Below are the most commonly used ITS tools and resources for faculty. To view all of our services, go to Browse Services.
Connect to WiFi
Essential Websites & Apps
- Remote Resource Guide
A collection of technology resources that helps bring your university work with you when connecting from anywhere in the world.
Keep track of your academic life with U-M's learning management system.
- G Suite For Education
Email, Calendar, Drive, and 40+ additional collaborative apps.
- Box Cloud Storage
Cloud storage to share and discuss documents online.
- Microsoft Office 365
Download & online access: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive and other Microsoft apps.
- New Wolverine Access
Get quick access to grades, course registration, class schedule, account balance, and more. Classic Wolverine Access is still available, too.
Use BlueJeans, Zoom, or Google Meet to host virtual meetings and classrooms with live video, audio, and content sharing from most devices. The Videoconferencing Tool Comparison Guide can help you decide which is right for you.
Use the MCommunity online directory to find contact information and more for all members of the U-M community. Update your directory profile and create and manage email groups.
Set Up Printing
- For MiWorkspace Computers
Install additional approved software from the Software Center (for Windows) or Managed Software Center (for Macs)
- Software Store
Find licensed software available at reduced price to university faculty and staff.
- Tech Shop
Want software for personal use? Computer Showcase offers discounted educational prices on popular software packages, like Adobe Creative Cloud.
For Teaching & Student Engagement
- Canvas Keep track of your academic life with U-M's learning management system.
- Faculty Center
Manage your classes and academic advisory activity from the Faculty Center. Access the Faculty Center from the new Wolverine Access, under Faculty Business.
Use MiVideo to organize, catalog, share, search, and publish multimedia content.
ExamScan converts handwritten and graded exams to digital form, allowing instructors to return exams electronically and retain access permanently. It saves time for students and instructors and improves academic integrity. It is especially valuable in large classes.
- Request Specialty Course Software
Instructors can request specialty software to be available on Campus Computing Sites computers for your course. When making your request, please keep in mind the end-of-term Campus Computing Sites software environment freeze schedule.
- Reserve Computing Classroom
Campus Computing offers several classrooms that can be reserved for instructional purposes.
- Teaching Remotely
Use our Remote Resource Guide - Teaching & Student Engagement for information about all the services and tools available to help you educate and engage from a distance.
- Instructional Accessibility Tips
Ensure your digital content is accessible to students with disabilities by following these instructional accessibility tips.
- Academic Technology Consultation
ITS Teaching & Learning offers consultation services in many areas including learning system integrations, evaluation and piloting of learning tools, use of learning tools to enhance student engagement and learning assessment, and use of video for instruction and learning activities.
- Advanced Research Computing - Technology Services (ARC-TS)
ARC-TS provides access to—and support for—advanced computing resources. ARC-TS facilitates new and more powerful approaches to research challenges in fields ranging from physics to linguistics, and from engineering to medicine.
- High Speed Networks for Research
Data intensive science requires a mix of compute, storage, and networking technologies, and, depending on your algorithm and funding, you may use a mix of on- or off-campus resources.
- Data Storage Finder
Browse and compare data storage options, including high-powered computing and large file storage options, available through ITS.
- Statistical or Other Complex Computation
- Login Service - A shared pool of Linux machines with pre-installed software, including Pine, vi, compilers, and SSH.
- ITS Statistics and Computation Service - A set of Linux-based servers for computationally intensive or long-running programs. Advanced statistical and mathematical software is available.
Manage Projects & Grants
Visit the eResearch website to learn about research proposals and regulatory processes, and how to review and complete project/grant award submissions, research proposals, and regulatory compliance applications.
Use MReports to create and view research and project grant reports and up-to-date financial statuses.
Protect Your Data
- Sensitive Data Guide
This tool recommends secure and compliant services available on the UM-Ann Arbor campus.
- Practice Safe Computing
- Backup Your Data—Review your choices for backing up data on PC desktops, laptops, and servers.
- Use Anti-Virus Software—Download university-approved, free anti-virus software to securely connect to the U-M computing environment and the internet.
- Secure Data on Mobile Devices—Learn tips to protect sensitive personal information and keep your data out of the wrong hands in case of loss or theft.
- Secure Data Before Traveling—Check out the data security tips before traveling or conducting field research.
- Report online abuse, harassment, or suspicious email: Contact the university’s user advocate via the ITS Service Center.