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This allows us to share and highlight exceptional faculty, staff, and students, as well as exciting work, research, and events from all campuses.
This gives you access to audio and video recordings of campus course sessions, faculty lectures, interviews, music, and events. These can be played on your computer, iPod, or other portable device.
Blogger, part of Google apps, is available for faculty and staff use for branded University communications. Find the template and instructions on the Google Apps Templates and Guidelines site.
University Libraries and University IT is retiring the UThink system. Sites within the UThink domain no longer will be available after December 31, 2014. Find out more.
The University is moving away from UMContent to Drupal. For information and status related to the Drupal initiative, see the Web CMS/Drupal Initiative News, Information, Updates site.
To help you decide if Drupal is right for you, download the Drupal FAQs.
University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff can access a suite of Google-powered communication and collaboration tools. The suite includes email, calendar, document sharing, instant messaging, and Web site publishing tools.
More information about Google Apps is available at: http://www.oit.umn.edu/google/.
Branded templates for Google sites, docs, presentations, spreadsheets, and Blogger are also available for use by University faculty and staff. See the Google Apps Templates and Guidelines site for more information.
Google spreadsheets and Blogger templates require separate downloads available on the Our Brand site.
ExactTarget replaces Lyris as the University’s mass email system. ExactTarget offers control over HTML and text and is used heavily for both internal and alumni communications. Tracking and reporting functions let you assess what’s working in email communications and make improvements.
For more information about ExactTarget, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University provides a survey tool, Qualtrics, for University users to create, administer, and report on surveys to internal and external audiences. See the Survey Connection site for more information.
Office of Measurement Services
The Office of Measurement Services provides strategic measurement and assessment consulting, and assessment execution, for University units under a chargeback model.