Digital and Technology Services

We're here to support

There are a number of ways you can get both 1-2-1 and remote support to help you get up and running with your devices and IT equipment in your first few weeks.
This page was last updated on 04 May 2023 at 10:41 (GMT)

Help and support

During the start of each academic year, we provide additional support to help you get set up and connected to a wide range of IT services. 

check_circle   Go through the steps on the Before you start and When you start pages

check_circle   Attend your Faculty IT Induction session and learn all about the IT services available

check_circle   Get help from student IT tutors on campus

check_circle   Access support throughout the year at our Smart Bars

check_circle   Call our IT Service Desk 24/7 on 0115 95 16677


Smart Bars

The Smart Bar is a term-time service offering peer-to-peer IT support and advice on a wide range of queries, including your IT account, laptop and mobile devices, email, Office 365, Teams and software options.

check_circle   Ask for help at our virtual Smart Bar via Teams, Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm.

check_circle   Get in-person help on campus at our physical Smart Bars.


IT Support Tutors

Our IT tutors will be on hand when you arrive on campus to provide on-the-spot support and help you get set up. 

In September, you will find our IT Tutors at the following locations: 

  • near university Halls of Residence welcome points
  • near Student Service Centres
  • and at our virtual Smart Bar

Full details including dates, times and locations can be found here.


Faculty IT Induction

At the start of the new academic year, we offered all new and returning students the opportunity to attend an online IT Induction to discover more about services on offer.

You can watch a recorded version of a Faculty IT induction here, or dowload a PDF version of the slides here. The content is relevant to all students, and is not faculty specific.

If you have any follow on questions, you can post on the virtual Smart Bar.

Contact our IT Service Desk

Our dedicated IT Service Desk is available 24/7, and we have experts on hand to help with all your IT needs.

check_circle   We offer specialist support with IT accounts, passwords, Multi-Factor Authentication and all other IT services

check_circle   Call on 0115 95 16677 to log a support call

check_circle   From Monday - Friday, between 8am - 5:15pm, our in house team will be on hand to take your calls. Outside of these hours, you will be put through to an out-of-hours team, who will endeavour to resolve your issue.


University of Nottingham

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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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