Logging in

Log in using your username and password to gain access to the University of Auckland electronic services.


Username and password

To access the University's electronic services, you must log in with your University of Auckland username and password.

Try your username and password

You must be fully enrolled to access the University's electronic services.

Your username and password gives access to:

  • Student Services Online
  • Canvas
  • Computer laboratories
  • Copy and Print Service
  • Student email
  • Library resources
  • Internet

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Getting your username and password

If you are a new student, your username and password would have been in your “Acceptance of Application” email.

If you do not have these details, you can get your password from one of the IC Helpdesks at the City, Grafton, Epsom or Tāmaki campuses. You must provide your Student ID card, passport or driver’s license.

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Protect your password

  • Do not write down your password.
  • You must keep your password confidential and you are not permitted to share it with anyone else.
  • No University representative will ask you for your password.

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Changing your password

The University requires you to change your password at least once a year to prevent your password becoming known to other parties through phishing, shoulder surfing or other means.

Change your password now.

Your new password must be:

  • Between 8 and 50 characters long.
  • Easy for you to remember.
  • Hard for anyone else to guess.

The best passwords are a mix of letters, numbers, and punctuation characters. Use all three when creating your new password.

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Forgotten passwords

Reset your password yourself - more information.

If you are unable to reset your password yourself, you can get it reset at the IC Helpdesks at the City, Grafton, Epsom or Tāmaki campuses, and at the Student Information Centre. You must provide your Student ID card.

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When will my access to the University's electronic services start and end?

Find out more about access to online and electronic resources.

Intending PhD candidates and Research Masters students who wish to access the Library prior to being enrolled should take the Application for Temporary Library Membership for Intending Research Masters and Doctoral Candidates form to their Head of the Department for completion. Return the completed form to the School of Graduate Studies, arrangements will then be made for access to the Library.

Statute and Guidelines for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Appendix B: Library Access for Intending Candidates (page 37).

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