Digital and Technology Services

Smart Bar

Do you have IT questions? Our Smart Bars have the answers.





Where can I find help?

check_circle   Ask for help virtually via Teams

check_circle   Get in-person help on campus



What are Smart Bars?

Our Smart Bars offer IT support and advice on a wide range of queries including:

check_circle   Laptop and mobile

check_circle   Email, Teams, Office 365 and software

check_circle   Online university systems

check_circle   IT account activation and online registration

check_circle   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. We will be answering your questions during term-time, Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm.


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:

Join Virtual Smart Bar on Teams



On campus Smart Bars

University Park

On main campus, University Park, we have two Smart Bars, all of which are open Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm during term time. They can be found at:

  • Hallward Library, Level 1  
  • George Green Library

Jubilee Campus

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.

Sutton Bonnington

On Sutton Bonnington 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.

All of our Smart Bars accept walk-in appointments. If the service is busy, or if we need to maintain a safe number of enquiries, the service may operate by appointment only and our staff will advise you further.


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University of Nottingham

University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5151
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3666
email: Contact us