Download PDF:  Working Remotely Guide for University Faculty and Staff

Hot Topics

The Hot Topics page provides you with the latest helpful information.

Getting Started Checklist:

Do you have Duo Two-Factor Authentication installed on your mobile phone?

Do you have secure access to University systems via VPN?

    • Make sure you have set-up and configured DUO first

    • Only some systems like Banner, DocFinity, and EMS require a secure VPN connection. 

    • VPN Installation Guides

Do you have internet access?

    • Internet access will be needed to connect to University systems remotely

    • Consider using your mobile phone as a hot spot:  Apple  Android

Do you need to remote connect to your University computer?

Tools Needed to Work Remotely:

University email (Exchange)

OWA: Login to my.Fairfield and click on Email/Exchange

Outlook from University Laptop/Computer:

  • You will be prompted to login

  • Enter username with the domain name, as in FFLDU\yournetid ex: FFLDU\jdoe

NetID / Password Reset

Accessing and saving files

Login to my.Fairfield and click on Dropbox

University voice mail/phone system

Telephone & Voicemail system

Printing without a printer

(print to PDF)


Click File > Print

Select a PDF printer from your printer list

ex:  Adobe PDF, Microsoft Print to PDF


Click File > Save As

Select Save as Adobe PDF

Chat / Collaborate with co-workers

Install Microsoft Teams

Video Conference

Login to my.Fairfield and click on Zoom

ITS Help Desk

Submit a Ticket:


Call: 203-254-4069

Help Desk Wiki Knowledgebase (search for answers)

University website (internal)

University website (external)

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