Connecting to campus

While face-to-face teaching is suspended and many staff members are working remotely, IU’s tech tools and resources can ease the transition to online teaching, learning, and working.

Learn more about the services IU offers—and get connected here.

Keep teaching and keep learning

Teaching

Keep Teaching
Strategies, teaching tools and guides, and FAQs to help faculty get up to speed and plan online lessons.

Learning

Keep Learning
Tips, tools, and help for students navigating a new way of taking classes.

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
    • you do not trust the internet connection you are using
    • 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
  • If you have difficulty with the VPN, try using IUanyWare (no VPN connection needed).
  • You cannot connect to the VPN while on the IU network


Connecting on campus

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

Internet

  • eduroam
    Wireless, authenticated system for IU students, faculty, and staff
  • 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

Having difficulty connecting?
Contact your campus IT Support Center