More IT

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


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

Remote Access

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

You can also use VMware Horizon Client to get access to the computer environment. Follow the guide for VMware Horizon on HelpIT.

Free WiFi for guests: hisguest

Hisguest is a wireless network for guests at the University of Skövde, such as guest lecturers or visitors in the library. You can get the guest logins at the main reception, at the IT helpdesk or at the library.



IT Helpdesk 

Phone: 0500-44 88 00
Desk: Building E, first floor (next to Student services)

Opening hours


Closed Dec 23rd - Jan 4th. Call or email if you need to book an appointment.
Weekdays 10-11.30 and 12.30-14.30


Weekdays 8-11.30, 12.30-16
Closed Thursdays 8.30-9.30


Watched weekdays 8-16

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.

Maintenance windows 2020:

  • Jan 17
  • Feb 14
  • Mar 13
  • Apr 17
  • May 15
  • Jun 12
  • Jul 17
  • Aug 14
  • Sep 11
  • Oct 16
  • Nov 13
  • Dec 11