Returning to campus, and your desktop PC


Remember your office PC might not have been switched on since March, so please be patient as it updates with the latest software. These tips aim to make your return to the office easier.

Switch on all your team's desktop devices  

Your desktop won't be the only one that needs to be updated, so if you are first in the office please switch on all of the desktops in your office. Your colleagues will thank you.

If you can, bring your laptop

Stay connected while your desktop updates by bringing your laptop and connect to our wireless network.

When you first log in to Outlook your mailbox will need to synchronise before you can access your recent messages. Microsoft advise that If you have many items in the mailbox and you have not synchronised for a while, the synchronisation procedure may take more than 30 minutes. While you wait you can access your email from the device you have been working from at home or follow the instructions to access the web-based version of Outlook.

Keep your office equipment connected

Moving your desktop may cause it to become disconnected from our network. If you need to move furniture or change your office layout to comply with social distancing guidelines, please speak to the IT Service Desk before making any changes.

Do you need anything else from home?

If you borrowed a keyboard, mouse or other DSE equipment, do you need to bring it back to the office or arrange for a replacement?

And finally, 

Don't forget your Greenwich Gateway Card, you'll need it to get access to our buildings and to access printing.