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Read Receipts
Not receiving a delivery or read receipt can mean a lot of things. It doesn’t mean your message wasn’t delivered, opened, or read. It just means that your requests weren't fulfilled. The video below explains what happens when you send read receipts: ...
rating 11 Feb, 2020
Hiding a Blackboard Course or Term
Note: This process is to hide a course from your personal course lists. It does not hide a course from other participants. It only hides it from your list as a means of simplifying your list. Faculty who want to hide a course from students should follow the instructions in Article 503: Make a...
rating 28 Jan, 2020
Remote Desktop Access
The following will allow you to gain access to your desktop computer from home via the VPN. IMPORTANT: The VPN server will auto disconnect you after either ten minutes of inactivity, or one hour of connect time. If you still have work to do, you may browse back to the VPN server and sign back in...
rating 22 Jan, 2020
Accessing Advisees List via eWeb
How to access a list of the students you are advising via eWeb: Using your ECSU credentials, log into eWeb Please see related Article 21: Logging into SelfService (eWeb) Click on the Faculty Services tab Click on Faculty & Advisor- Student Information Menu Click on the Advisee...
rating 09 Dec, 2019
Submit a Portfolio
If you are eligible, the provost will have added you to a Blackboard Organization named for the review your are involved with. You will find this in Blackboard, on either the My Eastern tab or the Community Tab, provided you still have the default My Organizations Module there. If you have removed...
rating 04 Dec, 2019
Create a Portfolio
These are the technical guidelines for creating your AAUP Portfolio. Please refer to the AAUP Portfolio Guidelines for specific contract requirements and specifications. The Portfolio Tool is available to all Blackboard account holders. Faculty can begin building portfolios as soon as they...
rating 04 Dec, 2019
FindTime is an Outlook Add-In that let's you conduct a poll to determine possible meeting times. Because it's integrated with Outlook, it knows the free/busy time of your participants and will present options with that in mind. Once consensus is reached you can easily book the meeting and have it...
rating 26 Nov, 2019
Getting Started with OneDrive and Sharepoint Commons
The university replaced personal file shares, known as Z-Drives, and common file shares, known as the Common Drive with Microsoft Cloud services. OneDrive Storage and SharePoint Online can by synced with the OneDrive App on your computer letting you interact with your data via Windows Explorer,...
rating 21 Nov, 2019
Eastern Alert (Emergency Notification)
The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents has purchased an emergency notification system which utilizes an off-site service to provide quick distribution of time-sensitive emergency messages to multiple devices selected by the subscriber (i.e. text messages, email, phone...
rating 21 Nov, 2019
Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is mutli-factor authentication (MFA)? Multi-factor Authentication is used to confirm your identity before allowing access to a service. It increases security by requiring you to use both something you know (e.g., your username and password) and something you have (e.g., a work phone or...
rating 21 Nov, 2019
First-Time MFA Setup
The MFA process requires a one-time setup of your notification preference (app, text, or phone call). There are a variety of permutations possible for differing situations and circumstances. Once MFA is activated for your Eastern account and you successfully authenticate with MFA, you will be...
rating 21 Nov, 2019
Configuring Mobile Devices For Eastern Email
To configure your mobile device to connect to Office 365 first make sure you can access the Internet. iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod) Press Settings Press Mail, Contacts, Calendars Delete the previous Outlook/Exchange Eastern account. Press Add Account Press Exchange Enter the username (full...
rating 21 Nov, 2019
VPN Login for Students
VPN Login for Students The ECSU VPN server is a device that creates a Virtual Private Network between your home computer and the Eastern campus. With a VPN connection, you may send files back and forth via the Internet without anyone eavesdropping. IMPORTANT: Your username must be typed as...
rating 20 Nov, 2019
VPN Login for Faculty and Staff
The ECSU VPN server is a device that creates a Virtual Private Network between your home computer and the Eastern campus. With a VPN connection, you may access files on your Z-drive via the Internet or remote control your office computer from home. IMPORTANT: Only the departments using the ITS...
rating 13 Nov, 2019
Skype for Business and Outside Contacts
Skype for Business should be installed on your office computer, if you would like to install it on your personal machine refer to Article 477: MS Office 365 Using Skype for Business requires a microphone, as well as a camera if you want to use video. Many lecterns on campus are equipped with a...
rating 12 Nov, 2019
Email Web Access
Email Web Access Faculty, Staff, and Students can access their email online using the following URL: Office 365 Portal IMPORTANT: When entering your account info use the whole email address. On campus access of web mail should not require Multi Factor Authentication (MFA). Accessing...
rating 12 Nov, 2019
Downloading Assignments
Downloading All Assignment Files: Click on Full Grade Center menu option, Hover the mouse and click on the column header’s chevron icon to access the assignment column's menu, From the assignment column's menu, select Assignment File Download, Select the student users, Click the submit...
rating 22 Oct, 2019
Software Internal Control Policy
Software Internal Control Policy Purpose: This control is established to ensure Eastern Connecticut State University meets the standards for governing the use of approved and/or licensed software by State agencies, to maintain inventory control of software and to establish a uniform policy for...
rating 22 Oct, 2019
Form - Electronic Mailing List Creation Request
You can have a mailing list created for you by completing the required form and following the instructions here: https://7.selectsurvey.net/easternct/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=n4KKn582
rating 21 Oct, 2019
Form - Telecom Service Request.
Form - Telecom Service Request
rating 21 Oct, 2019
Missing or Blank Courses in Blackboard
Courses may not appear in a student's Blackboard account until the start date of the course. If the course is still not available after the start date first confirm that you are properly registered and then refer to the following information: Confirm that your professor is using Blackboard....
rating 16 Oct, 2019
Recover a File or Folder Deleted from the Z-Drive
The following instructions require that you log into a Windows computer on the network at Eastern: Go to the start menu and click on Computer. Right-click on the Z-Drive if the file was in the main directory. If the file was in a subfolder, right-click the subfolder. Click Properties. Click...
rating 16 Oct, 2019
Registrars Office
Registrar's Office: Jennifer Huoppi, Registrar John Bazin, Associate Registrar: Scheduling Officer Ellen Gillette, Associate Registrar Mary-Francis Ricks, Assistant Degree Auditor Alvin B. Wood Support Services Center, First Floor (860) 465-5224 http://www1.easternct.edu/registrar/ ...
rating 16 Oct, 2019
Using Panopto Through Blackboard
Each term you have to first configure your Blackboard course to use Panopto and create a link to it from your menu. The following steps show you how to do that. You can do this in your office without a camera. 1. Go into the Blackboard course 2. Scroll your mouse over the plus symbol on the...
rating 16 Oct, 2019
Payment of Tuition and Fee Bills
As with any school or institution, there are many rules and regulations regarding tuition and fees. If you or your family members have questions about any of the following information, please call the Bursar’s Office in the Alvin B. Wood Support Services Center at ext. 55255, or off-campus at...
rating 15 Oct, 2019