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, 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, 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: 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…

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:

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