Technology Resources for Students
All students receive an Ohio State email address that can be forwarded to BuckeyeMail, our student email service. Your BuckeyeMail address is your Ohio State Username (lastname.#) @buckeyemail.osu.edu.
Brush up on skills or learn about a new subject for free. Several digital resources make learning more affordable, like our Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) taught by Ohio State instructors with real assignments and deadlines, the digital bookstore, which features digital, interactive content from Ohio State faculty, and iTunes U, the world’s largest online catalog of free educational content.
Student Tech Forum
Are you interested in the development of technology support and services at the university? The Student Tech Forum is an ongoing series of focus groups and events that harness student feedback to inform the direction of information technology at Ohio State.
For more information about future events:
Get to know Carmen to manage course content and interact with instructors and classmates. It provides online access to assignments, syllabuses, discussion forums, class lists, announcements and more.
Stop by Tech Hub, Ohio State’s official technology store for exclusive discounts on computers, tablets and software. A portion of Tech Hub sales go back to student programs. Don’t forget to check out the Student Developer Kit or apply for one of our Student Project Development Grants.
Connect to secure high-speed wireless internet through the osuwireless network on campus. Devices can be configured by first connecting to the WiFi@OSU network, opening a browser and following the instructions.
Microsoft Office 365
Receive Microsoft Office 365 for your computer and mobile devices free through the Student Advantage program. You can install copies on up to five computers, five tablets and five phones.
Build your own Wordpress website or blog on U.OSU. Use this university-supported platform to share independent work as a portfolio, enhance project visibility, communicate within groups and represent organizations.
Find the technology and support you need at one of five state-of-the-art multimedia labs located across our Columbus campus. All facilities offer computer stations, and each location has unique additional features, such as 3-D printing, A/V production equipment and collaboration spaces.
Enjoy basic cable television in the residence halls and South Campus Gateway apartments. Channel listings and information about upgrading to premium channels are available.