Before leaving the office
The following are recommended actions to take as you prepare for remote working. Please review with your manager in advance.
Essential Technology Hardware
☐ Laptop with power cord
☐ Mobile phone
☐ Copy all necessary files to a USC cloud location (OneDrive, Google Drive) so they can be accessed remotely.
☐ Update your voicemail greeting to inform callers that you are working remotely and to contact you via email.
☐ Surge protector with power strip
☐ 3 prong to 2 prong outlet adapter
☐ External monitor
Software- ensure you have access to the following (as needed):
☐ Blackboard Connect
☐ Reference materials or checklists
☐ Paper working files, as needed
☐ Post-it notes
☐ Notebooks with current information
☐ Headphones, webcam, and microphone for video conferencing; most laptops have an internal webcam and microphone
☐ Take important belongings home and lock up and secure all others.
☐ Take plants home.
If your Duo Security notification is set to go to your office phone, choose one of the other notification methods to assure appropriate authentication.