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.

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

Where do I need to go?

TIP: the walking route to the BBG goes through the KBG. The first number of the room number stands for the floor in the building, so 0.12 (ground level + room 12), 1.13 (first floor + room 13)

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, or by calling (030) 253 4500


  • 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: bookmark the Course Planner and choose your exam programme so you never have to search for your courses again

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, log in with Solis ID, your schedule is automatically in it
  • 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…

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 you can find your study programme page and information about your programme


  • All 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:
  • 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:
  • Printing: use any card with an RFID chip (e.g. your OV chip card), top up your print credit via via myprintportal