Staff IT tips
Software for staff home computers
Staff members can get software for personal use at the following addresses:
Available on the site are e.g. Windows 10 operating system and Microsoft Office products. Some programs also as Macintosh versions.
Staff members have been able to download Microsoft Office Suite for free. Download instructions.
Some free software for staff members: http://metrodvd.edu.metropolia.fi
The most important IT links to make life easier at Metropolia:
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User Accounts and Passwords
Change your User Account password here. By logging in you can also see your User Account ID and email address at Metropolia. Change your password periodically. Staff members can also create guest’s accounts here.
Electronic cuscomer service and request management system used for requesting help in IT problem situations, custodial service matters and for making purchase propositions. Log in with Metropolia user account, i.e. the same as you log in to Tube.
Custodial Services (key tags and keys)
https://www.metropolia.fi/yhteystiedot/ (location specific search)
Staff members are given an ID card which can used as a key in most of the campuses.
You can log in to e-mail with your Metropolia user account. Access e-mail either with the browser at http://mail.metropolia.fi or with Outlook client which is installed on all Metropolia workstations. All Metropolia related e-mail is send to you Metropolia e-mail address so you should check your e-mail regularly. If you do not use your Metropolia e-mail, please redirect your e-mail to the e-mail address that you use.
Most Metropolia schedules can be found at lukkarit.metropolia.fi.
IT Services site
IT Services information pages. If a system does not work, you may find an answer to your question here. On these pages you will also find other useful information about Metropolia systems and services.
HR System (in intranet)
Metropolia has a staff information management and announcement system that is used for reporting and auditing e.g. vacations, training applications and sick leaves.
Remote Access Service (Virtual Private Network)
You can access some of Metropolia’s internal services using the remote access service.
Staff contact information can be found in the phone directory. You can make internal calls with your work mobile phone or desktop phone by dialing the four last digits of the phone number given in the directory (four last digits not listed in People Finder).
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