The Center offers support to SJSU faculty and staff to explore a variety of tools they can use to enhance their professional communication and collaboration.
Faculty Profile Website
The SJSU has adopted OmniUpdate (OU) Campus as the official web content management system to develop campus faculty official profile and web content. All your previous web content developed via Website Builder or legacy content management system has been migrated to this new OU Campus environment. The CFD partners with University's Web Services at Information Technology Services to offer group training or individual consultation. To meet your needs and preferred learning style, your options are:
- Attend an instructor-led session. Visit our Events calendar to view the workshop schedule and register.
- Stop by open lab or request for an one-on-one consultation. Visit Events calendar to view open lab schedules.
- Download the documentation below to learn at your own pace.
Note: If you are new or never have a faculty website account, visit faculty website request page to request for an account.
The entire suite of Google Apps is available to all faculty and staff affiliated with SJSU. This includes Gmail, Calendar, Google Docs and YouTube as well as Google Site and Google Groups. The CFD staff partners with the University's Information Technology Services to offer instructor-led group training or individual consultation. To meet your needs and preferred learning style, your options are as follows:
Hands-on instructor-led workshops are offered regularly throughout the year. To view workshop schedule and register for a session, see our Events calendar.
Small group or one-on-one consultation is available by contacting our Center Office.
If you prefer learning at your own pace with step-by-step instructions, visit and/or download a copy of the tutorials from the links below.
- Gmail Overview [pdf]
- Google Calendar [pdf]
- Google Docs [pdf]
- Accessible Video via YouTube Captioning [pdf]
A general overview of Google Apps is available at:
More detailed information, appropriate for beginners and experts alike, can be accessed at:
The Google Apps in Education
For more information and ideas about how Google Apps can be used in educational settings, visit:
- Google in Education
- 32 ways to use Google Apps in Higher Education: For Faculty/Staff
- 32 ways to use Google Apps in the Classroom