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My New Account

Whether you're a student, staff member or a visitor, accessing the University technology at your disposal starts with your personal account.

To find out more about activating your account, choose an option below and we'll answer your frequently asked questions.

  • Student Account

    What kind of access will I get?

    Your UofA account will give you access to the UofA network to logon to shared workstations in the Hub and student computer suites, UofA Wi-Fi and internet, your UofA student email (which is used for all email communications), ADAPT, Unified Portal, Access Adelaide, Library, and MyUni (to name a few of our student systems).


    How do I activate my account?

    After the account is created, you can activate it online via the Password Manager (click on Activate Account). Alternatively, you can visit North Terrace, Waite or Roseworthy Campuses, see changing your password.


    I've come back to the University - will I have the same account?

    Yes! As a former student or staff member, your account ID will remain the same. All you have to do is set a new password.


    How often do I need to change my password?

    Your password expires each 360 days. You will receive several warnings by email to prompt you to change your password.
  • Casual Staff Account

    What kind of access will I get?

    You'll get all the access you need for all University online services including email, internet, desktop logon and printing.


    How do I activate my account?

    After the account is created, you can activate it online via the Password Manager (click on Activate Account). Alternatively, you can visit North Terrace, Waite or Roseworthy Campuses. See changing your password.


    I've come back to the University - will I have the same account?

    Yes! As a former student or staff member, your account ID will remain the same. All you have to do is set a new password.


    How often do I need to change my password?

    Your password expires each 360 days. You will receive several warnings by email to prompt you to change your password.


    Can I still get access outside of the dates of my contract?

    Yes, but you will need to apply for Visitor Access
  • Staff Account

    What kind of access will I get?

    You'll get all the access you need for all University online services including email, internet, desktop logon and printing.


    How do I activate my account?

    After the account is created, you can activate it online via the Password Manager (click on Activate Account). Alternatively, you can visit North Terrace, Waite or Roseworthy Campuses. See changing your password.


    I've come back to the University - will I have the same account?

    Yes! As a former student or staff member, your account ID will remain the same. All you have to do is set a new password.


    How often do I need to change my password?

    Your password expires each 360 days. You will receive several warnings by email to prompt you to change your password.
  • Visitor Account

    Who is eligible for visitor access?

    Those NOT paid by the University's HR department, but who have a defined relationship with the University. This includes visiting academics, contractors, researchers and volunteers.
    Unsure if you qualify for visitor access? Call the Service Desk on +61 8 8313 3000

    What kind of access will I get?

    You'll get exclusive access to MyUni, Email, Calendar, and other internet services on selected staff computers and printers. You may also be eligible for Library access. To find out more, call the Service Desk on +61 8 8313 3000.

    How do I create an account?

    An authorised staff member from the relative department will set up your account. If you are unsure which department applies to you or you simply don't know if your account has been created, please contact the Service Desk on +61 8 8313 3000.

    To create an account for a visitor, submit a Visitor Access Form.

    How do I activate my account?

    After the account is created, you can activate it online via the Password Manager (click on Activate Account). Alternatively, you can visit North Terrace, Waite or Roseworthy Campuses. See changing your password.


    When will my account expire?

    Visitor accounts are active for a maximum of 12 months. Prior to the end date for access, you will receive advice that access to online services will cease. You can apply for new access via the relative department.
 

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