ICT Facilities

Leiden university offers a broad range of ICT facilities.

ICT for students

Leiden University has its own community network: University Leiden Community Network (ULCN).

ICT for students

If you have a question about:

  • Student workstations
  • Computer facilities
  • Wireless access 
  • ULCN accounts 
  • Help desks and Service points 
  • Manuals and Handy Tips
  • Malfunctions
Go to ICT for students

University of Leiden Community Network (ULCN)

All students are provided with a ULCN account. This account enables you to access all the facilities you might need during your studies.
Via your U-account you can access the Blackboard digital learning environment, uMail, Usis and many other ICT applications.
ULCN account & uMail  
uSis (student self-service)


Blackboard is the university’s digital learning environment. An area is created for each individual course. Within each area you can access PowerPoint presentations and assignments for your lectures, join discussion groups, send emails and much more.

Internet & Wireless Access

All faculty buildings at Leiden University have computer rooms which offer unlimited internet access for students. A large number of computers are also available for student use at the university library and Plexus Student Centre.

Wireless internet access is available within all faculty buildings, in the university library, at Plexus Student Centre and in the ‘Oude UB’ administrative complex.
Wireless Access

ICT Code of Conduct - Students

Leiden University’s expectations concerning ICT use by students and teaching staff can be found in the ICT Code of Conduct – Students.

Last Modified: 03-07-2017