Faculty and Staff Online Resources

Faculty and Staff Online Resources

There are a lot of things changing right now. Below are some resources that can help during this time.

online learning


Remote Teaching and Work Tools

Learn about the tools available to help you work remotely.

Center for Teaching Excellence


VPN Access

Public Illinois Drive-Up Wi-Fi Hotspots

Free Wi-Fi - Utilize free wi-fi in the Carbondale downtown area. To connect, select the "City of Carbondale Free Wi-Fi" option. No password required.

Download SIU Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom or MS Teams!

SIU Media Portal - Digial Assets Library

Need help with a Zoom meeting?

Carroll Walker, IT Specialist, will be available with Virtual Office Hours at : zoom.us/j/920389983

He can also be reached by email at cgwalker@siu.edu or available in MS Teams.

Prevent Zoombombing

Employee Assistance Program

This can be a very stressful time, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Take advantage of our free and confidential Employee Assistance Program.

Learn More

Legal assistance, financial coaching, identity theft resolution

Your life’s journey—made easier




Focusing on work is tough when you’re feeling unwell. Put your physical, mental and emotional health first so you’re able to do work well under these unprecedented circumstances.

Meditation Apps

Physical Health


Saluki Cares Emergency Fund


Help students in need of food, laptops and other emergency needs.

Financial donations can be made to the Saluki Cares Student Emergency fund.


Colleagues, Family and Friends

Combat feelings of loneliness by connecting virtually with friends, family and classmates

Stay informed


Stay up-to-date on university news, including COVID-19 updates, resources, and more.

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Expand your horizons, freshen up your skills and learn something new.

Remote Work Opportunities

Looking for projects when working remotely? Here are a few ideas to discuss with supervisors.

  • Benchmark practices 
  • Organize electronic files 
  • Document processes and work flow
  • Develop training and job aids 
  • Undertake special projects 
  • Support another office in need 
  • Explore professional development
  • Review university policies 

We are in this together! If there are questions you can't find on our FAQ, please email pandemicinfo@siu.edu or reach out to us on social media.

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