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Collaborative Documents, Calendar, and E-mail (Google Apps for Education)

Faculty, staff, and students use Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive (previously Docs), and Google Sites to organize their work and to communicate and collaborate with others. Go to gomail.colgate.edu to access Colgate's Google Apps sign-in page. READ MORE

Supported Desktop Software (Mac and Windows)

ITS is dedicated to providing desktop software solutions to faculty and staff that support the mission of the university. These solutions are fully tested for compatibility and our IT professionals are trained to help you with them. READ MORE

Learning Management System (Moodle)

Go to moodle.colgate.edu to find Moodle, Colgate's open-source Learning Management System (LMS). READ MORE

Public Websites (Sitefinity)

Colgate's public website, www.colgate.edu, is maintained by faculty and staff using the Sitefinity CMS at www.colgate.edu/cms. For news and departmental blogs, we use WordPress with Colgate-specific themes. READ MORE

WordPress (Blogs)

Colgate's blogs.colgate.edu lists the WordPress blogs maintained by faculty and staff. To request a blog, contact the Communications Office or ITS. To maintain your blog content, go to blogs.colgate.edu/blogname/wp-admin (substitute your blog name).


The Portal (uPortal)

Colgate's portal, found at portal.colgate.edu, provides students, applicants, faculty, and staff a customized set of dashboards and links to personalized, protected information to help them manage their Colgate information and complete their daily tasks. Our portal is developed in uPortal, an open-source framework.

Business Systems: Student, Finance, Employee, Advancement (Banner)

Banner is Ellucian's ERP software that supports the business functions of the university: admission, student information, financial aid, human resources, finance, and alumni relations and advancement. Employees access Banner at banner.colgate.edu and Banner Self-Service via the portal.

Document Management and Workflow (Nolij)

Nolij is Perceptive Software's document management and workflow solution being used to go paperless and improve business processes at Colgate. READ MORE

Events Management System (EMS)

Found at ems.colgate.edu, Dean Evans & Associates EMS software is used for room reservations and resource scheduling on campus.

Emergency Alert System (Rave Alerts)

Colgate's Emergency Alert System is Rave Alerts, which provides e-mail, SMS text, and voice message notifications in the event of a campus emergency. Students, faculty, and staff register by signing into the portal and clicking Colgate Alert.

Online Training (lynda.com)

lynda.com is an on-demand, online learning tool that is available to everyone with a valid Colgate network account. Over 1,400 courses are available with new courses added weekly, so there is something for everyone. To get started, sign into the portal or go to www.lynda.com/portal/colgate.

Job Searches and Performance Reviews (PeopleAdmin)

Talent Management is used for performance reviews, job searches, and job applications. External users access it at careers.colgate.edu and colgate employees go to careers.colgate.edu/hr.

Phone Directory by Name (nameConnector)

Provides automated phone directory services using voice recognition. Dial 315-228-7755 (or x7755 on campus) and immediately say the name of the person you are calling.

Facilities Management (FAMIS)

Accruent's Facilities Management and Inventory System is used by the Facilities department and accessed at famis.colgate.edu. (Note: works best with Internet Explorer.) Various offices on campus can go to famisweb.colgate.edu to enter online facilities work orders. An account is needed to use Famis Web. To request an account, send an e-mail to: bg@colgate.edu.

Survey and Data Collection (Qualtrics)

Survey, data collection, and research software accessible with a Colgate network account at www.colgate.qualtrics.com.

Technology Research and Advice (Gartner)

Provides technology research, analysis, and advice by signing in from the portal Welcome tab and accessing Gartner.