IT services for students
Student account and password
A valid user account entitles you to use information systems, software, saving resources, IT devices and other services. N.B. Information also for new students!
What is a good password?
The password should be easily remembered, but difficult to guess. See what else is required of a proper password.
Link to Passwd service
Change your password in Passwd service of the university when needed. Identify through Suomi.fi e-Identification if you don't know your account or password.
Link to Accountinfo service
You can check the status of your user account if it doesn't work as you like. Identify yourself through Suomi.fi e-Identification.
Printing, IT resources and connections
Security printing and campus multi-function devices are in your use.
OneDrive and network drive K are your personal storage attached to your username.
Common fixed workstations are in your use during the opening hours.
You may borrow a laptop for campus use from the self-service vending machine.
Remote desktops and VPN
Software licensed by UO are available on remote desktops, also through your own computer, free of charge.
You can utilise the WLAN connections of the campuses using your own devices. Eduroam is secured, use it with your university account.
E-mail, software and systems
Microsoft 365 Education (M365/O365)
M365/O365 is the university's email service, but also a versatile toolkit for students and staff.
Use encrypted i.e. secured mail when emailing confidential information from the university to outside or vice versa.
Software for students use
You may use software on university's remote desktops and computers or load to your own computer.
Google Workspace for Education
If you wish, you can take in use the set of applications offered by Google.
Links to the webstores where you can buy printing balance, software licences and 24/7 Campus Card.