The University supports a variety of online tools that will help maintain academic continuity in your classes. The first and foremost method to maintain contact with your students, and continue your classes is the use of our Learning Management System BrightspaceWithin our LMS you can email students, upload files, record lectures, and even conduct virtual classes.

Below you will find a list of resources and best practices for utilizing these tools, as well as contact information for further technology help should you need it.

For other types of support, please contact Betsy Sandlin.

Advent 2024 Quick Links

classroom information
course planning calendars
Combine Brightspace Sections
Copy Brightspace Course Material


Get Connected

Step by step instructions on connecting to the campus network from your devices.

Change your Password

See our instructions here for changing your single sign-on password at the University.

2-Step Verification

Learn how to activate the University's 2-step verification requirement for G-Suite/Gmail.

My Sewanee - The University's Internal Homepage

Instructions for using the University's internal links page for current employees.

Banner Admin

Our administrative portal with links to Banner self-service, Argos reporting, Chrome River Expenses, and more.

Barnes & Noble Adoption and Insights Portal

A portal to easily manage and adopt course materials.

Brightspace: Our Learning Management System

Learn more about the University's Learning Management System Brightspace.


Technology information, seating capacity, and pictures of University teaching spaces.

Clearing Browser Cache

Instructions for clearing your Internet browser's cache and cookies.

Course Planning Calendars

Download course planning calendars and attendance sheets with breaks and adjustment days reflected.

Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Complete the University's required Cybersecurity Awareness Training in Brightspace.

F180 Faculty Reporting

Use our F180 Faculty Reporting platform to update your research, scholarship, and teaching as well as complete your required annual activity report.


Specifications on University-provided computer hardware for faculty and staff.

Hybrid Classrooms

Learn more about the University's new classroom systems CYNAP.


IT Equipment Request

Need additional IT equipment? Use this form to make a request outside of the University's standard 5 year acquisition and replacement cycle.


Learn more about the University's supported class recording software here. 


Instructions for installing your campus/office printer on a University device.

Software and Applications

Our list of supported and available software for University faculty.

Software Request

Need software? Make a request through our IT department using this form.

Virtual Whiteboarding

Some recommend tools for using virtual whiteboards within online classes.


Learn more about the University's supported videoconferencing platform Zoom.