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IT support availability for week commencing Monday 10 October

Posted on 7 October 2022

As we move further into the new academic year, the IT Support team are still around to answer your IT queries.

This information is now out of date. For the latest updates on our services, see the News section of our website.

The IT Support team are available Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.

Email us:

Phone us: +44 (0)1904 323838.

Book an appointment with us: Face-to-face appointments are available 9.30am - 12.30pm, Monday 10 October to Friday 14 October. Please email or phone us to book an appointment.

Drop in and see us: We will be offering drop-in IT support 2 - 4.30pm, Monday 10 October to Friday 14 October. You will find us on the ground floor of the JB Morrell Library.

Out of hours support

Learn more about contacting IT Support.

Common IT queries

Where can I read online IT advice?

Our website has lots of useful help and information. If you are new to the University, start with reading our introduction to IT Services.

How do I connect my device to the University network?

You can connect your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet to the University network:

Can I connect my games console or smart devices?

Certain games consoles and specific smart devices can connect to our ‘mydevices’ network on campus, although some features may be limited.

What if I'm having problems with two-factor authentication?

Guidance on Duo two-factor authentication and Google two-factor authentication is available on our website.

How can I print?

York Print Plus is the printing, copying and scanning service for staff and students:

Can I install Microsoft Office for free?

Yes! You can install Microsoft Office 365 free of charge. The subscription remains valid as long as you are a student at the University of York.

Can I install any other software or buy IT equipment at a discounted rate?

Yes, as a student you can download some software at a discounted rate or for free.

When buying computer equipment for personal use you may also be eligible for discounts on cheaper IT equipment from our suppliers

Can I borrow a laptop?

Yes, we have laptops available for short term use on campus or longer loans for up to a week.

Do you provide any resources for improving IT skills?

The Skills Guides provide online tutorials and guidance on using a range of applications. You can also book a training session to develop your IT skills.