New student

Welcome to the University of Skövde! This is a short list for you to get started with the IT systems at the University.

User Account

 You need to have an active account in order to be able to register for classes, access course material, download free software et cetera. You can activate your account in either of these ways:

Course sites

All material for your courses is available in the learning platform Scio. You can log in to Scio from the student portal. Some courses will be in the new learning platform Canvas. Your teacher will help you if you don't kow where to find your online classroom.

Connecting to WiFi - eduroam

If you want to use the school wifi, you can use your user account to connect to eduroam. Follow the instructions on our self-service portal HelpIT.

Printing, copying and scanning

You need an active student account to be able to use the printing system. When printing, select printer FollowYou (should be default). Once you've printed, pick up your prints at any printer on campus.


Helpdesk opening hours

Visit: Helpdesk, Building E, second floor

Opening hours

 Helpdesk is closed on Thursday 13th June due to staff day

Helpdesk: Mo-Fri 10:00-11:30 and 12:30-14:30

Telephone: +46 (0)500 - 44 88 00

Mo-Fri 08:00-11:30 and 12:30-16:00

Phone line is closed on Thursday 13th June due to staff day
Phone line closed Thursdays 08:30-09:30


Guides and instructions online: