Your computer and Internet service are essential elements of your education in an online program. If you need assistance, technical support is available at your fingertips.
Tech Support for OHIO ID, Catmail, Blackboard Learn and other services
To access your University email account and your online course materials, you will need to activate your OHIO ID. If you haven't activated your account yet, do so now.
- To learn more about Catmail, OHIO's email service, visit www.ohio.edu/email.
- Blackboard Learn is the learning management system for Ohio University online courses. If you haven't used the system before, Student How-to Guides are available.
For help with your OHIO ID, Catmail, Blackboard Learn and many other services, contact the IT Service Desk. Support hours vary depending on the time of year.
Computers, Accessories and Software
As a student, you are eligible to purchase laptops and desktop computers, tablets, and software at discounted prices from the Bobcat Depot. The University also offers licensed software titles to students at no cost, including Microsoft Office. Visit www.ohio.edu/software to learn more.
Internet Basics Course
Understanding basic technology is crucial to success as an online student. GCFLearnFree.org offers a free refresher tutorial on Internet Basics.