This article provides guidance on how to connect to the various UBCO systems from home using your personal device.
In order to connect to UBC Systems, your device must meet these requirements:
Further information on UBC's information security standards for working remotely can be found here: https://cio.ubc.ca/sites/cio.ubc.ca/files/documents/standards/Std%2006%20Working%20Remotely.pdf (please ensure you read and familiarize yourself with this information).
You can use webmail to access your email, which is now feature-rich. https://www.mail.ubc.ca
Guides on how to use webmail can be found here: https://it.ubc.ca/sites/it.ubc.ca/files/owausageguide9583.pdf
File Shares (H,K,P Drives):
Here is a list of applications and UBC services that require, and do not require, connection to myVPN.
Note that some of these applications will require enhanced CWL (multifactor authentication). Please ensure you have a factor setup that is not dependent on being at your desk (enroll a cell phone, home phone, or install the duo application). More information here: https://privacymatters.ubc.ca/secure/enhancedcwl
Setup guides for MyVPN can be found here: https://it.ubc.ca/services/email-voice-internet/myvpn/setup-documents
Launch "Cisco Anyconnect"
To connect to MyVPN with Enhanced CWL (departmental/research VPN pools), follow these instructions: How do I connect to VPN with Enhanced CWL
The Okanagan campus telephone system has limited capacity for remote work options. We strongly suggest identifying and using other means if possible – such as email, canvas messaging, etc. If your position absolutely relies on your phone being available, there are a few options:
More information about the common dialing instructions and accessing your voicemail off campus:
Common Dialing Instructions
Microsoft offers a home use program where you can purchase your own copy of Microsoft Office to use on personal devices.
How do I obtain access to the Microsoft Home Use Program (HUP) software?
Article ID: 1021
Created On: Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 8:28 PM
Last Updated On: Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 9:59 AM
Authored by: Trevor Odlum
Online URL: https://knowit.ok.ubc.ca/article/working-remotely-using-a-personal-device-1021.html