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Consult the list of the first services that will be useful for starting your life at the University.
Student welcome kit
Your laptop is an essential tool and it is often crucial for participating in academic work. It is also very useful to your individual study inside the campus. Find out how to use your laptop:
LAPTOP USE FOR CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES
Many Politecnico programmes require students to use a personal laptop. From your laptop, log on to the Virtual Desktop platform, where you will find the specific software applications you need for your academic work. To use the service: connect your laptop to any of the network points available in the classroom using your own cable (the desks are equipped with an Ethernet port, but no cable); configure Advanced Wired Access to the network (Virtual Desktop is not accessible from the Wi-Fi network); follow the instructions in the Virtual Desktop website to configure the connection software.
LAPTOP USE FOR INDIVIDUAL STUDY
Access and use cloud services enabled for you: the Microsoft OneDrive for Business storage and sharing space and the Skype for business communication platform
Log in and use Virtual desktop, the platform that makes available some specific applications requested for teaching activities (exercises, laboratories, etc.):
Configure the proxy service to access electronic bibliographic resources (e-books, databases e e-journals) from outside the University network: