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Opening a computer account

Please do not use this form unless you have received an acceptance email instructing you to do so.

Your acceptance email informs you of:

  • your username (your initials, usually followed by a number)
  • your Student ID number (a 9-digit number beginning with a zero or one)

You need to use this information to create your computer password.

Once you have created your password your account will be open and you will be able to access your on-line record and make your module choices.

1. Enter user name and student ID number
2. Agree to terms and conditions

Your use of your computer account is governed by the conditions and policies of the University and IT Services, and by Acts of Parliament.

For further details of the conditions of use see IT Services Policies and Procedures.

3. Create a password

Your password:

  • MUST have a minimum of 8 characters
  • MUST include in the first 8 characters at least one numeral (0 - 9)
  • MUST include in the first 8 characters at least one character that is not a letter or a numeral
  • Should include a mixture of upper and lower case letters

If you need help choosing a password see notes on strong passwords.

4. Submit form

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(01334 46) 3333
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Level 2
University Library
North Street
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9TR

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: 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
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