Guide for Off-Campus Teaching, Learning & Operations

Any number of circumstances may require you to adapt your course to accommodate students who cannot attend face-to-face course meetings or because the college limits face-to-face course meetings. This guide identifies some actions you can take should the need arise.

If you need 24/7 technical support, please contact the Help Desk

Telephone Forwarding

Follow either guide to foward your MiTel/ShoreTel phone to home

Retrieve Voicemails Remotely

Call 908-253-6699

Remote Access to Your Office Computer(If deemed necessary and approved)

Citrix - Visit Somerset Building Help Desk

Lion's Den(Access Office 365, RV Commons, Canvas, Registration, Financial Aid, Grades,Time Entry and more with single sign-on)

https://lionsden.raritanval.edu

Library Services

https://library.raritanval.edu/virtualservices

Get Your Class list

Faculty Class list – You can send emails to individual students, a group of students, or the whole class when you need to communicate information.

Producing Class Rosters in Argos

Canvas Training

New to Canvas

  1. Log in to Lion's Den https://lionsden.raritanval.edu.
    If you have trouble, please contact our helpdesk@raritanval.edu or call 908-231-8811.
  2. On the front of your Lion’s Den page(for Faculty and Staff) click either:

    a.one of the individual course icons directly under the heading "Canvas Courses", or

    b.the general Canvas icon under the heading "College Central".

  3. Click the “course Card” (box) for each of your courses to enter.
    For help with putting content in your courses, please enroll yourself in the new "Best Practices for Remote Teaching" by going to this page:
    https://commons.raritanval.edu/academics/ircs/canvas/Pages/SelfRegLinks.aspx
  4. PUBLISH your course or students won't be able to get in!

Five tips to make things easy for your students and you

Designing for the least common denominator (hardware and Internet)

Tips for opening your Canvas Course

Canvas Quick Guide

Canvas Teacher App

Canvas Support For Faculty:

Conferencing and meetings (free download)

If you need 24/7 technical support, please contact the Help Desk

  • Telephone number 908-231-8811 from off campus, 7887 on campus
  • helpdesk@raritanval.eduTechnology Services Help Desk W-206 in-person hours 8:30-5pm M-F

Telephone Forwarding

Follow either guide to foward your MiTel/ShoreTel phone to home

Retrieve Voicemails Remotely

Call 908-253-6699

Remote Access to Your Office Computer(If deemed necessary and approved)

Citrix - Contact helpdesk 908-231-8811, helpdesk@raritanval.edu

Lion's Den(Access Office 365, RV Commons, Canvas, Time Entry and others with single sign-on)

https://lionsden.raritanval.edu

Library Services

https://library.raritanval.edu/virtualservices

Conferencing and meetings (free download)

  • Video conferencing tools available for FREE via RVCC:
  • Phone Conference Bridge

    The Technology Services Help Desk now has a list of all full-time staff and faculty members’ phone conference bridge Moderator and Participant PIN’s.
    The conference number for everyone to use is: 917-942-7142
    Anyone wishing to hold a conference call can call the Help Desk, 908-231-8811/x7887, identify themselves, and be given their unique reusable PIN numbers.
    The 917 number and the Participant PIN can be distributed to the call participants.
    The moderator simply dials 917-942-7142 and when prompted for the participant number enters the Moderator PIN. The participants dial the same 917 number and enter the Participant PIN.

    Parking Lot Wifi Access
    Lots 2 and 9 have WIFI access (student and staff networks) login with G# and password

If you need 24/7 technical support, please contact the Help Desk

Lion's Den(Access Office 365 email, RV Commons, Canvas, Registration, Financial Aid, Grades,Time Entry and more with single sign-on)

https://lionsden.raritanval.edu

Library Services

https://library.raritanval.edu/virtualservices

New to Canvas

Canvas Overview for Students

Login to our Student Orientation/Canvas Training Course NEW for 2019-2020!!

Canvas Support For Students:

Canvas Student App

Adobe Creative Suite Software Now Available 

Parking Lot Wifi Access
Lots 2 and 9 have WIFI access (student and staff networks) login with G# and password

Xfinity Wifi

Comcast is offering free wifi for the next two months. Go to https://wifi.xfinity.com/, select “xfinitywifi,” network, and launch a browser.

Labs are closed during college shutdown