If you have a College-owned laptop computer, you should plan on taking that home to work remotely. If you do not have a College-owned laptop computer and have a personal computer that has access to the internet, please review your needs and ensure that your personal computer is adequate for the tasks. Otherwise see your supervisor to evaluate additional options.
The Unified Communications FAQ provides information related to the College phone systems such as, forwarding your phone extension, enable voicemail notification in email, and checking voicemail remotely.
Sufficient Internet access is necessary to access the online resources available from the College to be able to work remotely.
Some services like Banner INB and access to file shares (P:/K: drive) require VPN access. College-owned computers are pre-configured with the VPN client to allow access to file shares. Users are strongly encouraged to use VPN when accessing any Lafayette service from a public wired or wireless network such as an airport, coffee shop…
More information about VPN can be found on our VPN at Lafayette page.
Two Step Login
You may need to set up another device for your two step login if your authentication method is currently your office phone. For more information on adding another device, see the My Devices & Settings FAQ on the Two Step Login FAQ.
Access to File Shares/Google Drive
It’s common for the College community to use File Shares (P:/K: drive) and Google Drive to store files and data.
Information about available software for personal and College-owned computers as well as Lafayette’s virtual lab offered through Amazon AppStream can be found on our Apps and Device Support page.
Adobe Creative Cloud
The College’s Adobe Creative Cloud license permits the download and use on personal computers. For information on how to get Adobe on your personal computer, see Access to Adobe Creative Cloud.