The Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences provides you with various services, such as a private mailbox, free WLAN, access to the OSCA Portal as well as the PC pools.
Central user ID for e-mail and the OSCA-portal
For many IT services, you need a central user ID. This consists of a user name and a password. With your approval or your registration, you will automatically get your user ID and a temporary password by e-mail. Please change the temporary password immediately to get access to all services. For more information about the central user ID and changing the password, see the Infothek (information desk).
Each student will receive a personal e-mail address in the following form from the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences: First name.Surname@hs-osnabrueck.de. Please regularly check your mailbox for new e-mail because all official notifications of the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences will be sent to this e-mail address. You can reach your mailbox via the Outlook Web App (OWA) or via the OSCA Portal. You can retrieve your e-mail with a mail client. You can find setup instructions in the Infothek on the OSCA-portal.
The OSCA-portal (Osnabrück Campus activities) is the intranet of the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences. There you can manage your personal profile, register for modules, lectures and exams and retrieve studies services and certificates.
In virtual learning rooms, you have the option of exchanging study materials, information and coordination within the courses. A bulletin board and software downloads are available in addition to an extensive Infothek (information center).
For the login you will need your central user ID and password.
NetCase is the central 'File Sync & Share' system at the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences. It allows secure storage, synchronization and sharing of files and folders with all university members or external users. In this regard, NetCase is comparable to products such as DropBox or Microsoft OneDrive. NetCase is based on the open source project 'ownCloud', which was specially adapted to the requirements and systems of the university. The system is available free of charge for all members of the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences. You can find more information in our information center.
- Office 365
- Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching
- Sophos Antivirus
- VMware Academic Program (IuI only!)
In addition, you can access other software via your faculty's virtual desktops.
For teachers / employees:
By setting up a VPN connection (Virtual Private Network), your end device (PC, notebook, tablet, smartphone) receives a university-internal IP address.
This gives you the opportunity to access resources from home that are only available within the university network, e.g.:
Instructions for setting up a VPN connection and solutions to known errors can be found in the information center.
The individual faculties offer the option of connecting to a virtual desktop.
- Agricultural Sciences and Landscape Architecture (AuL)
- Engineering and computer science (IuI)
- Economics and Social Sciences (WiSo)
Note: Students of the Faculty of Management, Culture and Technology (MKT) have the option of establishing a remote desktop connection.