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Working from home

To set up your digital workspace, use the following tools: Webmail, Office 365 and OneDrive.

Email and calendar

Use webmail to view your work email, calendar and shared mailbox(es). Do you have a shared mailbox with colleagues? Read the manual on the helpdesk portal on how to open a shared mailbox.

Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Use Office 365 to work with Word, PowerPoint, Excel and other Office applications.

Online (video) calls

Use Microsoft Teams for collaborating, chatting and meetings.

Saving files in the cloud

Save files to OneDrive. Contact the helpdesk portal to have your files transferred from the P: Drive to OneDrive.

Sending large files

Use SURFfilesender to send large files.

Online tools for education and research

A number of teaching and research applications are available for use outside of the University network. See the list of all available applications, such as ArcGIS, Atlas.ti, Matlab and SPSS.

Remote Workspace

If possible, only use Remote Workspace to log in to Self Service.

Workplace at home

In consultation with your supervisor and under certain conditions, you can request facilities for working from home:

Discount at SURFspot

As a University employee you can purchase hardware and software, such as a laptop, anti-virus software and Adobe CS, for home use at a discount from SURFspot.

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