The following is a list of tools and technological resources available to help students, faculty, and staff be successful and productive in their remote work.
Please contact email@example.com for assistance on accessing any of the resources below.
View a detailed overview of Oxy's video conferencing and online meeting solutions, as well as information about video conferencing security.
Check out some product suggestions from the Office of Marketing & Communications for home office audio/visual upgrades.
Zoom is an online video conference, meeting, and webinar platform.
For the Fall 2020 semester, Occidental faculty and students can use Zoom to create and attend meetings as well as record the meeting’s content for download and future reference. Staff who create Zoom Basic accounts with an Oxy email can host conferences without the usual 40-minute limit on a temporary basis.
For Faculty and Students, go to https://occidental.zoom.us, click “Sign In” in the upper-right hand corner of the page and log in with your Oxy username and password.
Zoom Best Practices
BlueJeans is an alternative video and teleconferencing conferencing system.
BlueJeans Login (log in using your full Oxy email address, including @oxy.edu)
More about Using BlueJeans at Oxy
Email lists to help faculty communicate with students via Oxy email. All students, class year, course & section lists are automatically created.
Office of Marketing & Communications Resources
Finding a course in Moodle
Publishing a course in Moodle
Sharing content between courses using the "Sharing Cart"
Hiding the grade book in Moodle
Track Moodle forum participation using activity completion
To access the Occidental College network and on-campus resources from anywhere in the world.
For students: What if course content is blocked by local internet restrictions?
You may find that access to certain services or resources are blocked in your country. In that case, a VPN may help lift such restrictions. If you do not have one, you can request access to Oxy's by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the use of VPNs may also be restricted in your country, so please review applicable laws before proceeding.
To provide remote access to software available in Oxy's computer labs such as SPSS, Mathematica, Matlab, Minitab, Maple, ArcGIS, and Stata.
Virtual Computer Lab Help