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Account and Password

Your St Andrews University computer account gives you access to our services. You can request additional accounts using one of our web forms below.

Password Self Service

Register for Password Self Service to reset your own password using your mobile.

Reset your password

If you've set up your Password Self Service, you can reset your password yourself if you forget it.

Change your password

If you know your current password and wish to change it, use this form.

Password guidance

Make sure your password is memorable, secure and compatible with University systems.


Multi-factor authentication

Add an extra layer of security to your account with little extra effort.


Set up multi-factor authentication

Download the Duo mobile app and register your smartphone to get started.


Open a computer account

Once you've received an email with your username and student ID number, you can set an account.


What accounts can you request

We offer seven types of non-standard accounts, read this if you aren't sure which one you need.


View all account request forms

If you're applying for the first time, renewing or changing your account, just submit the relevant form.


Request a MySQL database

Submit your request through IT self service. If approved, we'll set you up an empty database in our MySQL server.