Connecting on and off campus

In accordance with IU Restart Committee recommendations for safely returning from COVID-19 suspensions, learning and working at Indiana University will happen both online and on-site. IU’s tech tools and resources are available to support all members of the IU community in remaining connected, wherever you are.

Keep teaching and keep learning

Teaching

Keep Teaching
Strategies, teaching tools and guides, and FAQs to help faculty plan and deliver both face-to-face and online instruction.

Learning

Keep Learning
Tips, tools, and help for students navigating a hybrid approach to taking classes.

Connecting on campus

Those teaching or learning or conducting research or work on campus can rely on voice and Internet services to stay connected.

Internet

  • eduroam
    Access free eduroam secure WiFi from your car via IU’s 24-hour 'parking lot hot spots' that allow for social distancing while keeping faculty, staff, students—and the public—connected.
  • IU Guest
    Free wireless for visitors at IU campuses.
  • Ethernet
    A cabled connection available at campus offices and IUB and IUPUI campus housing.

Videoconferencing options

  • Zoom
    A web collaboration tool available to all Indiana University students, faculty, and staff that provides high-quality audio and video along with sharing and conferencing tools.
  • Skype for Business
    Voice, video, and data communication via Microsoft Skype for Business and/or USB or IP phones

Phone

Are you a student, faculty, or staff member? Connect via eduroam

Are you visiting IU? Connect via IU Guest

Connecting remotely

When you are off campus, IU has a variety of resources to support your productivity and connect you to your community.

Social distancing with internet access

Eduroam WiFi from your car
Access free eduroam secure WiFi from your car via IU’s 24-hour 'parking lot hot spots' that allow for social distancing while keeping faculty, staff, students—and the public—connected.

Videoconferencing options

  • Zoom
    A web collaboration tool available to all IU students, faculty, and staff that provides high-quality audio and video along with sharing and conferencing tools.
  • Skype for Business
    Voice, video, and data communication via Microsoft Skype for Business and/or USB or IP phones

Secure connection

VPN
Virtual, private, secure network for off-campus access only

  • Only use the IU VPN if:
    • you are trying to access a service you can't get to another way
    • your IT Pro has told you that you need to use VPN
  • You do not need a VPN connection to use Canvas, Zoom, or Kaltura.