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Start here to find Knowledge Base Articles about SVSU technology. Search for answers or instructions, training materials, how to request services, purchasing information, or how to report a technology issue.

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Pinned Article Emergency Training Information (FAQ) in Response to COVID-19

Tools and resources for faculty and staff to teach and collaborate online.

12 Rules for Naming Files

The purpose of this Knowledge Article is to help SVSU employees stay organized by providing a common set of rules to apply when naming files. The conventions are primarily intended for use during the creation of word-processed documents, spreadsheets, presentations or other data files to be stored in a file storage location. Similar conventions should be applied to folders within a directory structure.

Microsoft Stream

Microsoft Stream is a secure video service that helps you manage who views your video content and determine how widely to share within your organization. Microsoft Stream is part of Office 365 link to it in apps like Teams, and OneNote. It features automatic transcripts, screen recording, and more. Stream is available for staff, faculty, and students through the Office 365 app launcher, or go to and sign in with your work or school credentials.

Office 365 Installation

SVSU faculty, staff and students can download and install the Office 365 suite on their home Win, Mac computers, or smart devices.

PowerPoint Accessibility Checklist

Checklist of items to make your PowerPoint presentation more accessible.


Turnitin is an online resource that assists students on how to avoid plagiarism and academic dishonesty through the use of Turnitin.