Online Help for Common Tasks

Email/Domain Accounts

All faculty, staff, and grad students in the College are eligible for an email and Science Domain account based on your ONID username. These accounts provide users with Core IT Services. To request a Science account, fill out the form below. Forms need to be signed by by your Department's Office Supervisor and submitted to the COSINe Helpdesk.

New Accounts Form

Operating System, Application and Network Support

  • Personally owned PCs can readily connect to the OSU wireless network using your ONID credentials. CoSINe can provide only limited support for personally owned computers due to software license restrictions, and liability and confidentiality concerns, but you are welcome to come by the Helpdesk for advice.
  • OSU owned PCs are covered by Microsoft's OSU site license for our standard build. Purchase of operating systems from other vendors (e.g. Apple OS/X, Redhat Linux, etc.) are not covered under a campus agreement.
  • PC Operating System Support
  • Network Connectivity Standards

Acceptable Use Policy

All users of COS accounts are expected to understand and abide by the OSU Acceptable Use Policy regarding computing resources as outlined here: