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Accounts and Access

Your University account, also known as a username, is used in conjunction with your personal password to access the following:

  • Ability to log in to University computers
  • Email
  • Internet
  • Webpages restricted to staff and/or students
  • MyUni

Types of Accounts

There are 5 types of accounts, each with different email quotas and access capabilities. To find out more, use the links below:

  • Staff
    Access to staff computers Email address suffix* Email quota Access to staff only websites
    Yes @adelaide.edu.au 50GB Yes

    'Staff' include staff employed by The University of Adelaide, including continuing academics, researchers and professional staff, plus those on fixed term contracts, casuals and title holders.

    *If you also hold an active Student role, your student email will automatically deliver to your staff email address (@adelaide.edu.au) and is accessible via http://o365.adelaide.edu.au/.

  • Students
    Access to staff computers Email address suffix* Email quota Access to staff only websites
    No @student.adelaide.edu.au Unlimited No

    'Students' include undergraduate, postgraduate coursework or honours students.

    * If you also hold an active Staff (including casuals), Visitor or PGRS role, your student email will automatically deliver to your staff email address (@adelaide.edu.au) and is accessible via http://o365.adelaide.edu.au/ .

  • Postgraduate Research Students (PGRS)
    Access to staff computers Email address suffix* Email quota Access to staff only websites
    Yes @adelaide.edu.au 50GB No

    'Postgraduate Research Students' include students in a PhD or Masters by Research Program, and are currently active in the program, or on leave of absence, or within 12 months of completing the program.

    *If you also hold an active Student role, your student email will automatically deliver to your PGRS email address (@adelaide.edu.au) and is accessible via http://o365.adelaide.edu.au/.

  • Visitors
    Access to staff computers Email address suffix* Email quota Access to staff only websites
    Yes @adelaide.edu.au 50GB Yes

    'Visitors' include people not paid by The University of Adelaide, who are engaged for an activity within a business area, including contractors, visiting academics or volunteers.

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

    *If you also hold an active Student role, your student email will automatically deliver to your staff email address (@adelaide.edu.au) and is accessible via http://o365.adelaide.edu.au/.

  • Generic
    Generic accounts can be created for the times when using an individual account is not suitable. This could include logging on to shared computers, a shared email account, running training sessions and providing access for visitors to a conference.

    For further information see the detailed descriptions for generic accounts

My Account

To find out more about your new account and how to change your password, use the links below:

Change my preferred name

For information about how to change your preferred name (eg David to Dave), see our Online Guide. Please note this will generate a new email address and account name that will be visible in some systems. Your original email address will become an alias and will continue to receive emails.

 

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