Useful tools for students

We at ORAS want to make your student life at the TU Delft as easy as possible. That's why we regularly make factsheets, write manuals and try to inform every student to the best of our abilities. On this page you'll find some useful tools that might just help you with your student life!

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Supermarket on campus

Supermarket on campus

For several years ORAS has been aiming for alternatives to Sodexo catering. Former STIP alderman Pieter Guldemond has picked up this signal and arranged for a supermarket to be built. This coming summer there will be a supermarket just behind the CEG faculty at the Stieltjesweg.

XXL Opening hours Library

XXL Opening hours Library

You should be able to study whenever you want. Thanks to ORAS the library is open 365 days a year and opening hours have been prolonged during exam periods. In addition, Thanks to ORAS the Aula also opens during the weekends of the exam period.

Lectures on Collegerama

Lectures on Collegerama

ORAS is a strong supporter of flexible education. Thanks to ORAS, every student can review his/her lectures in Collegerama later on. We keep being involved in innovations within Collegerama such as adding a flexible speed bar.

Virtual Desktop

Virtual Desktop

Always searching for regular computers at the campus? Do you have a Mac on where you have to run Windows? Thanks to ORAS, you can use all TU programs with your own laptop or mobile device via Virtual Desktop at any time. Via your own laptop or mobile device you can always use all TU programs. Check the manual.

Bike repair spots

Bike repair spots

ORAS is a strong supporter of flexible education. Thanks to ORAS, every student can review his/her lectures in Collegerama later on. We keep being involved in innovations within Collegerama such as adding a flexible speed bar.

Laptop locks in the Library

Laptop locks in the Library

Have a cup of coffee on the grass or in the coffee corner without worrying that your laptop gets stolen? Lend at the desk of the UB a laptop lock and make sure nobody takes your laptop. You can get them also outside the exam period.

Mobile printing

Mobile printing

Need to print something but you can not find a computer? Since last year it is possible to print from your mobile phone or tablet thanks to ORAS. deze link voor de handleiding en nog meer handige tools.

Opening hours TU Delft

Does it take a lot of effort finding out where to study? Are you wondering which faculties are open during the exam period?
Maybe this overview of opening hours will make it easier for you to find out where to go to.

Before every exam period we call the faculties to check if they have alterior opening hours. That way you know exactly where to study at any given moment!

Regular

Updated: January 12th 2020

During Exam period

Updated: January 12th 2020

Manuals

Thanks to ORAS you'll automatically get notified via email once a new grade has been published on Osiris. You'll have to turn on this function first. Find out how in the manual below.

As a TU Delft student you have free access to Microsoft Office 365. That includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel and much more. The software also automatically receives updates. Want to know how to install Office 365? Check the manual below.

With Virtual Software you have access to all your TU Delft files and programmes! Virtual Software is an initiative of ORAS from 2013. When you download Citrix Receiver from the store at your smartphone, tablet or at http://receiver.citrix.com/ for your desktop you can log in wherever you want on the virtual desktop of the TU Delft. The software then doesn't run on your own device, but on the servers of the TU and your TU files and programmes will be available.

We wrote two manuals which describe how to use Virtual Software:

Virtual Software is young so it can be that you see things aren't working the way you want. If you do, please let us know by sending an e-mail to ict@oras.nl.

It is also possible now to log in on a TU desktop via a webpage. This way you can reach your TU documents anywhere.  Go to https://weblogin.tudelft.nl/ to log in via the webbrowser.

ORAS has been closely involved in the replacement of the printers on the TU Delft. The printers of Xerox are high quality machines with a lot of features like one pass double-sided scanning and easy log on/off with one motion. This Manual shows you how to install the printer software:

In 2020 the TU Delft acquired a licence for Zoom for students. In the manual you can learn how to make use of the TU Delft Zoom.

The following link will lead you to the TU Delft website for all the IT manuals:

Useful websites

The TU Delft has a lot of useful websites you can make use of as a student. However, some of these websites are hard to find. Therefore, ORAS has made a selection of the most useful websites for you.

Do you think we have missed a website? Let us know! Mail to ict@oras.nl.

RAS/Profiling fund

The Graduation Support Scheme for students (RPF), which was renamed in 2018-2019 to Profiling fund, is a regulation that helps students with a study delay due to boards or situations that were out of there hands. It is a way to get an annotation on your diploma and financial compensation.

If you have any questions about RPF, look at our  FAQ. Do you want to know how to request RPF for board activities? Look at our manual about requesting RPF via SharePoint.

More information about the profiling fund is available at the TU Delft's   website .
Do you need help or do you have any other questions? Send an email to profileringsfonds@oras.nl.

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