What it is: Box is a cloud-based platform for sharing, storing, and collaborating on files and documents.
How to use it: Navigate to the URL above, and log in using your NetID (e.g. email@example.com) and password.
For more information: http://collaborate.ucsb.edu/services/box
How to get help: https://help.lsit.ucsb.edu/hc/en-us
What it is: Google Drive is a cloud storage and collaboration toolset that provides functionality similar to the Microsoft Office Suite via a web interface. It allows for document sharing and editing, as well as file storage.
How to access it: To log in, navigate to the URL above and log in using your NetID (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) and password.
For more information: https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2424384
How to get help: https://support.google.com/drive/
What it is: Hangouts is a chatting/Instant Messaging (IM) tool developed by Google that also features video and audio capabilities. Hangouts is the division's preferred tool for IM, and it works best with Chrome and on all computers and most mobile devices.
How to access it: To access Hangouts, either go to the url above or access it from your Gmail.
For more information: https://www.connect.ucsb.edu/usage/connect-g-suite-hangouts-chat
How to get help: https://support.google.com/hangouts
What it is: Zoom is an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, computers, and conference rooms.
How to access it: To manage your account, go to the url above and click the 'Sign-In' link on the right side, then log in using your NetID (e.g. email@example.com) and password.
For more information: https://ucsb.zoom.us
How to get help: https://ucsb.zoom.us/ (click on 'Faculty/Staff' link under Support), https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us
What it is: A scavenger hunt platform. You can easily join public games or create a custom hunt for students, staff, or faculty to use.
How to access it: Go to the Goose chase URL (linked above), click 'Sign Up', and create an account using your UCSB email address (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org). You will then be able to create scavenger hunts using the UCSB campuswide license.
For More Information: https://www.goosechase.com/how-it-works/organizing/
How to Get Help: https://www.goosechase.com/contact/