Notre Dame provides a number of ways to remotely access University resources and systems to keep you working with flexibility off-campus.
A range of online learning tools are available under Staff Portals on the Staff page.
The following applications require approval from a school or department before being able to access remotely.
- Peoplesoft - Blackboard - Sonia - IRMA - Allocate+ - Prudentia
VPN is a remote access technology that allows you to securely connect to Notre Dame’s network as if you were on campus. All shared drives are accessible with the same folder structure found on the shared drives on campus computers. We encourage all staff working remotely to work via Sophos VPN
Zoom is a virtual meeting room and video conferencing system ideal for online classes and meetings. Zoom accounts are provided for all our current students and staff. And is our recommended tool for internal and external communication and collaboration.
Office for Staff
Microsoft Office is a suite of office productivity applications that includes Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Word. Staff are able to access the latest version of Microsoft Office at home for work-related purposes as part of the University's Microsoft Agreement. Office install must be used in accordance with the terms and conditions of the licensing agreement.
PortalGuard: Password management
- Change Password: Change your password before or after it has expired.
- Unlock Account: Restore access if your account is locked out.
- Forgot Password: Use to reset your password.
AVAYA - Handset
Set and personalise your internal, external and temporary phone greetings as well as quick dial and auto dial numbers and names from the main menu of your AVAYA phone handset.
If you need any University computer equipment to work from home, please consult and submit this IT Equipment Registration form.