Carnegie Mellon University

Preparing for remote teaching

Equipment check

  • Laptop with built-in camera
  • or Desktop with built-in or attached web camera
  • If you are in need of equipment, contact MCS Tech Serv. NOTE: supplies are limited.

Network check if teaching from home

  • Test your home network speed and ensure you are getting the speeds advertised by your ISP.
  • Contact your local ISP if you are having connection issues.

Software check

  • Install the following software or join the following services before you have to use it.  Familiarize yourself with the software or service.  At minimum, we recommend you install Zoom.