Information Technology A to Z Index

Collaboration Support

Students Leaving the University

Leaving EKU?  There are a number of tasks you will need to complete before leaving the University, such as uninstalling software, moving cloud-stored files and more. 

Effective Wednesday, October 1, 2018, individuals who leave the University will lose access to the following IT Services:

Blackboard Collaborate

Launch Blackboard Collaborate

  1. Log into Blackboard
  2. Open Course
  3. Click Tools (on the left-hand menu)
    Blackboard Collaborate
  4. Click Blackboard Collaborate Ultra to schedule and join web conferencing sessions and view recorded archives.

Create a Session

  1. Follow the launch instructions above
  2. Click the Create Session button
    Collaborate Create Session

G Suite for Education

File and Data Storage, Archiving, and Backup

Collaboration Apps

Office 365 Account and Login Information

Your Account Credentials

You will authenticate your Office 365 account like you do your G Suite for Education account, with your full EKU email address and password:

Signin

Blackboard Collaborate Support

Support from Blackboard Help

Comparison Chart - Microsoft Office 365 and G Suite for Education

Feature G Suite for Education Microsoft Office 365 for Education
Browser Chrome Internet Explorer / Edge
Word Processing Docs Word
Spreadsheets Sheets Excel
Presentations Slides PowerPoint / Sway
Email Gmail (not available at EKU) Exchange/Outlook 
Pages Sites (not available at EKU) SharePoint

Blackboard Collaborate Etiquette

Best Practices for a Good Session

G Suite Account and Login Information

Your Account Credentials

You will authenticate your G Suite account like you do your Office 365 account, with your full EKU email address and password:

Google signin

Signing In

Open www.google.com and be sure you are logged out of any other Google accounts by clicking the icon in the top-right corner and choosing the Sign out button.  If you do not have that, you are not currently logged into a consumer Google or G Suite for Education account.

Office 365 for Education

File and Data Storage

OneDrive  (Install on PC)