Remote Access Instructions
What meeting software should I use?
Microsoft Teams is a secure online meeting tool for internal and external meetings. It is available to faculty and staff with a University of Calgary IT account.
How to use Office365 from home
Find out how to keep using your email and calendar while working or learning from home.
How to map to a network drive or group file share from home
In order to connect to a network drive or a group file share from off campus, you must know the full network path to the drive that you need to connect to, as well as be connected to the university network through a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection.
Do I require VPN access?
Find out about what applications and systems are readily available without using VPN (Virtual Private Network) and which ones require General VPN.
How to use the General VPN
The General VPN service is available for all students, faculty and staff at the University of Calgary to access networked resources, from a remote location.
How to use remote desktop (RDP) connection to managed computers
Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) provides a graphical interface to connect to another computer over a network connection. The user employs RDP client software for this purpose, while the other computer must run RDP server software.
How to use RSA SecurID software token
On occasion, your role on campus may require you to have two factor authentication set up, also known as a SecurID token or your RSA. This is required to access some university systems as an extra layer of security.
How to log in to Skype for Business
Skype for Business is an enterprise tool that allows University of Calgary staff to add up to 250 people to online meetings, provides enterprise-grade security, and is integrated into our Office apps.
How to use voicemail remotely
Voice Services may be able to assist individuals and departments with “working from home” scenarios. The article linked to below will address how individuals will be able to receive voicemail messages remotely.
How do I access libraries and cultural resources articles from off-campus
Instructions on how to access library resources such as databases and view full-text articles.
How to register and download software via Kivuto
Learn how to get academic software at a discounted price offered by the software vendor.