New Bachelor student - practical info

Finding your way at Utrecht University

Welcome! You're standing at the beginning of your academic adventure at Utrecht University. That’s a big step. So we’re here to lend a hand. Read tips about when your classes are, who to turn to with questions, and information about education and our systems below.

Where do I need to go?

TIP: the walking route to the BBG goes through the KBG, and the first number of the room number stands for the floor in the building

When do I have classes?

Who should I contact? - contact persons

Still have some questions? Utrecht University offers a lot of ICT support. You can find more information at https://manuals.uu.nl/en, or by calling (030) 253 4500

Login

  • Solis-id: your Solis-ID is the same as your e-mail and is your user name for most university services
  • 2FA: UU secures data using two-factor authentication (2FA). You need two things to log in using 2FA: your Solis-ID and password, and your smartphone or tablet
  • Wifi: Utrecht University, log in using your email address and Solis-ID password
TIP: you can read course reviews in the evaluation system Caracal

Registration & schedules

  • Osiris student: this is where you can register for courses, see your grades and change your address details
  • Course planner: a tool that helps you plan out your studies and identify which courses are still required and available
  • MyTimetable: Utrecht University’s scheduling website. You can conveniently link it to your own electronic agenda
  • MyUU: the MyUU app for students features your grades from Osiris, your university ID, your library card and your personal schedule
TIP: you can download free software like Office 365 and Outlook via https://students.uu.nl/en/practical-information/it-facilities/software-…

Attending classes

  • Blackboard: the learning environment for handing in assignments, lecture sheets and information about courses and studies
  • Outlook: you will receive important information from lecturers and other individuals via your e-mail address that you received in your private e-mail during the enrolment process
  • Solis Worksplace: offers all the applications you need for your education
  • Student website: on students.uu.nl you can find your study programme page and information about your programme

Tips

All study spots: students.uu.nl/en/study-spots (you do not need to make a reservation to study in KBG)

Studium Generale: free academic knowledge in the form of lectures, talk shows and other events

Parnassos: the cultural centre Parnassos offers a wide range of courses, productions and workshops: https://www.uu.nl/en/parnassos

Olympos: sport centre Olympos offers a wide range of sports and fitness activities. Your OlymPas entitles you to a discount on sports and fitness fees

Skills Lab: offers training, workshops and guidance in the areas of writing, studying and other academic skills. More info: students.uu.nl/en/guidance-and-development/skills-lab

Are you going to print out the guide? Then use the print files of the infographic: A3 (pdf print) and A4 (pdf print).