Teaching and Working Remotely

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There are a number of services and resources available to the Cal Poly community to support virtual instruction and telecommuting, so our university can keep teaching, learning and working—from anywhere.

Teaching - Faculty | Learning - Students | Working - Staff

Teaching - Faculty

 

Web Conferencing (Zoom) allows you to live stream and record classes, meetings, and even office hours.

Learning Management System (Canvas) helps you manage your courses on both desktop and mobile devices. 

Virtual Private Network (GlobalProtect) securely connects you to the wiki, file shares, certain software, from anywhere

Virtual Computer Labs (AppStream) gives you access to specialized academic software usually only available in labs, through a browser

Cloud Storage & Sharing (OneDrive) allows you to upload, save and share files, and create and edit Microsoft documents via web browser, mobile or desktop app. 

Concierge Tech Support available by phone, and email Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Service Desk technicians answer questions, provide solutions, and can even remotely connect to your computer for one-on-one troubleshooting.

 

For additional remote work tips and information, check out our Faculty & Staff Guide For Remote Work.

 

Learning - Students

 

Web Conferencing (Zoom) allows you to virtually participate in classes, club meetings and office hours with your professors.

Learning Management System (Canvas) connects you to your instructors and assignments on both desktop and mobile devices. 

Virtual Computer Labs (AppStream) gives you access to specialized academic software usually only available in labs, through a browser

Virtual Private Network (GlobalProtect) securely connects you to software titles you need for your courses, like Autodesk, GIS Software (ESRI/ERDAS/Trimble), Maple, Mathematica, MATLAB/SIMULINK, and Solidworks

Cloud Storage & Sharing (OneDrive) allows you to upload, save and share files, and work on group projects with as many as 10 collaborators via web browser, mobile or desktop app. 

Concierge Tech Support available by phone, and email Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Service Desk technicians answer questions, provide solutions, and can even remotely connect to your computer for one-on-one troubleshooting.

 

Working - Staff

 

Web Conferencing (Zoom) allows you to attend meetings, give presentations, and connect with your colleagues

Virtual Private Network (GlobalProtect) securely connects you to the wiki, file shares, certain software, from anywhere

Cloud Storage & Sharing (OneDrive) allows you to upload, save and share files, and create and edit Microsoft documents via web browser, mobile or desktop app. 

Concierge Tech Support available by phone, and email Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Service Desk technicians answer questions, provide solutions, and can even remotely connect to your computer for one-on-one troubleshooting.

 

For additional remote work tips and information, check out our Faculty & Staff Guide For Remote Work.

 

To stay up-to-date on Cal Poly’s response to Coronavirus, visit coronavirus.calpoly.edu

 

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