Carry On Teaching, Learning, and Working Continuity Guide

A student reading a textbook while using his computer.

In the event that routine work or academic functions are disrupted due to prolonged campus or building closures, you may find it necessary to work or teach a class from off-campus. We provide a variety of services to connect you with colleagues and students remotely so that work and learning can continue uninterrupted.

In preparation, you should make sure you have tested your access to the following equipment at home:

  • Laptop or desktop computer.

  • Microphone – this may be built into your laptop or computer, or you may use an external device such as a USB microphone or headset.

  • Webcam – a camera may already be built into your laptop, but you can also use an external USB camera for video conferencing.

  • Internet – either commercially provided (ex. Optimum, FiOS), or a wireless hotspot through your mobile phone.

Be prepared! It’s best to know these options will work for you before you actually need them. Test access to your equipment and resources at home before the need arises.

The following pages contain information on how to Carry On in the event of a campus closure: