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Student IT accounts

Access to everything you need to stay connected.

What can I access?

Student IT accounts provide access to the following services:



An IT account is issued to each student as part of the registration process. You will be given the chance to change your password as part of the activation process following online registration.

If you experience any issues with registration please contact the IT Service Desk or a Student Service Centre

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Requesting access to additional services

If students require access to extra services specific to their course or modules, they must gain approval from a Sponsor (i.e. Course Director, Module Convenor, Principal Investigator) and contact the IT Service Desk to arrange access.

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How long are accounts valid for?

Student accounts are valid for as long as the student is continuing their studies at the University and will be closed 90 days after their official leaving date. This includes any agreed extensions to courses, including writing of theses. There are exceptions for the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy and the School of Education.

Accounts may also be closed if it is believed an account has been compromised, if the JANET Acceptable Use Policy or Code of Practice have been contravened or if there is a potential disciplinary or legal case against a particular user.

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IT account holders can manage their own password.

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Your responsibilities

All students must take full responsibility for activity within their IT account and adhere to the:

All account owners are requested to take appropriate care with their account details/passwords. 


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University of Nottingham

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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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