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Technology Recommendations for Remote Learning

The University of Memphis has negotiated with several hardware vendors to provide special pricing for personal purchases by faculty, staff, and students. See our page for more information.


Microsoft Teams is Here!

That’s correct. Microsoft Teams is available to all faculty, staff and students. Microsoft Teams is the hub for group collaboration in Microsoft 365 that integrates people, content, and applications. Teams brings simplicity to teamwork by joining collaboration, sharing, and communication all under one platform. See our page about Microsoft Teams for more information. 


Email Single Sign On

On May 25, 2020 ITS enabled single sign-on for Office 365 to strengthen security, especially for employees who are using multi-factor authentication (Duo).

Mobile devices could require email reconfiguration

If you use a current version of the Outlook app on your mobile phone, the authentication should work without any changes on your part. If you use the native email client for your Android or iOS device, you may need to remove your university Exchange email account from your device and add it again to authenticate with single sign on.

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Documentation:

Full documentation on adding and removing email from mobile devices.


IT Resources for Emeritus Faculty

Once a faculty member has been granted the role of Emeritus in Banner, they will have access to a virtual University of Memphis desktop. This desktop will allow direct access to University software and on campus technical resources. This desktop will be accessible by visiting http://umapps.memphis.edu and following the prompts to install the Citrix Receiver on a personal device. For more information see our page about IT resources for Emeritus Faculty.


Using Outlook Online

Want to use the UofM email Outlook OWA (Online Web Application)? Learn how to stay connected here at the UofM. Office 365 also supports various features. These features include Shared calendars for your group, Spam Filter, and Mailbox delegation. (“Mailbox delegation” means giving members in your group the ability to send on behalf or grant them mailbox/calendar permissions.) 

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Documentation

For more information about umMail and it's policies check out our website.


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Looking for assistance and answers in eCourseware? Check out our eCourseware page for assistance with eCourseware (Desire2Learn) Tools.


DUO Account Security

DUO Multi-factor Authentication is required for all employees. Multi-factor authentication strengthens the protection of your information by confirming your identity. This is done when you access certain UofM services and sites.

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Requesting and Using DUO Token
Adding a Mobile Phone
Enabling Office Phone to Use DUO
Deleting A Number or Device from DUO

Full DUO Documentation

View Full DUO Account Security Documentation


MatLab

MatLab is a programming platform designed specifically for engineers and scientists. The language, apps, and built-in math functions enable you to quickly explore multiple approaches to arrive at a solution. MatLab lets you take your ideas from research to production by deploying to enterprise applications and embedded devices.

What can you do with MatLab? 

  • Analyze data
  • Develop algorithms
  • Create models and applications

Who uses MatLab?

Millions of engineers and scientists in industry and academia use MatLab. You can use MatLab for a wide range of applications including deep learning, machine learning, signal processing and communications. Other applications including image and video processing, control systems, test and measurement, computational finance, and computational biology.

MatLab Installation Instructions for PC
MatLab Installation Instructions for MAC


OneDrive

OneDrive (Microsoft's internet-based storage platform) is available for use with external (non-UofM) colleagues. This service will provide a solution for sharing documents with others while working on research, class projects, or administrative collaboration. Remember, use of this service should align with all UofM policies and guidelines. (Please see UM1691 Campus Data Security Policy and the ITS Data Storage Guidelines.)

To access OneDrive, visit the University of Memphis Office 365 Webmail site (authenticate using your UUID and password). Look for the App Launcher (9 tiles in a square) at the upper left of the screen (near "Office 365" logo). Select OneDrive and let the collaboration begin!

Our OneDrive documentation highlights the features of Office 365 - OneDrive. ITS Center for Teaching & Learning will provide documentation and training. Visit Learning Curve for a listing of trainings.


Office 365

The University of Memphis has an Office 365 Student Advantage Program available to Students, Faculty, and Staff. This plan allows users to install Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote, on up to 5 personal devices. These devices can be PCs or Macs and office apps on other mobile devices including Windows tablets and iPads.

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Infographic for installing on a MAC

Documentation:

Full instructions for installation on a MAC
Full instructions for installing on PC


TAF Lab Locations

See UofM Campus Map site  or Technology Resource Locator site for locations of TAF Labs


Using iPrint

iPrint is a wireless printing system that allows students to take advantage of printing services. These services are available at all Technology Access Fee (TAF) funded printers on campus. To find a list of the these areas, visit the Computer Labs/Smart Classrooms website.

iPrint Infographic for Mobility Printing on Android devices
iPrint Infographic for Mobility Printing on iOS devices
iPrint Infographic for Mobility Printing on MAC devices
iPrint Infographic for Mobility Printing on Windows devices

iPrint website for a more in-depth set of directions and links to the system.


umMail Precautions

The University of Memphis uses Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook) as its standard, approved email service. Outlook provides a clear, unified view of emails, calendars, and contacts to keep your information and communication organized. Stay connected and go beyond basic email tasks. Outlook allows you to get more done, such as, journaling and document sharing.

Got a strange email? Check out this Infographic.


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Additional Assistance

Connect with umTech via the Service Desk at 901.678.8888 or submit a Service Request.

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