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Digital Magazines

Flipster

Faculty, staff, and students can use Flipster to access digital version of magazines that Colgate subscribes to. Flipster


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. Google Apps


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. Mac and Windows


Learning Management System

Moodle

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


Public Website

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. Sitefinity


Blogs

WordPress

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. Nolij


Travel and Expense Management

Concur

Concur allows employees to manage their travel arrangements and expense reimbursements electronically, thereby reducing paper usage and reimbursement time. Faculty and staff access concur via a link after signing into the portal.


Room Reservation and Events Management

EMS

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


Computer Backup and Recovery

Crashplan

CrashPlan provides an easy method to backup important data and provides an unlimited amount of backup storage for up to four Colgate computers. Crashplan 


Emergency Alert System

Rave Alert™

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

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. Colgate employees and external users can access it at careers.colgate.edu.


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 Colgate's Facilities department. Anyone on campus may submit work orders online.


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.


Tableau

Colgate uses Tableau server software for enterprise dashboards and visualizations. The data warehouse synthesizes data from various systems and is the backbone of most of the information found in Tableau. Links to the Tableau dashboards can be found in the portal or it can be directly accessed at tableau.colgate.edu. People with high-end analytic or visualization needs that they want to author can request a Tableau desktop software license.