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Computer accounts

This section contains information about your St Andrews University computer account

Apply for a sponsored, non-personal or secondary account

All sponsored, non-personal and group secondary web accounts must now be applied for via the web forms available in UniDesk Self Service.  This includes re-sponsoring accounts.

Visiting scholars with a staff ID number

If a visiting scholar has a staff number he or she should come to the IT Service Staff with their staff ID card or other identification and collect a staff account. If it is necessary to apply for a computer account for a visiting scholar in advance of their arrival, please complete the staff account application form on their behalf.

External Examiner accounts

The Examinations Office will create external examiner accounts.  Please contact the Examinations Office by email at


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Contact the IT Service Desk

Log a call using IT Self-Service
(01334 46) 3333
 Message us on Skype for Business
(Mon - Fri, 09:00 - 17:00)

Level 2
University Library
North Street
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9TR

Opening Hours
Mon - Fri
: 08:30-18:00
(front desk support
from 09:00)

Sat: 10:00-17:00
Sun: 11:00-18:00

The IT Service Desk is closed
for staff training on Fridays
between 09:30 and 10:30