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Storage

As a HiOA student you get free access to Office 365 and OneDrive.

OneDrive (Office 365)

All students at HiOA receives 1TB free space in OneDrive. To get access:

  1. Go to www.outlook.com/hioa.no

  2. Log in using your HiOA username e.g. s123456, and HiOA password.

  3. Click on the menu in the top left corner. Then select OneDrive.

Screenshot of Office 365 and location for OneDrive.

Security and Privacy

  • HiOAs security rules for processing information applies to the use of Office 365.

  • Storage of data in OneDrive means your data will be store outside Norway, in the "cloud". Sensitive personal data and sensitive research data must not be stored or share through OneDrive.

  • Read more about Microsoft's security policy and privacy on Microsoft.com

Storage on home directory (H:)

Home directory H: is replaced by OneDrive at HiOA. Access to your home directory (H:) will be suspended from October 1st. Until then H: is in read only mode. 

You will find your home directory here:

  • Computer > Username (\\servername.hioa.no) (H:)

See the screenshot below.

Skjermbildet viser hjemmeområdet ditt (stasjon H:) på PC på høgskolen.

Completed or ended your studies at HiOA

Please remember to download your files from your file server (H:) and your Office 365 student account at HiOA. Your user account will be terminated 90 days after you have completed your studies.

You can also choose to continue your Office 365 account as a personal subscription.

See also

How to encrypt contents of mobile storage media.

How to delete all data / contents on a memory stick.

Contact IT Support (BIT)

Setup of Wi-Fi, e-mail and printer

E-mail :
Place/Address :
The Learning Centre and Library in P32, P35 or P48
Url :
See the opening hours

Printing errors or refund of printing quota

E-mail :

Forgot your password?

Url :
Go to IT account to create a new password

Other IT problems, contact IT Support (BIT)

Phone :
67 23 55 55
E-mail :
Place/Address :
Campus Pilestredet: Stensberggata 29, entrance from Falbesgate 1. Campus Kjeller: 1st floor in the main building
Time/Opening Hours :
Support phone: Monday to Thursday 08-15.45. Friday: 08-15. Visiting hours: Monday to Friday 09-15
Url :
Report an issue to IT support (BIT)

Need help with Fronter?

Url :
Contact Fronter helpdesk at your faculty

Empty toner or paper in the printer?

Url :
Contact the nearest reception or the Learning Centre.

System Service Messages

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