Working Remotely - Using a Personal Device

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:

UBC Self-Service Information:

  Enhanced CWL/Multi-Factor Authentication

  Open: UBC Webmail

  Open: Webmail Guide

  Microsoft Teams

  File Shares (H,K,P Drives)

  Microsoft Office/OneDrive Portal


  Adobe Products

  MyVPN Setup Guides

  Connecting to VPN with Enhanced CWL

VPN Required VPN Not required
Network Drives (H,K,P,T) Canvas
Confluence Student Service Center (SISC)
JIRA Faculty Service Center (FSC)
Library FASMail




  Common Dialing Instructions

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:


How to contact IT for Support:

If you are unable to get connected to any of the UBC Services, IT can provide assistance or direction. The best ways to get assistance are:

Article ID: 1021
Created On: Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 8:28 PM
Last Updated On: Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 8:45 AM
Authored by: Trevor Odlum

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