Do you have IT questions? Our Smart Bars have the answers.
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Get help from our student tutors online and in-person, check the locations and dates here:
Find an IT support tutor
What are Smart Bars?
Our Smart Bars offer IT support and advice on a wide range of queries including:
Laptop and mobile
Email, Teams, Office 365 and software
Online university systems
IT account activation and online registration
Our staff support Windows, macOS and GNU/Linux laptops as well as Android and Apple iOS mobile devices
Virtual Smart Bar
Do you have a question for our IT staff? Join the 'My IT Smart Bar' on Microsoft Teams and our staff will be happy to answer any of your queries.
From Monday 18 September, our Virtual Smart Bar will be online at the weekends during the first few weeks of term - a full schedule of dates and times is detailed here.
From week commencing Monday 23 October until end of term, we will be answering your questions Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm during term-time.
How to join
'My IT Smart Bar' is open to all students at the University of Nottingham.
To join, find us in Microsoft Teams with the code 8x1ibdu or use the direct link below:
On campus Smart Bars
From Monday 18 September, get peer support on campus from our Smart Bar IT tutors. You will find our IT Tutors at the following locations:
- University Halls of Residence welcome points
- Student Service Centres
- International registration event
Full details including dates, times and locations can be found on the IT induction help and support page:
Find an IT Support Tutor
From week commencing Monday 23 October until end of term, IT tutors will be available at our Smart Bar locations:
On main campus, University Park, we have two Smart Bars, both of which are open Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm during term-time. They can be found at:
- Hallward Library, Level 1
- George Green Library
On Jubilee campus, our Smart Bar can be found at the Exchange Building in room B35c (B floor) above the Student Service Centre and is open Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm during term-time.
On Sutton Bonington campus, our Smart Bar can be found in the heart of campus at The Barn, near Student Services Centre, and is open Monday - Friday 11am - 3pm during term-time.