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DocuSign

Overview

DocuSign is an easy-to-use, full-featured, web-based application for signing/sending documents, creating forms, and managing document workflow. 

Help Resources

DocuSign offers a wide range of support and training resources that will empower you to become an advanced DocuSign user.

Features

Features

  • Easily upload and send documents for electronic signature.
  • Quickly access and sign documents that require signature.
  • Readily check a document’s status, send reminders, view audit trails, and securely store online.
  • Create templates using existing forms to help streamline the sending process.
  • Oversee document workflow by identifying and managing recipients and routing.
  • Make forms available online allowing for self-service and ease of accessibility.
Cost

Cost

DocuSign is provided as a common-good service to the campus, which means there is no direct cost to the individual or department.

Who can get it

Who can get it

DocuSign is available to all University of Colorado Boulder affiliates with an active IdentiKey. However, request for access must be granted by contacting the IT Service Center at help@colorado.edu or 303-735-4357 (5-HELP from a campus phone.

How to get it

How to get it

Contact the IT Service Center at help@colorado.edu or 303-735-4357 (5-HELP from a campus phone). Please specify you are requesting a DocuSign account.

Log into DocuSign

Once you have been granted and activated your account, you can access the tool via the DocuSign member login page. Use your first.last@colorado.edu and account password credentials in order to log into the tool.

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MyCUHub

Overview

MyCUHub is software-as-a-service (built on the salesforce.com platform) used for constituent relationship management (CRM) initiatives for the entire CU system (all campuses and administrative units). The CU-Boulder implementation currently includes CRM for advising units of many colleges, the Office of Performance Improvement, and the Office of Industry Collaboration.

Logging in

If you are a MyCUHub user, log into the tool with the following:

Features

Features

MyCUHub is a constituent relationship management tool, with capabilities including:

  • Collaboration between university offices
  • Collaboration between the university and students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, donors, and industry
  • Data management tools
  • Relationship management tools (messaging, logs, calendaring, and scheduling)

MyCUHub is customizable service and more more tools are available depending on a projects needs.

Cost

Cost

MyCUHub is a common good service provided at no cost.

Who can get it

Who can get it

MyCUHub is made available to groups on a case-by-case basis, due to the many license, profile, user and permission concerns. The MyCUHub team encourages teams with a CRM need to work with their managers to make requests

How to get it

How to get it

Service requests can be made by contacting the IT Service Center at 303-735-4357 (5-HELP) or help@colorado.edu.

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Email List Manager

Overview

Email List Manager is a list software powered by Sympa that allows users to subscribe and share messages with other subscribers. The list is managed by specific list owners and can be managed via email commands sent to sympa@lists.colorado.edu or through the Email List Manager web interface.

Managing Lists

Email List Manager allows for users to easily manage lists in two ways:

Help Information

Use the following resources to learn more about using Email List Manager:

Features

Features

  • Ability to create lists to a wide variety of topics or discussion groups
  • Owner managed (owner affiliated with CU-Boulder)
  • Many configuration options available for lists
  • List can be managed via email commands or the Email List Manager web interface
  • Up to 1000 subscribers to a list
  • Subscribers can manage their subscription settings

The table below compares Email List Manager, Google Groups and Exchange Distribution Lists features.

Feature Email List Manager Google Groups Distribution Lists
Mailing List Yes Yes Yes
Active Directory Access Control No No Yes
Owner/manager can subscribe or unsubscribe users Yes Yes Yes
User can subscribe/unsubscribe Yes Optional No
Moderated Optional Optional No
Daily digest capability Optional Yes No
Restricted to users with IdentiKeys No No Yes
Cost

Cost

Email List Manager is provided at no cost to the CU-Boulder campus.

Who can get it

Who can get it

All CU-Boulder affiliates may request and own a list.

Subscriptions to lists are open to anyone, including those not on the CU-Boulder campus. Lists may be more restricted depending on the owner's list settings.

How to get it

How to get it

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eduroam Secure Wireless

Overview

eduroam (educational roaming) is a secure wireless network service available to all CU-Boulder faculty, staff, and students, as well as members of hundreds of participating institutions world-wide.

What is eduroam?

The eduroam service is an international secure federated access service, allowing for members of participating institutions to access a secure wireless network when on the CU-Boulder campus or one of the hundreds of other institutions in both the United States and world-wide.

Features

Features

  • Secure, encrypted wireless connection
  • Available while visiting hundreds of participating institutions
  • Compatability with all major computer and device operating systems
  • Access to campus resources (library resources, shared files, servers)
    • Not available for campus visitors
Cost

Cost

eduroam is provided at no cost for the CU-Boulder campus.

Who can get it

Who can get it

eduroam is available to all CU-Boulder affiliates with an active IdentiKey, as well as users from participating institutions.

How to get it

How to get it

Users must install the eduroam configuration client for their device prior to connecting to eduroam. Refer to the table above for step-by-step instructions on connecting to eduroam.

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lynda.com

Overview

lynda.com is an online library of high-quality video tutorials, created by industry professionals teaching a wide variety of software tools and skills. The full range of these tutorials are available to current faculty, students and staff. For additional information on lynda.com at CU-Boulder, including recommended courses for faculty, staff and students, visit www.colorado.edu/lynda.

Access lynda.com

To log in to lynda.com:

  1. Go to CU-Boulder's lynda.com login page (lynda.colorado.edu should be used as the bookmarked URL)
  2. Enter your CULoginName and IdentiKey password.
  3. Click Continue.

lynda.com login screen

Benefits

Benefits

  • Unlimited access to thousands of courses
  • Beginner to advanced courses
  • Full courses or segments dedicated to certain tasks
  • Closed captioning on many videos, with a time coded transcript
  • Create own playlists
  • Access to course instructor's materials
  • Learn from phone, tablet or computer
Cost

Cost

There is no direct cost for the lynda.com subscription.

Who can get it

Who can get it

Current faculty, staff and students have access to all lynda.com course materials.

How to get it

How to get it

Access training resources by logging in to lynda.com via CU-Boulder's lynda.com login page (lynda.colorado.edu).

Help Resources

Learn more about using lynda.com by watching the How to use lynda.com tutorial. Additional help can be found at the following locations:

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Zoom - Web Conferencing

Overview

Zoom is a web conferencing tool that unifies cloud video conferencing, online meetings, and collaboration into a single intuitive platform. Zoom's extensive feature set, broad compatibility with desktop and mobile devices, and multi-layered security allow CU-Boulder to have rich web conferencing experiences with both campus affiliated and unaffiliated users.

Zoom logo

Features

Features

Web conferencing visual

Learn more about the features by visiting Zoom's Features page.

Cost

Cost

Zoom web conferencing is provided at no cost to CU-Boulder affiliates.

How to get it

How to get it

Basic Account

All campus affiliates have access to a basic Zoom account with their CULoginName @colorado.edu account, using Zoom's sign with Google option.

Pro Account

A limited number of Zoom Pro accounts are available for CU-Boulder, which allow unlimited meeting time. To request a Pro account please fill out the Pro account request form. Additional functionality (e.g. larger meetings, webinars, standards-based videoconferencing) can be requested through the Add-on Features request form.

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Microsoft Office 365

Overview

Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud-based suite of solutions that includes Exchange Online as the email and calendaring environment, as well as collaborative office applications such as Office Web Apps, Office desktop applications, SharePoint, and Lync Online.

Office 365 Login

Access your Office 365 online applications by logging into the Office 365 portal page (office365.colorado.edu/) with a combination of your CULoginName @colorado.edu and IdentiKey password.

Benefits

Benefits

  • Mobility: Work from virtually anywhere using trusted Office applications across your favorite devices--PCs, Macs, and mobile devices--and seamlessly move and work with your Office documents locally on your device or in the online environment.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with teammates, partners, and customers with documents that are always up to date and accessible from almost anywhere.
  • Communication: Microsoft Lync serves as your communication and presence hub making it easy to see when someone is available, connect via instant message, audio or video calls and host online meetings.
  • Content Management: SharePoint Online makes it easy to set up and manage online communities, wikis and blogs, make customized forms and create and manage content and documents.
  • Exchange Online: Access email and calendars on the go and keep everyone in sync with enterprise-grade email and shared calendars. And, move up to 50 GB quotas; that's 50 times more quota than the current campus Exchange service!
  • Free Software: The Office 365 ProPlus program allows current CU-Boulder faculty, staff and students to download the latest versions of Microsoft Office software at no cost.
Who can get it

Who can get it

Affiliation What apps you receive
Faculty & Staff Office Online, One Drive for Business, SharePoint, and Lync Online. Exchange Online will be rolled out during the spring 2015 semester.
Students & Retirees Office Online, One Drive for Business, SharePoint, and Lync Online

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Web Consultation

Overview

OIT's Web Training and Community Manager provides no-cost consults to all CU units to help them satisfy web presence needs.

Features

Features

The typical scope of the consults is:

  • assessment of your unit’s web needs and help with designing an implementation plan based on the assessment
  • information about current web technology
  • information about web-related services on our campus 
  • mediating interactions with web service providers on campus
  • mediating interactions with off-campus vendors
  • help in designing a site that is usable and accessible
  • help in creating a long term maintenance, content and upgrade strategy for a sustainable web presence
Benefits

Benefits

The web consultant is a member of the OIT team and has a good grasp of web-related campus services on campus, combined with over a decade of experience in a university environment focusing on web presence and CMS.

Cost

Cost

There is no cost for consultations.

Who can get it

Who can get it

Academic and administrative units, student groups, and research groups.

How to get it

How to get it

Contact Kosta Tovstiadi at kosta@colorado.edu. Learn more about Kosta.

