You are new at TU Darmstadt?
Information for new professors

For a successful start, find an overview and links to the most important HRZ services and offers below.

Four weeks before start

TU-ID is your central user ID at TU Darmstadt. This gives you access to various TU Darmstadt systems, such as WiFi, access to TU's network off-campus (VPN) and also to the campus management system (TUCaN). You must activate your TU-ID before using it. Read more

The state of Hesse has framework contracts with T-Mobile for mobile communication. Employees at TU Darmstadt can individualize these tariffs based on various options. Particular conditions will allow you to port an existing mobile phone number. Please note that this process usually requires a lead time of four weeks. Read more

You want to keep your current cell phone number, while transferring to T-Mobile? Please contact us as soon as possible by using the according enquiry form

Three weeks before start

You can obtain your workplace equipment – computer, keyboard, mouse, etc. – from a range of hardware offered by our IT-Shop. TU Darmstadt's PC workshop will also send defective equipment to the manufacturer/supplier for repair. Read more

You can have your institute network managed by HRZ or operate it yourself. (Exception: HRZ is responsible for network support in all buildings leased for TU Darmstadt). Read more

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Two weeks before start

HRZ offers Microsoft Exchange groupware for organizing e-mails and appointments. This groupware combines your e-mail inbox with organizing appointments, contacts and tasks. Read more

New connections, removals or notices of departure – HRZ operates the infrastructure for landlines at TU Darmstadt and provides according devices. Read more

One weeks before start

HRZ has concluded contracts for campus and state licenses. This allows you to purchase certain software Products at a discounted price. Sophos anti-virus software is available for free.Read more

Athena Card combines various functions that are helpful on a daily basis at TU Darmstadt. It can be used to pay for meals in our cafeterias, it is your user card for Darmstadt's university and state library (ULB) and also for TU Darmstadt's Unisport-Zentrum (USZ). Read more

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From the first day of work

You can use free WiFi at TU Darmstadt with your TU-ID. TU Darmstadt is a member of the eduroam network. Therefore, you can also log onto our WiFi at other universities within this network. You can independently generate WiFi guest accounts for guests and event participants. Read more

As soon as your Athens ticket is ready for collection, you will receive a message by e-mail. You will then receive your Athens Card at the relevant HRZ-Service-Center. Read more