Technology Guide

Technology Access

Campus Portal Login (UCD Access): PassportID Single Sign-On will provide a list of resources available for student, faculty and staff use.

Email/Webmail: Log in to webmail or learn tips and tricks.

Canvas: The university's learning management system (LMS) used for posting course content, activities, assessments and grades.

VPN and Remote Access: Allows users to secure a network connection and access university resources (network drives, etc.) from off-campus or while connected to the secure CU Denver wireless network.

System AlertsReview the complete list of system alerts to learn about any planned or unplanned outages related to OIT.

Technology Help

OIT Service Desk:  The OIT service desk is your main point of contact for your technology questions. Whether you need to request a new service or troubleshoot an issue with technology, OIT is here to help. 

Technology Setup and Support: Audiovisual support is available for course-related (free) and non-course-related (at cost) events. This includes help with any multimedia equipment including DVD/VCR, document cameras, PowerPoint presentations, audience response systems and any other audio and video recording devices. Call CU Anschutz Classroom Support: (303)724-8129 or CU Denver Classroom Support: (303)315-2055 for assistance. 

Medical Teaching Labs: Medical Teaching Lab Support includes providing supplies and equipment for microbiology, physiology, pathology, histology, and phlebotomy labs on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Equipment available: binocular microscopes with 4X-100X objectives, centrifuges, surgical instruments, sterilizers, water baths, incubators, and more. Submit your request two weeks prior to the class/event. Contact Alison Grice at (303) 724-8110 or alison.grice@ucdenver.edu for assistance.

Faculty TrainingThese trainings are focused on assisting faculty with integrating technology into their classrooms. Offerings include canvas basics, instructional design courses and the option for custom developed training for your department. 



Technology Resources

Professional DevelopmentAcademic Technologies and CU Online offers faculty members opportunities for professional development. Join a scheduled activity, make a specialized request or apply for a mini grant if needed. Some offerings include software trainings, Winter Web Camp and the CU Online Spring Symposium.

Course ReviewThe instructional design team will consult with faculty about online course design. Assistance includes course organization, communication methods, integrating technology and improving instructor presence in the online environment. Request course review assistance

Audience Response Systems:

Audiovisual Equipment: AV equipment can be checked out for classroom use or other events on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and in CU owned buildings at CU Denver. There is generally no charge for equipment required for classes. For events, please make the equipment request three days in advance. On CU Anschutz, equipment can be picked up in ED2 North, Room 5124 or delivered for a fee. For CU owned buildings at CU Denver, please call (303)315-2055 to make arrangements.

Software: We offer free access to many software applications including, MATLAB, Formstack and Microsoft Office products. Make sure to check for available downloads before making an unnecessary purchase.

  • Zoom: Communication and collaboration tool for video, audio and web conferencing and sharing.
  • TechSmith Relay: Lecture capture tool to create and maintain videos for online learning.
  • Qualtrics: Online tool for creating and conducting online surveys.

Auraria Library (CU Denver): The Auraria Library provides a range of technologies to support the evolving research, teaching and learning needs of our students, faculty and staff.

 Strauss Health Sciences Library (CU Anschutz): Find technology related trainings, tools and support. 

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