The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) lists useful training videos and documents for our team as we practice social distancing and working from home during the pandemic.  You may find these useful and may wish to also point out additional resources to

OVPR staff that need technical support, please send an email to with your Name, Contact Information, and Description of Issue. Alternately you can fill out a help desk formA member of the Research IT team will: 1) address your request within 24 hours, 2) schedule an appointment with you, or 3) provide direction on using ICT contract support. 

Install Cisco VPN [ Windows | Macintosh ]

Install Office 365: Go to, click on Office 365 (Apps) to reveal the App launcher (needed below), and click on Install Office Apps (top right). To activate the Office 365 license, you may need to be on the NMSU VPN.

Sync files with [ OneDrive Windows | Macintosh | SharePoint Windows | Macintosh ]

Install Adobe Acrobat

Install Zoom: Download and use single sign-on (SSO)

NMSU ICT Resources

Remote Work Resources

Office 365

Microsoft 365 Training | Working Remotely

Microsoft OneDrive Training

Microsoft OneNote Training

Microsoft SharePoint Training

Microsoft Teams TrainingMeeting with TeamsTeams User Guide

Working from Home Tips