Follow these steps and the accompanying resources to prepare for remote work.
1. Make a plan for your technology and connectivity needs.
Consult with your unit’s IT support staff (i.e. LAN Manager) to discuss technology and computing devices, security and connectivity, and other considerations while you work remotely.
2. Configure your work phone.
Learn how to forward your calls and access your voicemail remotely while you are away from your desk.
3. Make a plan to use Email and collaboration tools.
The university provides numerous communication and collaboration tools to power your engagement with others while working on campus or remotely.
4. Know how to get help.
The WMU Technology Help Desk is available to walk you through software and connectivity options and issues during remote work. Call (269) 387-4357 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Consult with your IT support personnel to discuss technology items that may be available and other considerations unique to your needs while you work remotely.