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Student Desktop – New to Otago

What is the Student Desktop?

The Student Desktop is your very own “Virtual Computer” that you can use anywhere in the world, with only an internet connection!

This allows you to save your documents at home, and then pick back up on them on the University computers

If you want to log in the student desktop at home and use it, see here to find out how.

Student Desktop

So How Do I Login at University?

Almost every computer you see at University will log in to the student desktop – all you need to do is enter your university username and password (The same password you log in to eVision and Blackboard with).

What Else Do I Need to Know?

You have access to Microsoft Office365 so that you can work on documents on the Student Desktop easily

You can store files on the student desktop - but storage is limited to about 5GB. Alternatively you can use OneDrive to sync files in the cloud where storage space is 1TB.

You can easily print from the student desktop to any printer on campus - to do so on the Windows student desktop, follow the instructions below.

You can use the student desktop on your own device, as long as you have an internet connection.

Not only will the student desktop work on your computer, you can also use it on your tablet or phone!

Click here to find out how to use the student desktop on your own device.