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 for SSH Connection on HelpIT.

Use the remote connection through VMware Horizon 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.


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

Visit: Helpdesk, Building E, second floor

Opening hours during the summer

5 June - 21 June
Monday - Friday at 10:00-12:30

25 June - 10 August

13 August - 17 August
Monday - Friday at 10:00-12:30

Regular opening hours: 10:00-11:30 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.

Maintenance windows 2018:

  • Jan 11
  • Feb 16
  • Mar 16
  • Apr 20
  • May 18
  • Jun 15
  • Jul 14
  • Aug 17
  • Sep 21
  • Oct 12
  • Nov 16
  • Dec 14