IT account registration & password set

Note: if you’ve already completed your IT account registration via ChiView to get your username e.g. kweb1, and set your password, you can skip to the next page 'Password manager'.

Your personal email address must be correctly registered in ChiView to set your university password.

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  • Log on to ChiView Illustrative image with the credentials you were emailed during your application:
    - 7 digit applicant number (student number):  e.g. 1508547
    - Password
    Note: you can use the 'forgotten your password' link if needed Illustrative image
  • Once logged on, click the ‘IT account registration’ tile Illustrative image

  • Read the IT policy documents, then click 'Next' Illustrative image

  • Make a note of your username e.g. kweb1, then click the 'password reset page' link Illustrative image

  • Type your username and click 'Send Request' which emails you a reset link to your personal email address Illustrative image

  • Click the enclosed link in the email Illustrative image which is valid for 10 minutes

  • Create a password ensuring it conforms to the university's password policy Illustrative image
    Note: your password must be 8 to 16 characters, and include three of: uppercase characters, lowercase characters, numbers, and symbols. Your password cannot include your first name, last name, username, and cannot be a previously used password

  • Your username and password is used for ChiView, Email (Office 365), Moodle, and to log on to open-access computers

If you don’t have access to ChiView or have difficulties in setting this up, please contact the Support and Information Zone.

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