Staff Tools and Services

 

Commonly used OIT tools, services, and resources for staff. To view all services, browse all tools and services.

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Phone Support

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303-724-4357 (4-HELP from a campus phone)

7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday - Thursday

7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday

 

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Chat Support

OIT chat support is currently unavailable. We are working to restore Chat capabilities as quickly as possible.

Please use phone support or one of our self service options for assistance during this time.

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24/7 access to the OIT Service Center, your ticket will be replied to during normal hours of operation in the order it was received.


University Access Resources

Remote Access VPN

Category: IT Security OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Productivity and Business Remote Access Software VPN or remote access Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students Cost: Free
When connecting from off-campus, there are several remote options based on your needs. Please note that you will be prompted for multi-factor authentication through Duo during login to the VPN or VMware Horizon for remote access.
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Single Sign On (SSO)

Category: OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Remote Access Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
Authentication services to university units for departmental or campuswide applications that require the authentication of users based on their affiliation with the university.
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Operations Resources

Directory Listing and User Account Update

Category: Email Marketing and Communications OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students Cost: Free
If your name has changed, you would like to go by a middle name or abbreviated version of your name, or you would like to request a change to your email address, OIT can assist you with updating your directory listing and user account.
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Network Services

Category: Billing Computer and Device Support OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Operating Systems Remote Access Remote Access Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: See extended details for service rates
This service request provides wired and wireless computer access to the university's data network. This connectivity allows access to the Internet and to university-managed network-dependent resources (such as servers and applications). *Need to be on VPN or campus network to access button link
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New Equipment Purchases

Category: Computer and Device Support OIT - Categories Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
If you need assistance in deciding what equipment will be best suited for your needs, our Service Desk team can assist with a consultation and recommendations before you make your purchase. Our OIT Service Desk will help ensure your purchase meets the university's minimum technology requirements.
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Storage, Servers and Backups

Category: Billing OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Operating Systems Productivity and Business Remote Access Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Cost: See extended details for service rates
Server hosting, backup and storage services include a variety of file and data backup solutions available to university faculty, staff and students. Other services include setup and centralized hosting of both physical and virtual servers. Fees may apply for some services.
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Telephone Setup and Support

Category: Billing OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Phones Productivity and Business Audience: Faculty Staff Cost: See extended details for rates
This service request is to install/activate, make changes, or deactivate an office/desktop telephone connection at a designated location. Typical use of this service is to support an office phone, or multiple office phones, connection.
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University Systems Account Access

Category: OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Operating Systems Remote Access Remote Access Audience: Faculty Staff Cost: Free
OIT manages access to email, Active Directory, VPN and certain library entitlements as well as the information that is sent to badging and parking. Access to HCM, Finance, PeopleSoft and CU-SIS is managed by University Information Systems at the CU System Office. Submit a ticket for help accessing these university systems.



Academic Tools and Resources

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AV Equipment

Category: Billing Classroom Support Instructional Technology OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Room Scheduling Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: See extended details for service rates
Audiovisual (AV) equipment can be checked out for classroom use or other events on campus by submitting a request through the EMS room scheduling system.
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AV Services

Category: Billing Classroom Support Instructional Technology OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: See extended details for service rates
Audiovisual services can be scheduled for classroom and event support including AV technical assist and setup and / or AV staffing for the duration of your event.
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Equipment Rentals

Category: Billing Classroom Support Computer and Device Support Instructional Technology Productivity and Business Room Scheduling Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students Cost: See extended details for service rates
You can rent various IT and computer equipment for your classroom and business needs. Some equipment can be rented through the EMS system, other equipment needs to be rented onsite with OIT directly.
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Microsoft 365

Category: Office 365 OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Productivity and Business Software Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive, Outlook and more, Microsoft 365 is a suite of productivity, storage, multi-media and business applications that allows you to collaborate and share your work across campus, teams and classes.
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Microsoft Teams

Category: Office 365 OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Productivity and Business Software Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
Microsoft Teams is a chat-centered workspace in Microsoft 365. It brings people, conversations, files, and tools into one place, so everyone has instant access to everything — facilitate meetings, chat one-on-one, make audio or video calls, and connect your Teams site to third-party apps safely.
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Poll Everywhere

Category: Canvas Instructional Technology OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Software Survey tools Audience: Faculty Staff Cost: Free
Faculty and staff can use Poll Everywhere to create and host live polls, view audience responses, and download reports. Polls can be added to PowerPoint presentations, displayed in a web browser, shared with colleagues, or embedded into Canvas.
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Room Scheduling System (EMS)

Category: OIT - Type of software Productivity and Business Room Scheduling Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
This system is used to schedule classrooms and conference rooms, multipurpose meeting rooms, computer teaching labs, small group rooms, lecture halls, and auditoriums as well as AV equipment and facilities services.
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Technology Setup and Use in Classrooms

Category: Classroom Support Instructional Technology OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
Classroom related audiovisual support is available for courses (no fee) and for non-course related events. This includes setup of equipment, assistance with audio, video and recording devices, assistance with loading of PowerPoint presentations, or other multimedia equipment such as document cameras, DVD/VCRs, audience response systems.

