Keep Working

Adapting to remain operational during the pandemic opened a variety of new remote-working and meeting options. We've found value in having one source for key strategies and resources to help you work remotely. Visit HR's telecommuting page for more information about policies and procedures. 

Keys to Success

Tech and Access Capabilities

There are a number of resources to consider if you are planning on working remotely, work with your local IT support to ensure you have the resources you need. For example, do you have...

  • Sufficient computer hardware?
  • Internet bandwidth?
  • Access to all essential programs?
  • Necessary server connections?
  • A webcam to videoconference?
  • A surge protector to safeguard your equipment?
Software and Collaboration Tools

Make sure you know how to access your network and necessary systems. We’ve collected information on accessing some key services and a comparision of their features.

Work Securely

Continue to employ the security best practices as you work remotely. For example, be aeware of phishing attempts. Remain vigilant for security concerns and be sure to report suspicious emails to Our cybersecurity site offers you tips for keeping information secure when working remotely. It provides informaiton about changing your password while off campus, accessing proteted data, using the VPN, avoiding unsecured Wi-Fi, and who to contact for additional help.

MITS Partners

If you are a Managed IT Services (MITS) partner and have an OCIO-managed device (your usual device or loaner equipment), you can do the majority of your job with just your normal internet connection. A few items need a more secure connection. If you need access to the K: drive (file share) or certain internal applications, you will need to use a VPN or remote access portal depending on the equipment you have access to. If you have questions or need help, we have support available to you 24/7.