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Welcome to IT at the University of Oxford

This section is a brief guide to the essential IT information you will need as a member of the University. Most IT services and resources are provided by IT Services; links to library, college and departmental services are also included.

If you are new to the University, you might find it helpful to read the pages in the order suggested below.

  1. What to bring

  2. Your Oxford SSO account- Your passport to accessing online services

  3. Connecting to the internet – How to get connected to the University network

  4. Student registration – Essential for all new and returning students

  5. Security

  6. Solving hardware problems – Breakdown services, repairs, upgrades, etc.

  7. Getting free and low cost software

  8. Nexus email – All about the Oxford central email service

  9. Sharing files and personal web spaces

  10. University IT resources and services – IT courses, Mobile Oxford, WebLearn and more

  11. Getting help – What to do when you need a helping hand

  12. College IT information

  13. Departmental IT information

  14. Computer usage rules – Essential reading

Further information

Oxford Students: a section on the University website providing a single point of access to information, services and resources for current students.