Important information for a new student: about user account and email!
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.
User account of staff, researcher and external user (so-called UFO) and different forms of the account used in external services.
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 about the termination to your e-mail beforehand.
Your password is valid for one 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.
Password must be at least 12 and no more than 32 characters long. It consists of upper and lower-case letters and numbers, but the Scandinavian letters cannot be used and the special characters cause problems.
By using Suomi.fi e-Identification, you can set a password for your user account, you can check the status of your account in case of login problems or you can activate university's VPN services in your use.