Resources for Working Remotely - Information and Technology Services

Internet Connection Resources:

  • Free bandwidth tester (speedof.me, speedtest.xfinity.com, etc.)

Phones and Voicemail:

Remote connections to equipment and software:

  • VPN access
  • VPN alternatives
  • Remote Desktop
  • Software: Zoom, Office 365, Google Apps, SPSS, Qualtrics, Adobe CC (until January 31st, 2021)

Data Security:

  • Netstor vs. cloud storage for files

Meetings:

  • Zoom (Zoom Sakai integration) – Zoom Add-ons
  • Google Meet
  • Setting up Appointment slots for Office hours
  • Using Break-out rooms for Office hours

Equipment Checkout and availability:

  • Laptops (Mac and Windows) – avoid bringing equipment home without approval
  • Webcams
  • Voice Amplification Devices
  • Headsets and Microphones

Getting Help:

  • Help Desk information
  • Knowledge Base (kb.plu.edu)
  • Training sessions and Workshops