IT services

Computers on campus

Find an available computer on campus or loan a laptop.

Getting started with IT

A guide for new students to get you started with IT at Essex.

MFA (multifactor authentication)

Includes how to set up MFA, manage your sign-in methods, and getting help with MFA.

Print, copy and scan

Includes printing, photocopying, scanning, mobile printing, printing costs and credit top-ups.

Wifi and networks

eduroam and guest wifi services available on campus and how to connect.

IT Helpdesk

Find out how to contact the IT Helpdesk for help and support with IT services.

Cyber security

Find out how to stay secure online and protect yourself from scams and fraud.


Access your email, set up Outlook, manage your email groups or report a suspicious email.

High performance computing

We provide a specialist high performance computing service for staff and students. Find out more about how to request access and connect.

IT account and password

Find out how to set up your IT account, including your password and MFA.

Online survey tools

Information about survey tools including Qualtrics.

AppsAnywhere (Software Hub)

AppsAnywhere is our online software access portal.

File storage

File storage options for saving your documents.

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