This should help you get started with your technology needs here at Fisher. Remember that if you need assistance you can call our support staff at 614-292-8976 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Getting your BuckID
The BuckID office is located at room 3040 in the new Ohio Union building, 1739 North High Street
for primary and secondary ID documents match those of the State of Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.Orientation students
- You need to bring a photo ID (driver's license, state issued ID card, or passport) and your student profile. The student profile will be given to you when you check in for orientation. There is no charge for your first BuckID. New students (not attending orientation)
- You must be registered for at least one class during the current term to qualify for a student ID, and after the 14th day of the term your fees must be paid. Bring a photo ID (driver's license, state issued ID card, or passport). There is no charge for your first BuckID. Further information can be found at the BuckID website
Using your BuckID
BuckID has many purposes. Primarily, your BuckID is your official university ID. You will need this for changing passwords, entrance into restricted areas such as the Graduate Student lab in Gerlach Hall and checking out library books.Your BuckID is also a debit account that is accepted as a form of payment at many locations on and off campus. Further information can be found at the BuckID website
All students of The Ohio State University are assigned a unique username. The username is your last name and a number (e.g., smith.99). This will give you access to Library Services, public computing sites, Carmen classes, registrar information and many other things. If you do not have your OSU account, you may activate it at OIT’s Account Management Site
. OSU requires that passwords be changed at least every 90 days. More information can be found at http://my.osu.edu
FCOB username is based on your OSU username with the dot “ . ” replaced with an underscore “ _ ” . Your FCOB user account is used to access various services including computer labs and student web services. If you have not recieved a Fisher account already, the easiest way to obtain one is to use your BuckID at one of the kiosks in the Mason Hall labs or at the front desk of ITS in 320 Mason Hall. OSU requires that passwords be changed at least every 90 days. More information can be found at http://my.osu.edu
All students of The Ohio State University are assigned a unique osu.edu E-mail. The credentials are the same as the OSU Account(e.g., smith.99). Learn more about using OSU's email account at OIT’s account management site
Buckeye Mail is a new e-mail system for students of The Ohio State University. It is a partnership between the university and Microsoft, using Windows Live. Learn more at OIT’s Buckeyemail site
Fisher ITS hosts and operates a Fisher email account exclusively for Fisher-affiliated employees and students. Fisher email accounts are of the format email@example.com. Most graduate students choose to forward their Buckeyemail to their Fisher email accounts. Learn more about using Fisher email account at the ITS email services page
Personal Mobile Device Recommendations
OSU wireless is available to all OSU faculty, staff, and students and provides a single wireless configuration that works on the Fisher campus and most OSU campus buildings.
Activate your OSU wireless account: OSU account management
Online configuration instructions: OIT wireless configuration
Configuring your laptop for OSU wireless
Connecting your laptop to the wired network
Where are the labs?
Fisher College of Business maintains three student computing laboratories, and one specifically for graduate students in Gerlach 208
. Each laboratory is staffed by a minimum of one student proctor.
For more details of all the labs and their facitiies, please refer to our lab site
What are the lab policies?
The Fisher equipment and network is to be used for educational purposes only. Activity involving the swapping of MP3s and the use of non-licensed software is strictly prohibited.
Please visit our lab policy site
for a detailed policy listing for our labs.
What software can I find in the Labs?
There are a variety of software available at the labs.
Please refer to our software site
for the complete list of software available in our labs.
Are there any other Labs close to Fisher?
OIT has many computer labs on campus that are available to all OSU students. The closest locations to Fisher are:
- Baker Hall (East & West) [map]
93 & 129 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210.
- Science and Engineering Library SE [map]
175 W 18th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210.
- Journalism Building JR [map]
242 W 18th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210.
||Mason Hall, Suite 320
Hours: 8am - 5pm
7:30am - 4:30pm (summer term)
||Fisher College of Business
Information Technology Services
The Ohio State University
Mason Hall, Suite 320
250 West Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210