User account:

16.7.2012

At the beginning of your studies

Important information for a new student: about user account and email!

17.7.2012

Student account

Student account is your key to systems and services of the University. The same account is used in some external services too. In that case it has to be written in different form, but the password is the same.
18.7.2012

Staff, researcher and UFO account

User account of staff, researcher and external user (so-called UFO) and different forms of the account used in external services.

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Account termination

The account, e-mail and the licence to use the programs will cease when your studying or your employment ends. You will get a message to your e-mail beforehand.

Password:

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Password

Your password is valid for 180 days, half a year. You get an email note before expiration. If you do not change the password during that period, it will expire and the account will be locked. In that case, activate the account (= set a new password) in a self-service.
18.7.2012

What is a good password?

The password must contain of 8 - 15 characters, which are upper and lower-case letters and numbers. Instead the Scandinavian letters cannot be used and the special characters cause problems.

22.9.2016

Self-services and authentication

By using self-services, you can check the status of your username and can set a password for it. You can also set a mobile number for VPN use. You need a Finnish personal identity number and online banking with some of the Finnish banks for authentication in these self-services.