This article describes the technology requirements and resources available for remote offices, as well as how to request one.
For information on working remotely temporarily in response to a major regional or campus incident please consult Remote Work (Temporary Needs)
A remote office occurs when an employee's position requires them to do their work from a fixed, off-campus location but also requires them to have access to resources that are normally only accessible on-campus.
NOTE: All remote office deployments require specific equipment and configurations.
|Description||One-time Cost||Annual Cost|
|LETU-provided IP Phone w/camera||$425||$75|
LETU-provided computer (desktop/laptop)
LETU-provided webcam (Logitech c930e or laptop-integrated)
LETU-provided Gigabit PoE network switch+cabling
Skype for Business
|Broadband Internet connection (10Mbps down, 1Mbps up)||-||-|
A remote office IP Phone provides a similar experience to an on-campus phone (4-digit dialing). Note: E911 services are not available at remote office locations.
Pricing for IP Phones for remote offices is detailed under Remote IP Phone Service in the IT Equipment Purchase Charges and Rental Rates article.
My Documents, file services, as well as access to select applications is supported through the campus Remote Desktop server TS1.LETU.EDU.
Upon request of the department for a business related need, the department for which the employee works may choose to fund an LETU-owned printer for the employee's remote office. The printer would meet all LETU IT requirements to ensure it's a supported model that integrates well into the existing infrastructure. The printer would be a hardwired laser printer with appropriately rated duty cycle to be used within the Data Classification Policy (no printing of sensitive information). The hardware would be shipped to the remote employee with the expectation that the employee could connect everything themselves.
Requesting a Remote Office
To ensure a reliable remote office deployment, the following information must be provided to firstname.lastname@example.org: