Computer labs and software

There are computer labs in most buildings on campus. The University also provides the possibility to download software via different companies.

Computer labs

Computers can found in the following buildings: A, D, E, G, Portalen and the library. To enter the labs, you need to have an access card or a code. The application form for access card and codes to computer labs are available in the student web portal: Studentportalen.

Software

All computers in the computer labs have standard software installed, such as MS Office, Adobe CS6 Master collection, 7zip et cetera. Other applications differ depending on if you are in a lab with workstations or thin clients. On his.se/helpit you can find detailed information about what software is available in different labs.

Software downloads

University students are granted access to Microsoft Imagine, where a number of programs are available for free. Log in with your student account. You can also download ProEngineer, Autodesk and SPSS. More information can be found at www.his.se/helpit.

IT-service

Helpdesk opening hours

Visit: Helpdesk, Building E, second floor
10-11.30 and 12.30-14.30

Telephone: +46 (0)500 - 44 88 00
08.00-11.30 and 12.30-16.00
Phone line closed Thursdays 08.30-09.30

E-mail: helpdesk@his.se

Guides and instructions online: www.his.se/helpit

System maintenance

IT service conducts system maintenance once a month, normally Fridays from 8 am to 12 pm. You may experience system errors in all University IT-systems.

Remaining maintenance windows 2016:

  • Oct 14
  • Nov 11
  • Dec 16

Maintenance windows 2017:

  • Jan 13
  • Feb 17
  • Mar 17
  • Apr 21
  • May 19
  • Jun 16
  • Jul 14
  • Aug 18
  • Sep 15
  • Oct 13
  • Nov 17
  • Dec 15