University IT account

Your University IT account gives you access to all University IT facilities and is identified by your username e.g. ea127 and your password. You must not share your University IT account password with anyone.

There are a number of different types of account which relate to your role at the University.

Before you use your University IT account you must agree to use it according to the Regulations for IT Users.

Account types


Accounts are available for:

An Additional account can be requested by staff.

Passwords are important so that only you have access to your files and services you use.

Access to other services

Email Mailing Lists

It is possible to request access to other services for research and administration:

If you need to send emails to a group of people you can request a mailing list.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I reset my password?
I'm a student, how do I register for a University IT account?
I’ve completed my studies and becoming a member of staff. Can I keep my old account?
How long can I keep my student account?
I have moved to another department do I need to change my University IT account?
I am leaving/retiring, what do I need to do with my University IT account?
Can I have an IT account if I am not a student or staff member?
I work in MRC Toxicology or the Students Union, why do I have an external account?
I’m both a student and a member of staff – do I really need two IT accounts?
How long does it take to get an account?
I am finishing one course but coming back to do another course what happens to my University IT account?
I am a Graduate Teaching Assistant why do I have a second University IT account?
I am resitting without residence or I have temporarily withdrawn from my course, can I keep my Library or computing access?
Why do I need to change my password every 90 days?

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