Otago Polytechnic

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IT Support

We understand that when you’re focusing on getting your assignment finished the last thing you need to worry about is a problem with your laptop, or how to access the wireless network. So at Otago Polytechnic, our IT Support team is here to help you with all of your computer-related problems to allow you to concentrate on the really important business of studying. The team has a wide range of skills to keep the megabytes flowing, and can help with tasks such as:

  • Getting online with the wireless network at Otago Polytechnic
  • Accessing and storing your work in the network drives
  • Completing the free downloads of any necessary resources for your course

If you need to contact the IT Support team they are available:


Core hours

Out of hours support*

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

5:00pm – 9:00pm (Feb – Nov)





1:00pm – 5:00pm 

Phone: 0800 765 948 (New Zealand)
Email: servicedesk@op.ac.nz
(*the Service Desk is serviced by one staff member)