The Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences provides you with various services, such as a private mailbox, free WLAN, access to the Intranet as well as the PC pools.
Central user ID for e-mail and the Intranet
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 knowledge base.
Students, lecturers, employees and also guests receive a personal e-mail address from the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences. This will be communicated to you, together with your central user ID.
Please check your mailbox regularly for new e-mails, as all official communications from Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences are sent to this e-mail address.
You can access your mailbox via the intranet or directly via https://outlook.com/owa/hs-osnabrueck.de
You can also access your email inbox with an email client (also on your smartphone/tablet). Set-up instructions and further information can be found in the knowledge base of the service portal.
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 knowledge base.
- Microsoft 365
- Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching
- Adobe Creative Cloud
- Academic Cloud
- Sentinel One (antivirus)
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 knowledge base.