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(SMPH) UW Tools for YOU.
Are you aware of all the tools and services available to help you do your job more easily and efficiently? Check out the list below:
eduroam -- eduroam (wireless) is a worldwide federated secure network for the research and education community and is available from almost all UW Madison buildings.
Authenticate to eduroam once per semester, and you'll have instant wireless connectivity from almost everywhere you go on the UW campus, and many other educational institutions. eduroam can be configured from any laptop or smartphone.
eduroam - Accessing eduroam
WiscList --WiscList is a free email distribution list service available to UW-Madison faculty, staff, and registered student organizations. It is self-serviced and administered using a powerful, secure, and easy-to-use web interface. These lists allow the sending of emails to many people by addressing the email to a single '@lists.wisc.edu' address.
Email lists (WiscList)
UW-Madison G Suite -- Collaborate in real-time with your colleagues to develop documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more. Upload almost any file created by Microsoft Office and then edit using the Google Docs interface. Once you see how easy it is to share with Google Docs, you’ll never email attachments again. Now you can add Google Drive, which creates a simple "folder" on your PC, Mac, at work or at home, even on your mobile device. Store any kind of file (PDF, Microsoft Office, etc.) in your Google Drive and it will be accessible and shareable from anywhere on any device.
Logging in to UW-Madison G Suite
Qualtrics Web Surveys -- Anyone can create and distribute professional-looking surveys easily using the Qualtrics web-based survey wizard. Collect and store data, and produce reports with graphics and statistics. FAQs and samples to help you get started at http://survey.wisc.edu
Qualtrics Survey Hosting Service
Working from home?
If you’re working at home, make sure you are protected from viruses and malware using Symantec Anti-virus, a free download from UW DoIT. (And yes, even if you have a Mac, you need anti-virus software!)
Symantec Endpoint Protection- Service Description
To access some UW or SMPH resources (like your office desktop or the SMPH Shared drive) from home, you must have an authorized campus network address. That can be obtained by installing a WiscVPN GlobalProtect (PaloAlto) Client, or the WiscVPN AnyConnect Client on your home computer.
WiscVPN - Downloading and Installing the GlobalProtect (PaloAlto) Client
WiscVPN (Windows) - Downloading and Installing the WiscVPN AnyConnect Client
Note: The AnyConnect Client was planned to be phased out. This may no longer be the case. See the following:
WiscVPN Client Transition
Remote Desktop Connection (Windows - GlobalProtect)
Campus Tools to Work Remotely
Need Microsoft Office? UW Madison faculty, staff, students have options for getting the MS Office desktop apps (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) on their computer.
Microsoft Office for UW-Owned and Personally-Owned Computers at UW-Madison
Office 365 - Downloading/Install Microsoft Office
Other Software - The Campus Software Library provides no-charge access to security, productivity, research, and utility software. Installation and use restrictions vary by product.
Voice Mail - VoIP Voicemail to email -- Missing important calls? Need to pick up voicemails when you're away from the office? Set up voicemail to email attachments to receive VoiceMail messages electronically via an emailed audio file. Manage your voicemail messages via a web interface.
Cisco VoIP - Voicemail Portal Sign in and Overview
Cisco VoIP - Email notification of new voicemail messages
Doodle -- Need to schedule a meeting with folks who are not on the UW WiscCal system? Easy to do with Doodle. Select several available meeting times then type in the email addresses of all those you need to invite. Each recipient can identify the best meeting time options for his schedule, and once everyone responds you can set up your meeting -- or survey for another set of schedule options.
Doodle - Scheduling an event
Training Videos - Lynda.com -- Need to learn how to use Photoshop, Excel, or various other skills. Lynda.com training videos are available to current UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff through a campus license.
Lynda.com@UW-Madison - Accessing online training via your NetID