Digital Digest for Students

November 2022

Students walking through library

OTDI is constantly updating technology – you may not be aware of all the updates that can help you with your work and studies. As a busy student, Digital Digest will save you time by focusing on the updates that affect you.

Learning Techology News

Access Select Software with Virtual Desktop

Ohio State’s Virtual Desktop allows students and instructors to access a select set of software applications from any device with internet access.

Optimize Your Time Using Drop-In Spaces

OTDI supports a variety of technology-enhanced informal spaces so you can drop in and get things done when you have a few minutes to kill between classes.

Technology Changes for December Graduates

Graduating from the university will change your permissions and access for many services including email, Carmen, CarmenZoom, Wireless, and Microsoft 365. 

Updates and Enhancements

Find Columbus Campus Accessibility Aids

With the tap of a button, users can now have a more accessible campus travel experience using the Columbus campus map in the Ohio State app. 

Adobe Creative Cloud is Free for Students

Adobe Creative Cloud access is now free to all Ohio State students, faculty and staff. If you haven't used it, find out how to opt in and start downloading Creative Cloud apps

A New Plan for Wi-Fi Access: What is eduroam?

Over the next couple years, we will retire osuwireless and improve the university Wi-Fi experience by moving to the eduroam network and device-based authentication.