IT services at ISS

Get access to IT services, username and password

  • New or returning ISS course leaders must contact Office Manager Sissel Drevsjø (sissel.drevsjo@iss.uio.nono later than June 1, to obtain an account or to update an existing account.
  • All employees must have a UiO username and password in order to utilize the on-campus IT services. 
  • In order to access the internet, show PowerPoint presentations, or use projectors, Canvas and other IT services, you must have a UiO username and password. 
  • Guest lecturers without a UiO username and password will not be able to log onto computers in the classrooms to show PowerPoint presentations, websites, videos, etc.

Canvas course and IT help

A 90 minute Canvas course and IT help session will be held on Monday, June 25 2018, 14:30, at PC-lab 241 in Helga Engs hus, for all course leaders and assistants. We strongly recommend all teaching staff attend this session. We will cover the basics of Canvas, Fagpersonweb (attendance registration) and it will also be an opportunity to get help with any questions regarding IT.

The UiO network

When registered in the UiO system you will be provided with your own server area on the UiO network. You may log on to any on-campus computers with your username and password. When logged on, you may access your server area.

All employees are required to read the rules for the use of IT services at the University of Oslo.

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Computers in faculty room

The faculty room includes a few Windows-based PCs, which faculty members can log onto with their UiO username and password.

Accessing Canvas

  • UiO offers a guide and user support in English and in Norwegian.
  • The ISS Office cannot help you manage the day-to-day work with your Canvas room, but we can assist you if you have problems or questions.
  • Go to the Canvas login site and enter your UiO username and password. If your password has expired, you must contact UiO IT Support at USIT.
  • Students will be able to access Canvas until the beginning of October and download materials even after they have returned home.
  • If you used Fronter last summer, you can download documents to your computer.. You will see only the room(s) you have been given access to.
  • ISS staff only administers access to the relevant room(s) in Canvas. We do not alter the messages or materials that the course leaders or students post in the room.

Creating a room in Canvas

Every course offered at the ISS has a room in Canvas which is created by the ISS staff in advance of the summer. You will get access to the room a few weeks before the beginning of the summer session.

General IT guides

If you experience any problems, first consult these guides by the IT services. If you are unable to solve your problem, contact the ISS reception for assistance.


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Published Oct. 7, 2016 10:40 PM - Last modified June 8, 2018 2:49 PM