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Communication and Collaboration

Learn about communication and collaborative tools available to UC San Diego faculty and staff.

These cloud-based solutions comply with federal and state information security, privacy laws, and regulations, and make it easier than ever to collaborate and manage work.

Details on remote work tools for COVID-19 Novel coronavirus

See a list of technology tools and usage recommendations that can help facilitate remote work.

Available to Campus Faculty and Staff

Google Workspace, OneDrive for Business, Teams, and Office Online are available to all faculty and staff. Please contact your local IT support for questions about utilization in your department. Otherwise, contact the ITS Service Desk, (858) 246-4357. Health Sciences colleagues, please visit the ITSS page to learn about the G Suite for Education acquisition process.

Zoom Video and Web Conferencing

Zoom offers the best in class video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. Only the host of a Zoom call needs to have a Zoom account to use it anytime for any meeting, conference, or person-to-person video calls. Learn more about Zoom.

Google Workspace

Google Workspace (formerly G Suite for Education) is an ad-free collection of Google's web-based applications available for UC San Diego faculty and staff. The apps include features not available to the general public. Learn more about Google Workspace.

OneDrive for Business

This file sharing program allows faculty and staff to store, share, and sync files with their local computers and mobile devices. If you use Dropbox for work documents, try using OneDrive instead. Learn more about OneDrive for Business.

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams provides a chat-based collaboration workspace that integrates with your other Office 365 apps and services. Learn more about Microsoft Teams.

Office Online

Office Online lets you access documents stored in OneDrive, Outlook Web App attachments, and Lync meeting notes whenever you have an Internet connection, from almost any device. Learn more about Office Online.

Need help? Contact your departmental technical support or the ITS Service Desk, (858) 246-4357 or ext. 6-HELP.

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