Login Skype for Business (Mac)

The login for older versions of Skype for Business Mac can appear slightly different.  It is recommended to always run the latest version of the client.

1. Download the program from Microsoft and install it.  OSX 10.11 or newer is required.

2. Start Skype for Business.

3. Fill in:
SIP-address (firstname.lastname@umu.se).
Click on ”Advanced options”.

4. Fill in your user-ID (ad\Umu-id) under ”User name”. OBS! In some cases you need to write in your umu-id@ad.umu.se (for example when you working at home)
Click on ”Save”.

5. Fill in your password to (Umu-id).

6. Click on Log in to start.

How to connect to a Skype for Business meeting with the webb app (Windows)

Login to Skype for Business on an iPhone (iOS)

1. Download the Skype for Business app via App Store.

2. Start Skype for Business on your mobile phone.

3. Fill in your login: (firstname.lastname@umu.se) and Password: (Umu-id)

4. Click on ”Advanced options” and fill in your Username: (Umu-id@ad.umu.se)

5. Back up one step and click on ”Log in”.

6. The first time you start the app on your iPhone/iPad you must write in your mobile telephone number.

Change Password on Umu-id (Employee)

When changing your Umu-id password, your AD account will automatically have the same password.

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If you log in with your Umu-id on your Windows computer you can change password with CTRL-ALT-DEL.

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1. Log in with your Umu-id.

2. Click the Gear and select Options

3. In the left column, choose General -> My account

4. Click Change password

5. Enter your current password followed by the new password, then click Save.

Computer Labs

There are a few computers around the university that are open for all students to use.  These belong to the University Librarys computer labs.

There is also a computer lab in the Medical Library (building 6M NUS)

All other computer labs are the responsibility of individual departments.  Students of those respective departments have access to these labs.  To have access to these labs requires that your UmU-card has the correct permissions.  UmU-cards can be updated for permissions by the appropriate House Services department.  The only exception is for the MIT-building which is administered by Study Administrators.
You can find the information regarding House Services here.

Booking group rooms at Universum

Universum has a few group rooms available that you as a student can book.

Group rooms are booked via the University library’s homepage.
To be able to see the booking page surf to http://www.ub.umu.se/en/booking
To be able to book a group room you need a student email to confirm your booking.  If you need an email, contact Servicedesk.

Access after hours
Everyone that has a UmU-card at the university should automatically have access to group rooms at Universum after working hours.  if this does not work for you, please contact House Services Department in order to gain access.

For questions about group rooms, please contact the Library personal.

How do I get access to Microsofts developers tools?

Umeå universitet gives active students access to MS Azure Dev Tools for Teaching (has replaced MS Imagine), containing the most common development tools from Microsoft. The use is for scientific/technical studies or evaluation for this purpose. You will e.g. not get access to MS Office.

The Windows versions accessible through MS Azure Dev Tools for Teaching are there to facilitate access to use the development applications. Please note that MS Windows at MS Azure Dev Tools for Teaching is not allowed to be installed on a computer where there is no license for a full version of Windows.

See more information from Microsoft about MS Azure Dev Tools for Teaching:

Here you can reach MS Azure Dev Tools for Teaching:

As a doctoral student, teacher and researcher at Umeå University, you can also access MS Azure Dev Tools for Teaching if the software is only used in research and learning (non-commercial or productive purpose).

Email for Students FAQ

Q: Where do I login to my email account?
You can access your email account in the student portal on the email tab. https://www.umu.se/en/student  or direct via http://o365.umu.se

Q: Why can’t I login to the Student Portal?
A: If you can’t login to the portal, it normally means there is a problem with your UmU-id.  Send in an error report via Servicedesk

Q: Can you change primary email address?
If you want to use a different e-mail address than the one you receive as a student then you can change it yourself.

Q: How do I change it so my mail comes to my private email address instead of my student email address?
A:  Instructions to forwarding mail to a private email address can be found here:  http://manual.its.umu.se/forward-student-email-to-my-private-address/

Q: How do I choose a new language for my email?
A: The first time you login to the email you will have to choose a language and time zone.  Afterwards you must go in to the options and manually change languages.

Q: How much space for email attachments do I have?
A: You can attach files of up to 10 GB in email.

Q: How do I get more help if I need it?
A: You can always talk to the people at Servicedesk in the IT department for help, otherwise there are help manuals regarding email at Outlook.com

Logging in at Universityadmissions.se

You can log in to universityadmissions.se via Swedish Universities with help of your Umu-id.

To login at universityadmissions.se do the following:
1. Go in to the website https://www.universityadmissions.se/intl/start and click on the Log in tab in the upper right.

2. Go to Log in with university account and select Umeå University from the drop down list and then click on To Student Portal.

3. You will be redirected to a login page where you are required to login with help of your Umu-id along with accompanying password.


If you don’t remember the password to your student mail