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Before using any of the information here. Please go to the through the CEOAS Connect online support request form first to request an account with the college!
In-Person support is available between 9-4pm at the CEOAS helpdesk room located in Burt 1xx or from the OSU Service Desk
Your ONID account is the main OSU account used for all email communication. If you don't have that account, you should set that up right now:
ONID is integrated with Google. More information is available here:
Note: Your passwords are very important. They should never be shared with anyone. Never send your password over email. We will never ask for your password.
Users are encouraged to use their OSU email (email@example.com) while at OSU and not forward it to personal accounts.
To check your email, use your browser or you can setup a desktop client.
ONID Google account website is here: https://mail.google.com/a/onid.oregonstate.edu
If you want to use an email client, you can find instructions here: https://oregonstate.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/KB/?CategoryID=9077
You have access to file storage space on the RACS servers. This space is available from anywhere and is backed up nightly. Instructions for connecting your storage is available please follow this link:
You have access to printers in CEOAS and printing is provided for free up to a certain number of pages. For information on connecting and using printers, follow this link:
Most of the software you will need is available from our Remote Desktop service. You can run applications on our servers on just about any device from anywhere. Setup instructions are available here:
If needed, there are several software packages available for download by RACS users. This includes software from Microsoft, VMware, MathWorks, etc. We maintain the list of software here:
Microsoft Office 365 is now available free of charge.
While off-campus, to be able to access your files and other resources on-campus, you will want to install the VPN client. You can also use VPN while on campus on the wireless network. The installation instructions and installers are available here (ONID account required):
Configuring OSU Secure Data Services (VPN) on your laptop, desktop, or mobile device
The CEOAS maintains several computer labs for your use. They are modern desktop machines that include all of the software needed for your coursework. More information about the labs is available here:
Every once in a while, you're going to need help with your RACS account or free software we offer or getting your laptop to function properly. If you have a problem with your account or have any other questions, you can contact the CEOAS support staff: firstname.lastname@example.org. Users can also stop by Burt 159 for in person help.
These are the links you will need most often: