More IT

Brief information regarding some useful IT systems available at the University.

Adobe Connect

You can use Adobe Connect for video conferences. With this tool you can share information and chat online. Contact Helpdesk if you need help using Adobe Connect.

Remote Access

If you want to reach your home directory remotely, you can connect via SSH. Follow the guide on HelpIT.


HisGuest is a wireless network for guests at the University of Skövde, such as guest lecturers or visitors in the library.


Scio is the central teaching platform for the University of Skövde. You will find your course syllabus and other material there. Log in to the Student Web Portal and click on Scio.



Helpdesk opening hours

Note limited opening hours during the holidays.


Dec 21 - Jan 5: working days 10-12.
Closed Dec 25th, 26th and Jan 1st.

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


Guides and instructions online:

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