North Lindsey College
University Campus


01724 294030


North Lindsey College
DN17 1AJ

Information Technology and Moodle

Take a look below at our information technology quickstart guide/overview if you need to find information about your email, Wi-Fi, Moodle, password resets etc.

There are over 2000 computers (PCs, laptops, iPads and tablets) across the college available to students for either individual study or classwork. This comprises of PCs, laptops and tablets in the Learning Resource Centre, dedicated computer suites, Two Apple computer suites and laptop/iPad trolleys.

College Email

All Students access their email from but students who are moving up to UCNL from North Lindsey College will need to access their email from Google mail

Free Wi-Fi

There is full WiFi coverage across the campus.

To access; connect to NLC WiFi using your 8-digit student number (for example 20035887) and current Password. Social Media access is allowed on the college network but your access will be revoked if you are found abusing the access. Please use these facilities in accordance with the Acceptable Use Statement. Windows 10 and the Microsoft Office suite is installed on all computers across the campus and students can access Office365 for home use.


Moodle is used for the college VLE (Virtual Learning Environment).
This is where your tutor will provide resources and activities for your course. This can be accessed by visiting and enrolling on the relevant course's (login with 8 digit student ID and usual College password).

When off site, files can be accessed via One Drive by visiting for O365 (login with student email address and usual College password).

NLC Cloud​

All students have personal storage space in the ‘NLC Cloud’ at

This is accessible from all computers by clicking on the “my computer” icon on the desktop and selecting drive “O”.

This storage space is located on Onedrive in Office365. There is also a shared area where your tutor may put resources in your respective curriculum program area (progarea) for you to work from on college sites. This can also be accessed from off-site by logging into with your college email address (for example: and current password. This will also give you access to Office applications for free whilst you are studying at the college.


Student passwords are set to expire every 360 days.
You will be prompted when logging in to input a new password when this period is reached. Your initial password is available from your programme tutor.

It is advisable to sign up to the self-reset password portal. This will allow you to reset your password away from college sites.

Acceptable Use Statement

When using information technology, it is not acceptable to:

  • Mistreat or tamper with equipment
  • Remove, deface or tamper with equipment markings or labels
  • Create or transmit any offensive, defamatory, obscene or indecent images, data or other material
  • Infringe copyright
  • Transmit unsolicited commercial or advertising material
  • Access facilities or services without authorization
  • Waste staff effort or information technology resources
  • Corrupt or destroy other users’ data
  • Violate the privacy or disrupt the work of other users
  • Use the College network or internet service in a way that denies service or access to other users
  • Continue to use a piece of equipment or software after a member of staff has requested you to stop using it
  • Introduce viruses, malware or ransomware into the system

And, unless as part of your coursework it is not acceptable to:

  • Load, alter or remove software or files
  • Alter hardware or software settings
  • Unplug or move equipment

All use of College services is logged and internet access is filtered and monitored in order to ensure that the College can meet the Prevent Duty and good safeguarding practice. Reports are generated which will be reviewed by an appropriate member of staff as a matter of routine.
Failure to comply with the above will result in withdrawal of access to information technology facilities and disciplinary action being taken against you.