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Below are summaries, training videos, and documentation of remote work, teaching and learning resources available to Whitman students, faculty and staff.

If you ever have a question - please email wsmhelp@syr.edu and we will route your questions to the appropriate office. 

Syracuse University has a much more detailed view of resources available and information including university statements,
located here : https://www.syracuse.edu/coronavirus/resources/



Student email: Email (SUMail)

Using Collaborate as a student: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra - Students and Participants

Whitman Remote Desktop: https://answers.syr.edu/display/whit/Whitman+Remote+Desktop

Undergraduate Advising

Schedule a remote appointment with your academic advisor. The advising team is available to meet using Microsoft Teams or over the phone while you are off campus.

For drop in hours - please use whitman.syr.edu/remoteadvising for more information.


Career Advising:  

Schedule a remote appointment with your career advisor.   Navigate to https://syr.joinhandshake.com  and login.   Click the career center tab and select 'Appointments'.  Select 'Schedule new appointment' and pick a time right for you.  Once approved you will recieve an invitation to a Microsoft Teams video appointment. (Phone appointments available by request.)

Graduate Student – Full Time  – Residential Programs - Advising

Any full-time (on-campus) graduate students with advising questions should reach out to Theresa Jenkins (tajenkin@syr.edu).

Graduate Students – Online Programs - Advising

Online MBA/M.S. students should reach out to Student Support ( studentsupport@onlinebusiness.syr.edu ) or their Academic Advisor.

Faculty - Teaching and Software

Please visit the link below for all faculty/teaching resources. 

Teaching Committee Resources and Recommendations


Teams and Whitman Remote Desktop training recording: https://ensemble.syr.edu/Watch/Wm5r3Z6T

Zoom at Syracuse university - https://zoom.syr.edu

Staff Email : https://sumail.syr.edu

Guide to use Library Resources:  https://researchguides.library.syr.edu/c.php?g=1008598&p=7317778

Microsoft Office 365: Office 365 at Syracuse University

Microsoft's complete Office suite is available online through a web browser. Open, edit, store, share files with your colleagues.

Whitman Remote Desktop: Whitman Remote Desktop

Whitman Remote Desktop offers a complete online virtual PC through a web browser. It negates the need to install University licensed software locally, connect to a VPN, and even eliminates the need of a Whitman issued computer. You can access your files, H and G drives through WRD.

Telephones - Faculty and Staff

How to forward and check voice mail on your office phone

Faculty and staff online email access: https://sumail.syr.edu

Please contact wsmhelp@syr.edu with questions.

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