Staff COVID-19 Online Resources

Please ensure that you have a working laptop/desktop computer with internet connectivity and antivirus protection. Need help? Email us at 

Remote access to your office computer

  • A VPN client is needed to access your H drive content as well as any items on your office computer

  • Chicago-Kent has its own VPN client separate from Main campus

  • Note: You do not need to use a VPN client to access Gmail, Google Meet, Google Drive or third party applications. 

Video conferencing technologies for Meetings

  • Google Meet: 

    • Meet offers video conferencing/phone conferencing with the ability to record meetings.

    • It is built into Google Apps for Chicago-Kent and works seamlessly with Google Calendar.

    • Google Meet can be used audio-only (if your computer does not have a webcam but has a microphone). We are trying to obtain webcams for faculty who don’t have them.

    • Currently, 250 users can participate in a meeting.

    • You can host one-on-one meetings or meetings with your entire class.

    • Instructions

Tools for Team Projects/Collaboration/Communication

  • There are many tools available for collaboration through the Google Suite apps to which all members of the Illinois Tech community have access.


  • The help desk is always here to assist contact us during our business hours.
  • Support hours