Central Network

IT-Department will provide each student the Hochschule Mannheim a central access to the university network available. With the enrolment everyone gets a username (the student number without a leading zero) and an initial password. With this information you can use the following services: E-Mail Every Student gets automatically, an E-Mail address like: enrollmentnumber@stud.hs-mannheim.de and an Alias (till there are no similarities) like: firstname.lastname@stud.hs-mannheim.de.
Important Info:
- Computer pool rooms are in the 4th and 5th floor of the H building
- Account with a central disk space of 500 MB
- Wi-Fi and external access to the university network via VPN client
- Lernplattform Moodle On the website moodle.hs-mannheim.de you get in touch with on your courses / lectures, to access learning content and lecture notes, etc.
- POS (PrüfungsOrganisationsSystem) On the website noten.hs-mannheim.de you can access your test results and your account to for example print your enrolment certificate.

Getting Started

To change the Central Password for the HS Mannheim, follow the following steps:
- Go to the Homepage ldap.hs-mannheim.de
- Select „Passwortänderung“
- Give your Username and the initial password.
- Your other e-mail address, in addition to the student number with you can see "Viewing Your Data." Should you have any questions, you can ask in the office in Building H, 5th Floor.


The website for the student Email is stud.hs-mannheim.de
If you want to use POP3 or IMAP you can find detailed instructions on the homepage of Campus IT (CIT) under www.cit.hs-mannheim.de

Lernplattform Moodle

The learning platform of the Hochschule Mannheim's Moodle. You can reach it under www.moodle.hs-mannheim.de. There, too, you can sign up with the central user ID.
Also a lot of information from lectures such as Laboratory documents, exercises, etc. are provided via Moodle.


To use the wireless network at the College with personal devices, you need either a VPN client or her report to the university network HS-MA with your central user identification. Information about software installation and the availability can be found on:

www.cit.hs-mannheim.de → Studierende → Funk-LAN/VPN

Access to the Computer Pool in 4th and 5th Floor of Building H

Your automatically have access to the computer rooms of the HS Mannheim. Just login with your username and your password (see Getting Started) password. In all the data that you on the drive G: stores (Home directory), you can also access outside the computer lab (see central disk space).

Access to the Network Drive

Information about File services can be found at:

www.cit.hs-mannheim.de → Studierende → Zentrales Laufwerk.

Capacity: 500 MB

Access at: \\samba.hs-mannheim.de\“Matrikelnummer“

Authentication: Central Username and Password

Instructions, Manuals and FAQs

On the homepage of the data center (http://www.cit.hs-mannheim.de/ ) you can find detailed instructions. For questions and problems you can look directly to the user support on 5th floor contact of the skyscraper.

Studentenlizenzen - Software

Using student licenses, you can obtain free for most Microsoft products, including operating systems (Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10) and server and software development programs (eg Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio, Visual SourceSafe or MS SQL Server 2000). But this does not include Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. However, these can cost (currently €3,99 per year) and can be purchased through the website of the university or data center.

You can register through the following page of the Faculty:


For Windows Office 365, visit the following site:


From this Semester, there is also MatLab Simulink included free for all students of the Faculty E. For more information, contact the office on 5th Floor, Building H.

Prüfungs-Organisations-System - POS

Here you can see your notes at the end of each semester. You also have the option to print your certificate of enrolment and all your stored personal data.
In Basic Study and Main Study period, this portal can be used for registration and deregistration of examinations.
Website: https://noten.hs-mannheim.de/


The homepage of the library you can see under http://www.bib.hs-mannheim.de/  . Here you can browse the media inventory of the library and pre-media. Furthermore, you have the possibility via eWebPAC, to download several books as e-books.
Here, it must be noted that the login for students with the Enrolment Number is with two leading zeros, e.g.: 001234567
You may use at any time, the University Library. But if you want to borrow something or use the lockers you there, you have to apply in advance an extra guest ID required at university.

Scholarships and grants

At the Hochschule Mannheim, there is the possibility you to apply for scholarships and study grants.
Contact Prof. Beck for questions about this topic (see professors). On the following website you can you inform yourself in advance:

Our Tipp:

Applying never hurts. And try applying for Mannheimer -Mittelstand-Stipendium
The chances to get such a scholarship with an average grades are very good!

Multifunctional smartcard of Hochschule Mannheim/ semester ticket

In the winter semester 2007/08 led the Hochschule Mannheim, in cooperation with the Studierendenwerk Mannheim a smart card, which contains the following functions for the students:
- Library ID Card
- For payment at the Cafeteria
- Access to various rooms in the Hochschule
- For payment at the Copiers in the Campus
- Printing with “FollowMe Printing”

The validity imprint for the student ID card can be printed at one of the self-service stations in the lobby of the student service center after card has been issued or at the beginning of each semester. (Building H on the 1st floor and Building L on the ground floor).
The loss of the student ID card must be reported immediately, stating the matriculation to the data center. You can do this
1. In person in Building H Room 114
2. By E-Mail to hscard@hs-mannheim.de

The card will be blocked afterwards.
If you lose the card, you get a replacement for your student card for a fee of € 15 in the data center (Building H, Room 218).
From WS 14/15, it is no longer possible to print the semester ticket on the university smart card . The semester ticket must be purchased separately. The semester ticket can be purchased at the following outlet:

Mannheim – Innenstadt
N1 Stadthaus (Paradeplatz)
RNV Kundenzentrum Mannheim
Tel.: 0621465-4444

Or at all DB offices in the Region, e.g.: in Hauptbahnhof Mannheim.

Registering for Exams

You have to register for the exams yourselves. This is currently on the (POS).
POS is accessible at: https://noten.hs-mannheim.de
The registration time for the exams is approximately from the 10th week till the end of 14th week after the start of Lectures for a Semester (for exact dates: Homepage → Studierende → Semestertermine). Failing to register in this time frame results in a candidate not appearing for the exam.
Deregistration for an Exam can be done till a day before the exam. That means one has to deregister before 23:59 hours on the day before the exam to be successfully deregistered for an exam.