Activate your Aberystwyth University account

1. Set Password 2. Questions 3. Finished

Your email account gives you access to University email; the computers in libraries and computer rooms all over campus; the University computer network, both wired and wireless; electronic information sources e.g. ebooks, ejournals; Blackboard, the University virtual learning environment; networked filestore to backup your work and your library account to check your loans information. All users are bound by Information Services Regulations, Policies and Guidelines when using our facilities and services.

New students will be able to activate their account shortly before their course begins.

To activate your account please complete the following form:

First name:
Last name:
Date of birth:  -  -
Activation code:
Students: This is your 9 digit student number - found on your registration documents or your Aber Card if you have it.
Other accounts: please contact Information Services for details if you have not been given an activation code
Choose a password:
  • between 8 and 64 characters long
  • containing at least 5 unique characters
  • containing at least one letter
  • containing at least one number
  • that is nothing like a real word in any language
Confirm password:
I have read and agree to abide by the Information Services Regulations and Key Policies

If you have problems choosing a suitable password please see our FAQ