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Basic IT facilities

Fontys Student Account

Students are automatically given a Fontys account at the start of studies. This Fontys account allows (also with a private laptop, desktop, tablet or smartphone) the use of:  - Access via the wireless network of Fontys and Eduroam  - Personal email  - Access to the personal portal page  - Access to personal data storage - Access personal Office365 account - Access to printing and scanning facilities  - Skype for Business 

account information

Office 365

Via Office Online, every Fontys student has the opportunity to install all Office 2016 applications free of charge. Every student also has access to 1 TB OneDrive storage space, which you can synchronise with various devices.

Manual office 365

Fontys E-mail

Fontys E-mail offers access to a mailbox, the use of an agenda and the Fontys address book. E-mail can be used with o365.fontys.nl/mail. In addition, it is also possible to use webmail on mobile devices (iPads, smartphones and other tablets). Fontys E-mail prefers to work with the Outlook web app. The standard size of a Student mailbox is initially 1 GB.

information fontys e-mail

IT Guide

The IT Guide for Students offers you a summary of all the Fontys IT facilities and how to use them.

download the IT guide

Fontys Student Card

The student card is provided free of charge once at the beginning or during the academic year to all students who register for the first time at Fontys University of Applied Sciences. You will receive a student card when you are registered and you have uploaded a passport photo via www.fontyskaart.nl.

manual fontys student card

My Online Workstation

My Online Workstation is a virtual workstation which works essentially the same as a standard physical workstation at Fontys. My Online Workstation is intended for access to applications and the M: (home directory) and the N: (group directory) drives on your own device, wherever you may be.

manual my online workstation


The StudentApp 'MijnFontys' shows you your studyresults, important messages and news. As a student you receive pushnotificatons about schedule changes, grades and a calender with important dates, for example exams, internships, submit assigments etc. (depending on wether your department made it available in the app). More information: https://connect.fontys.nl/diensten/IT/Paginas/(NL)-StudentenApp.aspx#_Studentapp

google playstore appstore


Filesender is available to all students for the exchange of large files.

link to filesender

Skype for Business

With Skype for Business, students can make use at fontys of presence information, video conferencing, calling multiple persons at one time, chats and the webcam.

manual skype for business

Smart deals for education

Do you, as a Fontys student, want to purchase software or hardware for an attractive price? Surfspot offers several products.



FontysConnect is the portal environment in which you collaborate with each other, create and share documents and publish information. The personalized Startpage shows each user his or her information and documents. This includes teaching materials, communications by course, the various grids and study results.

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