During a Temporary Need for Remote Operations
The tools and resources listed below will equip you to keep working during any interruption to normal operations at OSU. If you have questions about these tools or require assistance, please contact the Service Desk or your local IT support group.
Utilize Zoom to to create high-quality online meetings, classes, and events that leverage video, chat, breakout rooms, screen-sharing, and whiteboards. New to Zoom? Check out the Getting Started page or see all of our documentation for Zoom. Protect your Zoom meetings with this guide.
Banner is the enterprise administrative computing system at Oregon State University. It supports a variety of essential functions: student (admissions, registration, student billing, etc.), financial aid, human resources/payroll, and finance. An OSU device using VPN or an approved access method, along with DUO are required to access Banner applications.
Canvas is a learning management system (LMS), which is a Web-based platform for course material, assignments, grades, communication, and all activities related to teaching and learning.
Looking for more resources specifically for instructors and teaching faculty? Click the link below for resources to help you Keep teaching during prolonged campus closures.
There are a number of methods that you can use to access OSU computing resources from home. These include VPN and Remote Desktop Gateway (RDG). See this document for guidance on the best method of access for your use case; see the list of services that require VPN.
UIT's Office of Information Security has also created a training module on how to stay secure while working remotely.
When using a personally owned device to connect to OSU you have a responsibility to make sure it is properly patched and configured to the appropriate standard for the data classification you have access to. Please note that Confidential Data may ONLY be accessed from a university owned device on a secure internet connection. Talk to your manager about how your group is handling secure access to data from remote work locations.