Zoom

Category: Billing OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Remote Access Software Web Conferencing Zoom Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
Zoom is a best-in-class online communication and collaboration tool that provides video conferencing, web conferencing, and audio conferencing (both device-based and phone), as well as audio/video/sharing, all with an intuitive and easy-to-use user interface.
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Additional Tools and Resources

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Adobe for CU Anschutz Faculty and Staff

Category: Design and Development Marketing and Communications OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Software Audience: Faculty Staff Cost: $100 for Creative Cloud; Free for Acrobat Pro
Adobe Acrobat Pro and a wide range of Adobe Creative Cloud software and tools for graphic design, video editing, web development, image editing, and more are available to faculty and staff through our license agreement with Adobe. To request a license, scroll down to the detailed instructions in the full description before submitting your request.
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DocuSign

Category: OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Productivity and Business Software Audience: Faculty Staff Cost: Free
DocuSign is currently available to CU Anschutz Medical Campus researchers, faculty, and staff. This HIPAA-compliant web-based application is a fast, secure way to create, sign, and send documents from any device.
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Formstack

Category: Forms Formstack OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Survey tools Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students Cost: Free
Formstack is a form building and data collection tool that can be used to accomplish a wide variety of tasks. You can build forms; configure everything from notification emails to approval workflows and form security; and view, edit, export or manipulate the data which has been submitted via your form.
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Microsoft Forms

Category: Forms Office 365 OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Software Survey tools Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students Cost: Free
Microsoft Forms is a tool that allows for the easy creation of surveys, quizzes, and polls. Microsoft 365 applications are free to faculty, students and staff. The university has a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) with Microsoft that allows for secure collaboration and HIPAA compliance.
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Microsoft OneDrive for Business

Category: Office 365 OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Onedrive Productivity and Business Software Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students Cost: Free
OneDrive for Business is an integral part of Microsoft 365 and provides a place in the cloud where you can store, share, and sync your work files.
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Microsoft Outlook Email

Category: Email Office 365 OIT - Categories Software Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
All email lives in the cloud at Microsoft 365 and is accessible from any device, anywhere. Benefits of using Outlook include increased mailbox sizes limits up to 50GB, online archive to store old email up to 100GB, capability to send attachments up to 25MB and unlimited storage in the public cloud.
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Microsoft Teams

Category: Office 365 OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Productivity and Business Software Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
Microsoft Teams is a chat-centered workspace in Microsoft 365. It brings people, conversations, files, and tools into one place, so everyone has instant access to everything — facilitate meetings, chat one-on-one, make audio or video calls, and connect your Teams site to third-party apps safely.
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Operating System Support

Category: Computer and Device Support OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Operating Systems Audience: Faculty Staff Cost: Free
The OIT Service Desk provides faculty and staff support with any Operating System (ex. Windows, Mac) issues or troubleshooting.
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Phishing Emails

Category: Email IT Security IT Security OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
Phishing is a psychological attack used by cyber criminals to trick you into giving up information or taking an action. Learn more about recognizing phishing attempts.
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Printer Setup/Support

Category: Computer and Device Support OIT - Categories Audience: Faculty Staff Cost: Free
Onsite printer support to CU Denver faculty and staff including new installations and set-ups, re-installs, troubleshooting, repairing, upgrading and print queue creation. Our full spectrum of services includes proactive, reactive, onsite and remote support.
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Qualtrics

Category: Forms OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Qualtrics Software Survey tools Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students Cost: Free
Qualtrics provides a cloud-based survey platform allowing organizations to standardize data and surveys. Qualtrics and is an approved software provider for forms that collect protected information; this includes information as part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). All new forms that collect protected information are required to reside in Qualtrics as of January 2021.
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Website Consultation

Category: CMS Design and Development OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Website Management and Development Audience: Faculty IT Professional Staff Cost: Free
The OIT Web Services and Web Development teams' partner with the CU Anschutz Office of Communications and CU Denver University Communications teams to offer consultation on website content strategy, information architecture, CMS best practices and brand compliance. We offer weekly Open Lab sessions with web team members.
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