A variety of circumstances might require you to temporarily work remotely. The checklist below provides you suggested actions and tools to ensure that you can continue to perform your job with ease. Online meetings can be held, files can be accessed and stored online, share your computer screen with colleagues, make audio calls via your computer, and more!
Accessing your files remotely
Online learning and teaching
Email, Calendar, Drive and Hangouts
Telephone / Voice Mail
Voice mail and call forwarding
Connect to a secure campus connection (Virtual Private Network)
Web conferencing for faculty, staff and students.
ACD (for offices with an ACD)
- Changing an announcement message
- Changing call routing
Instant Messaging: Fresno State Slack
- Instant messaging from anywhere, anytime
- Collaboration for individuals or groups
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Faculty and staff, working remotely, will need to use the Fresno State Virtual Private
Network (VPN) https://vpn.csufresno.edu to securely access their campus workstation, shared folders, local databases or other
Fresno State's VPN creates a safe and encrypted connection that allows employees to safely send information back and forth from the campus and their remote location. Depending on the speed of your remote location, some activities may be slower than when you are physically on campus.
Fresno State uses Zoom for video and web conferencing; available to all students, faculty, and staff. Zoom allows for video, audio, and screen sharing between up to 200 participants. It can be used from any computer, laptop, tablet, or phone, and it works on PC, Mac, Android and iOS devices. Zoom also works with rooms equipped for video conferencing such as Polycom, etc. Any Fresno State user can initiate a video or audio meeting, allowing Zoom to be used for any online meeting, whether between two or many people. Anyone in the world can join a Zoom meeting, but only a host can start/schedule meetings.
To access the Zoom platform login using your Fresno State username and password at fresnostate.zoom.us.
Quick Links to Resources
|Need Help?||Submit a ticket|
|Canvas||Center for Faculty Excellence|
|Eduroam||Instructions to connect to Eduroam|
|ITL - College/Depts Liaisons||How to contact your IT Liaison|
|Zoom||How to Guides|