The University of Iowa

From Pandemic to Planned: Preparing for Virtual Teaching and Learning

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Technology Solutions

The UI offers many technologies to support remote teaching. See an overview of popular options and best uses. 

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Communicating with and Supporting Students

Setting expectations, FERPA, student concerns, and more

Delivering the Course

Lectures, office hours, exams, grading, and more 

Facilitating Activities and Assignments

Discussions, group work, projects, presentations, and more 

Important Notice 

The information found on this site is intended for short-term online teaching, not to assist in redesigning a course for full online delivery. For information on redesigning a course for full online delivery, contact Distance and Online Education

Working Remotely

What are the first steps you should take to make sure you can work remotely? Read the seven recommended steps on the ITS Help Desk Working Remotely website

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Resources for Students

The University of Iowa has also developed a student site, called Keep Learning at Iowa, to assist students with the transition to temporary online courses. 

Contact the ITS Help Desk

Help Desk staff remain available and ready to support campus with their technology needs. Support is available via phone, chat and email. To learn more, visit