Students at USU can receive access to all of the tools found in the Adobe Creative Cloud
Use Ally to access alternative formats for your class documents, and other materials.
Canvas is used for assignment submission, file distribution, and class communication.
iClicker is a response system that allows faculty to run live polls.
Kaltura is used to record and stream instructor and student created videos.
Students have access to Office 365, the whole Microsoft Office Suite, using their A number and strong password. Information here is tailored to how instructors might leverage it for collaboration.
Proctorio allows students to take tests remotely, while ensuring that all testing requirements are met and verifiable.
Turnitin is a plagiarism checking software that students can use to make sure they are citing sources properly within written homework.
Your instructor may use Zoom to accommodate remote teaching. You will want to be prepared to use it.
IT Service Desk
Still need help? If you can't find what you are looking for on any of these resources provided, feel free to contact the IT Service Desk.
Minimum Computer Specs
A machine that meets the following requirements will be sufficient for classroom required applications and available optional applications.
- 1.6GHZ processor with minimum 2 cores
- 8GB memory/RAM
- 250GB storage
- High speed Internet (Wi-Fi or wired) - minimum 1 Mbps download speed
- Microphone/input jack
- Webcam (Built-in or USB)
- Chrome Browser - You will need it for proctored exams and other web based programs.
Here's a more detailed list of computer specifications.