Digital tools for students

During your studies at Mid Sweden University, you will come across some tools that you need to be able to handle. On this page you will find information and user guides for the most common tools used at Mid Sweden University; Moodle, Zoom, Office Suites and Google Docs.

If you would like further guidance with the tools, please contact our student mentors.

Learning Management System (Moodle)
Office suites (word processor, spread sheet and presentation programs)
Zoom

Learning Management System

Moodle

Mid Sweden University uses one centrally supported system for online teaching: the Learning Management System Moodle. You can access Moodle via the student portal.

For you to access your course, you must register in LADOK. After registration it may take up to one working day before you can access your courses.

Office suites

During your study you will make use of various office software for writing reports and essays. The office suites include word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software.

Microsoft Office

The computer lab at Mid Sweden University all have access to Microsoft Office, but also the laptops you can borrow at the university library.

Open Office

Open Office is an office suite that you can download for free.

iWork

Apple's equivalent to Microsoft Office.

Google Docs

As a student or employee at my university, you get a Google Account and can use Google Docs, a simple cloud-based office suite. In Google Docs, you and your fellow students can edit documents simultaneously, even if you are on different locations.

Zoom

Zoom is a video conferencing tool that Mid Sweden University uses to hold distance lectures and meetings. Learn more about how to use Zoom

Adobe Connect

Since spring semester 2019 we no longer use Adobe Connect.