Work Remotely

Get the Right Tools

CUIT is available to answer questions and provide support.

Duo Multifactor Authentication

Manage two-factor authentication (proofs of identity) to access University-wide services.

Google Apps for Lionmail

Google services and applications to support communication across the Columbia community.

LinkedIn Learning

Video courses on business, creative, and technology skills. Requires UNI login.

Microsoft Products

Download the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Windows OS.

Poll Everywhere

Mobile solution that creates polls and collects responses via text, Twitter, or web.


A web-based tool for creating and conducting online surveys.

VPN and Citrix

Get remote access to files and administrative applications on the Columbia network.


Video conferencing platform featuring breakout rooms, Canvas integration, and support for Android and iOS mobile.

Get an update on Zoom privacy concerns.

Get Help


For IT support, contact the CUIT Service Desk:

By phone: 212-854-1919
In-person: CUIT Walk-in Center at 202 Philosophy Hall
By email (a service ticket will be created): [email protected]

Submit a Ticket Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 am – 11:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm

From HR

For benefits questions and access to services, contact Human Resources:

General HR Questions
By phone: 212-851-2888
By email with UNI login: A service ticket will be created for Faculty and Staff

Benefits Service Center
By phone: 212-851-7000
By secure fax: 212-851-7025
By email: [email protected]
Hours of operation:
Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm