Work From Home Resources


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Information Technology Links and Resources

Department of Information Technology’s Working From Home Information Page includes guides on setting up Remote Desktop and OSU’s Virtual Private Network (VPN), as well as links to guides for Canvas, myOKSTATE, and forwarding your office phone to another number.

DASNR IT’s Support Portal is DASNR IT’s landing page with links to Contact Information, Technical Resources, and Cooperative Conversations – In-service trainings on various tech topics.

Spotlight on DASNR IT Blog contains articles on various topics including how to stay safe online and other guides and trainings.

General Documents and Guides

Work From Home Tips

Working From Home Presentation

Cleaning and Sanitizing Your Desktop Workspace

Virtual Meeting Icebreakers


Required Productivity Applications

Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is necessary to install on your work-from-home computer, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Skype for Business, and Microsoft Teams, which is a great tool for communicating with other Faculty or Staff from the university.

Online Meetings and Web Conferencing

Online Programming - "Hosting a Webinar with In-Person Energy" from Cheryl Newberry's What's Up Wednesday session on 9/9/2020:


Zoom provides remote conferencing services that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration


Canvas is the new Learning Management System being adopted by Oklahoma State University in Fall 2019. It is a flexible, easy-to-use platform with a clean interface, rich multimedia capabilities, and dedicated mobile apps for both students and instructors.

Screen Capture Software

Communication, Collaboration, and Messaging

Skype for Business

Skype for Business is enterprise instant messaging software developed by Microsoft as part of the Office 365 suite.

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a unified communication and collaboration platform that combines persistent workplace chat, video meetings, file storage, and application integration.

Teams Chat

Teams Meet Now

Accessing and Securing Your Data


Employees get one terabyte (1 TB) of file storage space in OneDrive as a part of their Office 365 subscription. This is online cloud storage and can be accessed from a multitude of devices: Windows, Mac, via the web, and from a smart phone or a tablet.

Network Drive (G: Drive)

In the event it becomes necessary to work from home for a period of time, it’s pretty easy to setup access to your G: drive (or DASNR Shared drive) files from a home computer.

Cyber Security Awareness

Cyber security awareness is knowledge combined with attitudes and behaviors that serve to protect our information assets. Being cyber security aware means you understand what the threats are and you take the right steps to prevent them.

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