Office of Information Technology

Communication and Collaboration

The following services provide collaboration tools and file sharing/storage services for the SMU Campus.


Box

Box cloud storage is available to all active SMU faculty, staff, and students. In addition to storing files, Box allows for easy collaboration with groups via multiple methods. Departments on campus can also request a departmental Box in addition to their individual accounts.

https://www.smu.edu/OIT/Services/Box

Zoom

Zoom, a cloud-based video conferencing service, is available to SMU faculty, staff, and students. This eLearning tool provides easy-to-use, high-definition video/audio conferencing on almost any device.

https://www.smu.edu/OIT/Services/Zoom

SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online is a web-based collaboration tool that allows teams to share documentation, calendars, web-based forms, and more. It is available to SMU faculty and staff for internal use. SharePoint Online was formerly known as Inside.SMU.

https://www.smu.edu/OIT/Services/SharePoint

Telephone & Voicemail

SMU provides landline telephone service to most offices on campus. This also includes Unified Messaging features that allow for checking your voicemail from your SMU e-mail or from any telephone.

https://www.smu.edu/oit/services/communications

Skype for Business

Skype for Business is an integrated communication service that includes instant text messaging as well as audio and/or video calls. It integrates closely with other Microsoft Office applications like Outlook.

Skype for Business

MediaArchive

MediaArchive is a digital asset management system designed to store and index a large volume of graphic images and video files. The service offers powerful metadata functionality, automatic rendering of images, and security roles offering images either for private or public use.

https://www.smu.edu/OIT/Services/Mediabank

Network Drives

There are a number of different network drives provided and managed by OIT. These drives can only be accessed with SMU credentials (can not be accessed by a guest).

https://www.smu.edu/OIT/Services/NetworkStorage

OneDrive

OneDrive is a cloud storage system included in the Office 365 suite that is available to SMU students, faculty, and staff. It is closely connected to Microsoft Office applications and can be used to collaborate with others using Office Online.

https://www.smu.edu/OIT/Services/o365

Wiki.SMU

Wiki.SMU is an online documentation system for faculty and staff that allows for editing and collaboration similar to other wiki-based services like Wikipedia.

https://www.smu.edu/OIT/Services/Wiki