Access important resources remotely so you can keep learning, teaching and working at Oregon State.

Log in to Zoom

Utilize Zoom to create high-quality online meetings, classes and events that leverage video, chat, breakout rooms, screen-sharing and whiteboards. New to Zoom? Check out the getting started guide , video tutorials and these tips and tricks for students. Help protect Zoom meetings with this guide.

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Login to Canvas

Canvas is a learning management system (LMS), which is a web-based platform for course material, assignments, grades and communication. Student Resources for Canvas.

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Office 365

Office 365 lets you use Microsoft Office apps like Word, Excel and Powerpoint from anywhere. It is available for use by all OSU employees, and can be installed on personally owned computers. New to Office 365? See this article or explore our other documentation.

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Box lets you securely manage, share and access your important files from anywhere. New to Box? Check out the Getting Started page or review our documentation.

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Internet Options

If you are having issues with your home internet, see this article for troubleshooting tips. If you do not have an internet connection available to you at home or your remote work area, or your connection is too slow, see this article for options to get connected.


The Human Services Resource Center can assist you if you are experiencing financial distress. Find out more at their website.

HSRC Website


Banner is the enterprise administrative computing system at Oregon State University. It supports a variety of essential functions: student (admissions, registration, student billing, etc.), financial aid, human resources/payroll, and finance. An OSU device using VPN or an approved access method, along with DUO are required to access Banner applications. Login to Banner


BennyBuy is an electronic purchasing system designed to improve process for ordering products, services, and supplies. See our documentation for using BennyBuy.

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Docusign is an electronic signature system designed to improve the workflow of signing and approving documents in a way that's simple, secure, and fully digital. New to Docusign? See our Getting Started guide.

Login to Docusign


EmpCenter is an electronic timesheet system intended to allow employees to track their work time, make vacation requests, and/or report sick leave utilized. See the documentation for more information.

Login to EmpCenter

Exchange Webmail

Exchange email is the official email of OSU. It is available as usual via whatever email client you normally use (such as Outlook), as well as directly via the web if you do not have access to your normal email client. See our documentation for Exchange.

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Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is the official chat platform for OSU. Collaborate with your colleagues quickly and securely with integrations to other Office 365 tools like Word, Excel and PowerPoint. See this documentation to get started.

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Remote Phone Calls

There are a number of options available to OSU employees who need to make phone calls as part of their work. Please see this article for options and instructions.

Workstation Set-Up

You may have fewer choices of where you can study, so make the best of the work space you have with ergonomic recommendations and productivity strategies.

Zoom for Students

Zoom Tools

Check out a suite of Zoom video tutorials or visit the Student Multimedia Studio webpage to access Zoom consultations and “Zoom Basics” sessions every Monday.

Subject Help or Tutoring

Access the Writing Center, the MSLC, the Mole Hole and other resources remotely via Zoom and Slack. To learn about additional resources, ask a strategist or visit

Library Guides

Learn to use the OSU library and research virtually through a series of “How to” Canvas modules, the subject-specific library guides and the “Ask a Librarian” options.

Stress Reduction

Feeling stressed? Check out some tips for managing stress and reducing stress. Connect with professionals at CAPS and Student Health Services (Corvallis) or the Student Success Center (Cascades), or talk to an academic coach or wellness coach online

Textlines Open

Text the Academic Success Center (541-444-5906 from Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. PDT) to learn about academic resources and strategies, or the Office of the Dean of Students (541-351-8276 from Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m. PDT) to get help navigating challenging circumstances.

Google Drive

Collaborate on projects, secure your files, build rich multimedia presentations and more with Google Drive and the other G Suite applications from Google.


MyOregonState is a personalized web portal with categorized links to many OSU services. Log in to MyOregonState.

Email for Students

Access your OSU Gmail account. Login to Gmail for OSU.

Remote and Blended Teaching Strategies

Key elements to consider when teaching in remote or blended formats include engaging students, facilitating active learning, and redesigning assessments. Learn more about implementing these strategies as you move forward.

Teaching Strategies

Center for Teaching and Learning

Remote and blended teaching present new pedagogical challenges. Use this form to contact CTL for a 1-on-1 teaching consultation.

Center for Teaching and Learning

Support and Training

Learn more about support and training resources, including personalized Canvas or media consultations, recorded teaching strategies webinars, and the TechKTA program that offers trained assistants to help you manage your synchronous Zoom sessions. 

Support & Training

Zoom Resources for Instructors

Explore tips and tricks for leveraging Zoom for synchronous course meetings, small group discussions, and remote office hours on the Teaching and Learning with Zoom site. Make sure to check out Oregon State’s collection of quick help videos on Zoom, as well as the Zoom security settings needed to prevent malicious participants from accessing your Zoom sessions.

Teaching in Zoom

Using Media

Find out how to prepare video and deliver it to your students using the tools provided by Oregon State: Zoom, Kaltura, and Canvas.

Media Resources

Academic Resources

Find academic support resources you may reference or link in your course materials to support students remotely.

Academic Resources

Zoom for Instructors

Finals Prep

Creating a study plan for finals can help you stay on track the last few weeks of the term. Fill out a Finals Survival Guide or a few weekly schedules and map out your time. Planning ahead — and on paper — is a great strategy to help you follow through on what you need to do and when. Be sure to post your plan where you can look at it regularly.  


It's totally normal to feel like you're running out of energy at this point in the term, especially with remote learning. Review some motivation strategies, and choose one or two to try. Also, make time for self care. Take a quiz and read through this packet before setting up a self-care plan for the next few weeks.

OSU Writing Center

Research and writing support for class assignments, personal statements and job application materials is available through the OSU Writing Center. Support is available remotely through our Undergrad Research & Writing Studio, Online Writing Suite and the Graduate Writing Center.

Finish Strong

Many students are working with academic coaches this term to maximize productivity and stay focused during a challenging time. Want to plan for how you can finish the term strong? Make an appointment to meet with an academic coach via phone or Zoom.

Wifi and Internet Access

Make sure you have access to the Wi-Fi you need for final exams. Troubleshoot your internet, or ask the IS Service Desk for help. If you need technology, or funds to pay for equipment or upgrades, OSU has financial support options. If you’re near Corvallis, the Memorial Union and the Milne Computer Lab have Wi-Fi and are open Monday through Friday.  You can also request after-hours access to the Milne

Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center advocates for and provides quality programming and services to all OSU families with dependent care needs to support the academic, professional and personal growth and success of the whole person.

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Summer Workshops for Fall Preparation

Register today for one (or more!) of OSU’s FREE university-wide workshops on course design and teaching in fully remote, face-to-face, and blended formats.

Workshop Registration