Please read the Getting Started section before proceeding
Attending a class remotely
|Your instructor holds a virtual class or review session via video conferencing:||
Using Zoom Video Conferencing
If you already have a Zoom License (Personal or Ross):
If you don't have a Zoom License:
Getting Started with Zoom:
BlueJeans through the University of Michigan
Your instructor will provide a link in Canvas or via email to their BlueJeans Video Conferencing session. Video conferencing with BlueJeans allows for up to 150 to share in-classroom content with remote students. Tools include: chat, whiteboard, screen sharing, annotation tool, breakout rooms, file sharing.
After receiving the link to your instructor's BlueJeans session, log in with your University email address and password:
Zoom (not provided by the University of Michigan)
Your instructor will provide a link in Canvas or via email to their Zoom Video Conferencing session.
Attending Office Hours and discussions remotely
|Your instructor holds Office Hours or an outside of class discussion via videoconferencing:||
Your instructor will provide you a link in Canvas or via email to BlueJeans or another videoconference tool. Video conferencing with BlueJeans allows for medium and small size courses to meet virtually. Tools include: chat, whiteboard, screen sharing, annotation tool, breakout rooms, file sharing.
Other tools your instructor may use:
Canvas Discussions allow students and instructors to hold a virtual class discussion from various remote locations. (best for asynchronous discussion)
Canvas Chat allows students and instructors to hold a real-time class discussion from various remote locations. (best for synchronous discussion)
Canvas Groups allow the instructor to quickly and automatically break students into pairs or groups for a course activity like think-pair-share via a Group Discussion or Assignment.
For best results, download the BlueJeans app to your device Review Techniques for Teaching Remotely for more information on utilizing BlueJeans for instruction Ensure you have the Webex app installed on your device first. If you do not have the app installed, consult this page to download and install the Webex Desktop App.
Web/Video Conference Solutions
Host a Meeting
Tips for hosting a meeting
Join a Meeting
Tips for joining a meeting
Zoom Product Support
Host a Zoom Meeting
Review how to host a Zoom Meeting for instructions on hosting a Zoom meeting.
Join a Zoom Meeting
Enter the Meeting ID provided to you from the meeting organizer
BlueJeans Product Support
BlueJeans for Teaching
Attend a BlueJeans Meeting
Click on meeting link in invite email
Google Hangouts Meet:
Google Hangouts Meet Support
Host a Google Meet
Getting Started with Google Hangouts Meet
Join a Google Meet
Click on Google Meet URL (link) from email or Canvas link.
Webex Product Support
Host a Webex Meeting
Join a Webex Meeting
Click on the meeting invite link from your Calendar app.
Screen Capture/Recording Solutions
Tips for screen recording
Save screen recording
Tips for sharing screen recordings
Camtasia Product Support
Record the screen and audio
Save Camtasia screen recordings
How to post Camtasia screen recordings
Kaltura Product Support
Save Kaltura screen recordings
How to post Kaltura screen recordings
For best results, download the BlueJeans app to your device
Review Techniques for Teaching Remotely for more information on utilizing BlueJeans for instruction
Ensure you have the Webex app installed on your device first. If you do not have the app installed, consult this page to download and install the Webex Desktop App.
How to conduct Research remotely
|Connect to university research resources:||A U-M Virtual Private Network (VPN) is required to access the Great Lakes HPC Cluster,|
|Access research data storage:||Contact ARC-TS at email@example.com to arrange alternative access to your data if you cannot access data stored on Turbo Research Storage, Locker Large-File Storage, or Data Den Research Archive.|
|Data transfer:||For reliable file transfers with or without VPN, use Globus File Transfer to access your research data. Globus is supported on the Great Lakes HPC Cluster, Lighthouse HPC Cluster, ConFlux, and the ThunderX Cluster. For other systems continue to use scp/sftp or other supported transfer. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for help.|
|Factset:||More information to come.|
Teaching and Student Engagement
How Students attend class Remotely
|Attend class remotely:||If you need to attend class remotely, check with your instructor. You may be asked to join lectures in real time via BlueJeans or in Canvas.|
|University software:||Most software provided in the Campus Computing Sites can also be accessed from personal or university devices using Virtual Sites or Apps Anywhere.|
|General tips for learning and studying remotely:||Download the Canvas app to view class materials and participate online from your mobile device. The app is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play.|