This page provides a guide for converting in-person course instruction to a remote format during the campus closure, as well as resources for students and employees.
- Campus Health remains open if you need to be seen by a physician or counselor.
- Campus Pantry
- Disability Resource Center
- Visit the University Libraries website for information about hours, availability and other services.
- Campus Parking & Transportation information (parking is free till further notice).
- Office of Student Computing Resources
- Virtual Computing Lab
- Remote UAWiFi Hotspots
- Code of Academic Integrity
- Reporting Discrimination
- Online Instruction Resources
- Teaching Continuity Webinars
- Live support for instructors with Zoom (7 days a week)
- Instructional Continuity Support Ticket System
- D2L-based Teaching Continuity Faculty Learning Community – share ideas, develop new skills and create a network of peer mentors. Meets weekly via Zoom at 9-10 am on Wednesdays, beginning March 25, 2020. Register online.
- Remote Instructors Information (PDF)
- Remote Teaching Taskforce
- Find your unit's remote teaching liaison
Student Learning Resources
- Student Success Resources
- Online Learning Resources
- Technology Resources (including internet access and equipment checkouts)
- SOS Any question/Just Ask: Email, text, online chat from 7am-10pm
- Office of the Registrar/Spring 2020 Revised Policies
- Think Tank online tutoring
- Native American Students Frequently Asked Questions (PDF); also see FAQ2 (PDF)
- Find your SBS advisor
Resources for Remote Teaching
If you need to access your on-campus computer files, please remember to set up your VPN secure connection. Questions concerning how to get started with any of the options below can be directed by opening a ticket in Ticket at TicketDog.
You download the information below in PDF format.
- Post lecture notes and slides (PDF, Word, Powerpoints) in D2L.
- See D2L resources
- Box @UA account provides 50 GB of online storage and allows you to upload individual files of up to 15 GB in size for sharing large files when emails are inadequate. Links to files for sharing/editing/ uploading can be created for students.
- See Box FAQs
- Students can use their University of Arizona email to submit their assignments.
- This option is only recommended if it’s a small class since it can be time consuming with numerous emails to track.
- Share screens and real-time voice and/or video conversations with students. Requires a microphone. Ideally a camera.
- Zoom resources for instructors
- Secure collaboration application in Office 365. Includes audio and video conferencing among many other collaboration tools.
- Learn more about Microsoft Teams
- Record video lectures that can be posted and viewed on D2L course site.
- Students can watch on their own schedule.
- Requires a microphone. Ideally a camera.
- See Panapto Lecture Capture
- Share screens and real-time voice and/or video conversations with students.
- Requires a microphone. Ideally a camera.
- See Zoom resources
- Includes a chat-based workspace for real-time collaboration.
- How to chat in Microsoft Teams
Skype for Business
- Another Microsoft chat tool.
- Using Skype for Business
- Not a University service, but many units use it for chat and collaboration. If your unit has adopted it, ensure that all employees have accounts and know how to access Slack remotely.
- Slack website
Guidance for Internships
Suggestions for Offering Alternative Assignments
Students should continue to be in touch with their employer/partner regarding updates on both the University side and and employer/partner side. As departmentally/disciplinarily appropriate, alternative assignments could be developed as students work towards the completion of the semester.
The Office of Student Engagement & Career Development offers a series of professional development/build the skill modules that are available in an online format. Students would register through Handshake:
Build the Skill – A series of self-paced and fully-online modules emphasizing various professional skills.
Design Your Search – Also fully online, but more geared towards students in the processes of looking for employment, post-graduation.
Mary Frances Kuper from the Office of Student Engagement & Career Development is willing to field any questions or consult on the design of career-related assignments. Mary Frances can be reached by email at email@example.com.