Coronavirus in Norway
Our campuses are open. Please read updated information for students and staff on our website.
Please administrate your account at passord.oslomet.no. Use the links below:
You will be given a user name and a password as soon as you are employed.
You can easily get a new password at passord.oslomet.no.
You get one e-mail account at OsloMet. Your immediate manager is responsible for signing you up for different mailing lists so that you receive information at the level of the organisation you belong to.
The immediate manager must contact IT support by email to notify of this.
You will be given one email address when employed. "email@example.com" will be the default email address for every employee.
Outlook is the standard client for email on all OsloMet's computers as part of the Microsoft Office package that all employees have on their PCs.
Mozilla Thunderbird is preinstalled on every computer and may also be used.
How you work when not present at OsloMet depends on your equipment and the solutions you wish to use. Remote desktop and VPN are the most common solutions for remote access. Read more about remote access here.
If you often work from home, you should use the service kontor.oslomet.no for access to Remote Desktop.
You can access all your files and folders, i.e. file server and full desktop environment as well as other software via remote desktop.
Login to remote desktop (Win-PC) (kontor.oslomet.no).
When outside OsloMet networks (eduroam) you can still access files, servers and software through a VPN connection.
Use the preinstalled VPN client «eduVPN» for VPN setup on laptops. eduVPN can also be installed on your private computer.
Employees with a phone subscription paid by OsloMet must make themselves familiar with the guidelines for using mobile phones paid by OsloMet.
All computers at OsloMet use Pullprint as the default choice for printing. Pullprint is a centralised queue system for printing at OsloMet. The queue system is called Pullprint and contains several printers. The printout may be retrieved in one of the printers regardless of its location on campus.
Note. Documents are stored for printing on the Pullprint server for 24 hours.
Employees given an OsloMet laptop must have read the OsloMet routines for safe use of software and file storage.
All employees are given an OsloMet laptop with Windows10 operating system.
All PC's are setup with preinstalled applications / software.
Additional software must be installed through Software Center. Please contact IT Service Desk for assistance.
If you cannot find the application or need help installing an application, please contact IT Service Desk by email.
OsloMet offers all employees Microsoft software for use on private devices through Office 365.
Get familiar with the ordering procedures for hardware and software at OsloMet.
Standard IT equipment must be ordered through the ordering system (bestill.oslomet.no)
If you can not find the desired software or hardware, contact your immediate manager, and then order here: Min bestilling.
If IT Service Desk does not offer the hardware or software you are in need of, you can order it through bestill.oslomet.no after consulting your immediate manager. He/she must approve the hardware/software before ordering.
You can access a variety of software and services through Feide login using your OsloMet username and password.
Feide is a service offered at all educational institutions in Norway. Read more about Feide (feide.no).
IT Service Desk also offers personal guidance by phone, or in person at our office at campus Pilestredet (SG29, ground floor) or at campus Kjeller 1st floor (F200/201).
You can also contact IT Service Desk by email if you are in need of personal guidance or help: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit our IT support web pages for step-by-step tutorials, and other common IT issues.
Important messages for all employees will be published here at System service messages.
Important news will also be sent by email.