Collaboration Tools

All faculty and staff are members of this moderated Announce group designed to share campus news and events like lectures, general announcements for faculty and staff, professional development workshops, special events, retirement announcements and more. A digest of messages will be sent each weekday the university is in operation. The primary goal of this site is to give members of the campus...
A Blog is made up of a number of individual time-stamped posts called blog entries and allows for registered users to create and maintain a sophisticated online journal. In order to create blog entries the blog module must be enabled by an administrator. In addition, the create blog entries permission must be enabled by an administrator. Go to the website:...
BoardEffect is cloud based board management software used by the Board of Trustees.
Each faculty, staff and student is granted one official email account with a standard format of username@appstate.edu. This account is controlled and maintained by Google for Education. This account is web accessible by going to gmail.com. Passwords are setup and maintained by the password manager. https://password.appstate.edu
All Faculty, Staff and Students use Google Apps for Education for email as well as calendaring, docs and drive.
All Faculty, Staff and Students have access to Google Drive. Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service developed by Google. Google Drive allows users to store files in the cloud, sychronize files across devices and share files.
Google Groups is a feature of Google Apps that makes it easy to communicate and collaborate with groups of people—such as project teams, departments, office locations, and special-interest groups. A group is like a mailing list: It contains the email addresses of its members, but also has its own address. Using just the one email address for the group, you can: send email to group members...
GSuite is a collection of productivity and collaboration tools developed by Google, including Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Drive. More information about these services can be found at gsuite.appstate.edu
Generic Accounts with @appstate.edu domains can be created for groups, clubs, teams, committee searches, survey collections, or for representation of a university department. These accounts are useful when individual names need to be omitted or responses need to be collected and viewed independently from a personal account. Generic Accounts function as AppalNET accounts and are web accessible as...
AppVDI or uDesk Virtual Desktops are cloud based Windows desktop environments. It could be thought of as "Your computer in the cloud." uDesk Virtual Desktops provide the standard campus Windows 7 desktop, including automatic access to uStor. Additionally, uDesk will remember your personal settings (bookmarks, application customizations, etc…) between sessions. As added security, uDesk...
uStor is the file storage system for the University. uStor provides both individual and departmental storage areas. The individual storage areas are available for individual use and are not shared. The departmental storage areas can be configured to provide sharing for the whole department or with a limited set of users, both internal and external to the department; or any combination of the...
WebCheckout is an asset management software that tracks the circulation of resources from a checkout center. Primarily used by College of Education, Department of Art, Department of Communication, and College Access Programs.