Chatham offers a range of technology tools for students. This is not a comprehensive list, rather a list of the most commonly used tools. If you have questions about a specific tool, please contact Helpdesk at or 412-365-1112.

Brightspace – Learning Management System

Brightspace by D2L is Chatham’s new learning management system (LMS). It contains all courses. It is where both teachers and students go to turn in assignments, participate in forums, and online chats. It also allows faculty and students to easily communicate and to post and view unofficial grades.

Documentation: Brightspace for Learners

Pulse App: Brightspace App for students. It provides one easy view of course calendars, readings, assignments, evaluations, grades, and announcement items. Brightspace Pulse is available for download from any global Google Play store or Apple App Store.

Multifactor Authentication

Multifactor Authentication

MFA helps safeguard access to data and applications while maintaining simplicity for users. It provides additional security by requiring a second form of authentication and delivers strong authentication via a range of easy to use authentication methods.

Documentation: How to Change MFA Phone Number | How to Setup MFA Authentication App

Panopto – Lecture Capture

Panopto provides integrated video recording, live streaming, video management, and inside-video search. Panopto can be added to any Brightspace course and can be accessed by going to

Panopto provides integrated video recording, live streaming, video management, and inside-video search.

Documentation: Panopto Documentation

Portal – Student Portal

The Chatham University online Student portal is used to register for classes, update your personal information, and pay bills. This document will show you how to navigate through the interface and perform tasks such as registering for classes.

Documentation: How to Use Portal

Proctorio – Online Testing

Using state-of-the-art technology and end-to-end data security, Proctorio ensures the total learning integrity of every assessment, every time. Our software eliminates human error, bias, and much of the expense associated with remote proctoring and identity verification.

Proctorio also integrates effortlessly with whatever learning management system you already use— no scheduling, waiting or additional logins required— for instant, objective, secure results.


Teams – Collaborative Space

Download Teams and Login with your Chatham Office 365 Account

Microsoft Teams is a hub for teamwork in Office 365. Keep all your team’s chats, meetings, files, and apps together in one place.

Documentation: How to Use Teams

VPN – Needed for SPSS

Do you need access to a specific drive from home? Utilize Sophos VPN for access. Sophos VPN clients provide easy-to-use and transparent remote access to all company applications. This is provided through secure SSL or IPsec VPNs from Windows, Linux, Mac OS and UNIX-based systems.

Documentation: Setup VPN

How to Quickly Map Drives on a PC:

  1. Connect via VPN
  2. Click on this link to download the remote drive login script
  3. Unzip the file
  4. Double click the file to run and map all drives.
  5. Step 4 will need repeated every time you access VPN

Zoom – Videoconference

Customizing your Profile and Name in Zoom

Zoom is our online meeting tool. It is both integrated with Moodle and a standalone tool. It is integrated with Outlook, too. It allows users to connect and video chat, share screens, and more. Everyone at Chatham is permitted to use Zoom. It is connected to AD – they just have to log in with their Chatham email and password.

Documentation: Setup Zoom | Using Zoom

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