New to Essex? Start here! Get set up with email, wifi, free software and more.
Check for any planned maintenance work or known issues that may be affecting our services.
When your IT account will close and what to do before it closes.
Manage your student IT account, password, external email address, passphrase and security questions.
How to change your Essex IT account password.
We provide a specialist high performance computing service.
Locations and opening times for computer labs on campus.
Information for students on staying safe online, including phishing, protecting your devices and using social media wisely.
Secure your account using Multifactor Authenication (MFA). Read more about how we use Multifactor Authentication at the University
Discover what mailing lists we have at Essex and how to join or leave them.
What is phishing, how to spot and report it, and what to do if you've already responded.
Find out how to automatically forward your University emails to another email account.
How to access your University email account.
OneDrive gives staff and students a place to store, share and sync their files.
Box is the University’s official cloud storage and collaboration platform for staff and students.
How to recover or restore lost or deleted files and folders
How to access your M:Drive off campus.
Store data and documents and access them anywhere on campus.
How to obtain and use EndNote reference management software.
All software in one place, accessible anywhere, anytime.
Get the latest version of Microsoft Office for free, including apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams.
Qualtrics is the preferred survey tool at the University of Essex.
Find out about wifi networks available to you including eduroam.
eduroam provides free wifi and internet access for all staff and students.