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Google Apps

Overview

CU-Boulder partnered with Google in order to offer Google-powered communication and collaboration tools to the campus. All students, alumni and some others are provisioned with a Gmail account, with access to many other core applications. Currently, faculty and staff cannot choose Gmail as their primary university email account, as there are remaining technical and legal issues to be addressed; however, will still have access to the core applications. Review the information below to learn more.

How do I log into my Google Apps account?

To access Google Apps you must use a combination of your CULoginName @colorado.edu and IdentiKey password at https://accounts.google.com/ or any core Google Apps login page.

Benefits

Benefits

  • Quota: Google Apps come with unlimited storage.
  • Collaboration: Apps like Groups, Chat, Drive and Sites might actually make online collaboration more effective than face-to-face. Hey, there’s a master’s thesis for you sociology types.
  • Integration: Google Apps fit with the campus online learning environment, Desire2Learn, like a well-worn pair of leather pants.
  • Everyone on our campus will have a Google Apps account tied to their IdentiKey account; no more guessing if the person on the other end has compatible programs to view, comment and edit your document.
Cost

Cost

There is no direct cost for Google Apps.

Who can get it

Who can get it

  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Retirees
  • Alumni
How to get it

How to get it

  • All affiliates are provisioned with Google Apps accounts
    • Note: The core applications that you receive depends on your affiliation (see table above)

Instructions / Tutorials

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VoiceThread

Overview

With VoiceThread, people can have asynchronous group conversations around images, documents, videos and presentations they upload to the site. Once a user shares a VoiceThread, others can comment on it verbally (with a microphone or telephone), with text, by uploading an audio file or by recording a video with their webcam. Additionally, others can review the comments and see who made them.

CU-Boulder offers a campus wide license of VoiceThread. To access this technology, go to https://colorado.voicethread.com.

VoiceThread User Guides

To learn about the capabilites of VoiceThread including how to create, comment on, and share a VoiceThread, please visit one of the following guides depending on your affiliation:

Features

Features

  • People can virtually collaborate and converse about the media uploaded to VoiceThread.
  • Comments can be added several ways: voice (with a microphone or telephone); text; audio file; and video (via a webcam).
  • VoiceThreads can be shared with others so they can record comments.
  • Users can doodle while commenting, use multiple identities and pick which comments are shown through moderation.
  • VoiceThreads can be embedded to show and receive comments on other websites such as D2L and exported to play as archival mp4s.
Cost

Cost

CU-Boulder has a campus wide license of VoiceThread. VoiceThread is a common-good service for the campus, which means there is no direct cost to an individual or department.

Who can get it

Who can get it

CU-Boulder’s VoiceThread technology is available to all CU-Boulder affiliates with an active IdentiKey.

How to get it

How to get it

  • Go to https://colorado.voicethread.com.
  • You will be directed to CU-Boulder's VoiceThread login page.
  • Login with your IdentiKey and follow any on-screen steps, such as agreeing to Terms of Use and confirming your Digital ID Card.
  • Faculty can send a request to help@colorado.edu to have their new VoiceThread accounts promoted from "Basic" to "Pro"
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All support for VoiceThread is provided by the vendor. When logged in to your VoiceThread account, you can use the Help and Tutorials link to access extensive online training materials. VoiceThread also provides email and phone contact information on this page, should you need to contact them for individual support.

The CU-Boulder Foreign Language Technology Program (FLTP) periodically offers workshops on using VoiceThread. CU Faculty and Staff are welcome to sign up for FLTP’s VoiceThread workshops. To see the schedule, go to the FLTP website and choose “Workshop Calendar.” Click highlighted dates on the calendar to see which sessions are offered. Course details and instructions to register are available on their site.

For more information on using VoiceThread, visit VoiceThread’s “How To” and “Manuals” sections of their website.

 

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Should you have comments or feedback about VoiceThread that will be helpful as OIT continues to evolve this service, please email Aisha Jackson at Aisha.Jackson@Colorado.EDU.

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All support for VoiceThread is provided by the vendor. When logged in to your VoiceThread account, you can use the Help and Tutorials link to access extensive online training materials. VoiceThread also provides e-mail and phone contact information on this page, should you need to contact them for individual support.

The CU-Boulder Foreign Language Technology Program (FLTP) periodically offers workshops on using VoiceThread. CU Faculty and Staff are welcome to sign up for FLTP’s VoiceThread workshops. To see the schedule, go to the FLTP website and choose “Workshop Calendar.” Click highlighted dates on the calendar to see which sessions are offered. Course details and instructions to register are available on their site.

For more information on using VoiceThread, visit VoiceThread’s “How To” and “Manuals” sections of their website.

 

Should you have comments or feedback about VoiceThread that will be helpful as OIT continues to evolve this service, please e-mail Aisha Jackson at Aisha.Jackson@Colorado.EDU.

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