Remote Teaching & Working

Working/Teaching Remotely? Check Out Our Tutorial Videos!

With SMU temporarily moving classes online due to the COVID-19 outbreak, OIT has been gearing up to provide even more resources to our community to make remote working, teaching, and learning as easy as possible. We have put together some brief videos to get you started with our most popular services that can make your transition to remote work simpler. Click continue reading below to take a look!

Working from Home Essentials

Remote Work & Teaching Resources

Using Zoom


Skype for Business

Remote Desktop

Mapping Network Drives Remotely

Viewing Class Rosters

In addition to these videos, you should also stay tuned to for additional info and updates. The Center for Teaching Excellence also has excellent resources for all of your remote teaching needs.

As always, the IT Help Desk is ready to help, even during campus closures. Just call 214-768-4357 or send a message to

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Zach Peterson

Zach is a Senior IT Training & Communications Consultant with OIT. Zach began his SMU career at the IT Help Desk in 2012 and joined the Training & Communications Team in 2015. He is a 2011 graduate from the University of North Texas and obtained a Master of Liberal Studies degree from SMU in 2018. He enjoys reading and collecting vintage and antique radio sets. He grew up in Valley View, Texas near Denton.