If you haven't collected your University of Essex username, email address and password yet, then head over to www.essex.ac.uk/it/getaccount to get started.
As an Essex student, you get a free subscription to Office 365 for the duration of your studies. This gives you access to apps including:
Sign in to Office 356 with your Essex email address and password. On a mobile? Get the free Outlook app for your phone or tablet.
As part of your free Office 365 subscription, you can download the latest version of Microsoft Office for free on up to five devices. Here's how:
If you can't see the Install Office button please contact the IT Helpdesk.
Our campus wifi network is called eduroam. It’s free to use and is available all over campus, except in student accommodation. To connect:
If you need help, see connecting to eduroam wifi.
|Tool||What you'll use it for||How to access|
Course materials, lecture slides, quizzes
Listen back to recordings of your lectures.
To watch any online lectures, webinars or classes.
|Zoom meetings and webinars for students|
Upload assignments, getting feedback on your work, and marks.
To access free software to support your studies.
Digital skills training and personal development.
The official mobile app for students.
There are hundreds of computers for you to use on campus, conveniently located in IT labs and study spaces, with many open 24 hours a day.
If you prefer being mobile, you can loan a laptop from the Library for up to 3 hours, for free.
You can print, scan and photocopy, for free, at any of our multi-function printers.
Our printers are conveniently located across our campuses and you’ll need your Essex student registration card to tap and log in to the printer.