and applications, there are many collaborative productivity tools to allow you to work with colleagues, teachers and fellow students. These tools allow you to have virtual meetings, online chats, soft phones, and connect remotely to your files and campus resources. Take a look at some of these options and please contact the OIT Service Desk if you need additional assistance getting started.
Duo is a multi-factor authentication (MFA) tool required when connecting to campus resources. Using Duo means that an identity thief cannot use a stolen password to access our systems or your personal information without a second proof of your identity. Registration and installation of Duo needs to be completed prior to accessing the university network, Microsoft apps, and the employee and student portals.
Want to work on a project with your colleagues, instructors or other students? Teams, which is part of the Microsoft 365 suite of applications, is a tool for collaborating, communicating, document sharing, and is also approved for use with partners outside the university. Getting started is easy. Install Teams from the Microsoft Office site, view the tool, and click here for additional links to Microsoft Teams training material.
OneDrive for Business is an integral part of Microsoft 365 and provides a place in the cloud where you can store, share, and sync your work files. OneDrive can be used to: store files in a centralized, secure, easy-to-access online location (university accounts have 1 TB of online storage); update those files from any device; and collaborate with others simultaneously through file sharing. Learn more by viewing the tool.
When connecting from off-campus, OIT offers several remote options based on your needs including the university's virtual private network (VPN) and using a remote desktop and applications. Please note that you will be prompted for MFA through Duo during login to the VPN for remote access. See the tool for details on how to set up and log into VPN.
Cisco Jabber can send calls meant for your office phone directly to your laptop or personal computer. Please contact the OIT Service Desk to access this feature and provide the following information for one or more users: Current office phone number, university username, and desk phone current location. If more than one phone line must be accessible, please specify in advance. Click here for the Jabber resource guide.
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