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Google Apps for Education

With Google Apps, you can connect with other Gmail users to schedule meeting, share calendars and create and assign tasks. You can also access your account on the web, and use Google Drive to create, store, and share content online, "in the cloud."

Follow-You Printing

Not only can you print and copy with the printers, you can also scan documents directly to your email or a USB drive. This way, you can easily share documents with your team without handing out a bunch of copies.


Ross Conferences

An online tool found on iMpact that allows you to create websites for your academic conference events.


Desktop Video Conferencing and Secure IM

Conduct video conferences right from your desktop or laptop. Hold secure chat sessions. Both options allow you to share documents or your desktop and collaborate with the whiteboard.


iMpact Go!

Use your iPhone or Android device to view iMpact Bulletin Board news and Events. Check your recruiting activities and reserve a group study room on the fly. No laptop required.


M + Box

Through UM's partnership with Box, everyone gets 50gb of online storage space! Use it to store, share and discuss files with colleagues and access them all over the world, on a range of devices.

Virtual Lab

There's no need to purchase the special software that your professors may need you to use. Simply connect to our Virtual Lab and you will have access to all of the software that is imaged on the classroom and lab machines.



CTools is an advanced web-based course and collaboration environment. Instructors, researchers and students can create course and project websites using a number of tools, such as announcements, discussion boards, chat and document storage.


Shadow Copy (Faculty/Staff/PhD)

Shadow Copy is a network tool that creates copies of files saved on the network so you can retrieve versions of a document you may have accidentally deleted or overwritten. You can restore versions that are as much as two weeks old.


Virtual Private Network

VPN allows your to securely access network drives or Secure access to network resources. Using VPN to connect to our computer network from remote locations minimizes the security risks inherent in data transfer across the Internet.


Remote Desktop (Faculty/Staff/PhD)

With Remote Desktop, you can connect to your work computer from home and access all of your software programs and network resources using the internet or a VPN connection.