Teaching staff welcome kit

Welcome. Below is a list of things that will help you out when starting university life.

  • Internet

    Connect to the network

    You will have immediate temporary access to the network without any need for configuration. You can use both the “polimi” wi-fi.
    To connect, simply authenticate yourself by inputting your university credentials.
    At a later stage you can configure your permanent and encrypted access, which you will need to use the Virtual desktop for teaching in lecture halls (via Wired advanced access).

    For more information:

    Wi-fi and wired section

    Virtual Desktop: software for study and teaching

  • Access the services

    Online Services portal

    You can use your credentials to access the university’s Online Services portal, your personal page where you will find a list of all the services available to you based on your career profile.

    For more information:
    First access info
    Online Services: overview

  • E-mail

    E-mail services

    With the activation of the career you will be assigned an e-mail address. Find out how to access the box and configure a mail program.

    For more information:
    Polimi e-mail addresses

  • Personal cloud storage

  • Software

  • Classroom setup

    Classroom setup and Virtual desktop

    Booking a computerised classroom is done through the
    Classrooms set up request application available on Online Services. Simultaneously with the booking, you can select from the suggested list the desired software. The desired software will be made available to students through Virtual desktop or other installation.

    Classrooms set up request

    Virtual Desktop: software for study and teaching

  • Electronic bibliographic resources

    Remote access

    The Proxy service enables users to access electronic bibliographic subscription resources (e-books, electronic periodicals and databases) outside the university network in authenticated mode.
    For more information: