Quickstart Guide for Students

New Students, here is how you get started! How to Activate your Campus Account, login to email, reset your password, and much more.

Campus Account

Getting Started

‌‌Quick Start Guide for Student (Print Version)
Quick Start Guide for Student (Print Version) - Irish

Additional Quick Start Guides available also:

Quick Start Guide for Printing
Quick Start Guide for Printing - Irish

Quick Start Guide for Wi-Fi
Quick Start Guide for Wi-Fi - Irish

Each student is automatically assigned a Campus Account and Student Email account. Your Campus Account credentials provide access to Student Email, PC Suites, WiFi, Blackboard, Library Systems, Self-Service Registration, MyCampus, Placement, Exam timetable and Exam results.

How do I get a Campus Account and Password?

You need to activate your Campus Account, you can do this by going online CASS and use the following credentials: - Your User ID (also known as your CAO / Registration ID number) and Temporary Activation Password

What is my Activation Password?

Your Activation Password is a temporary password which allows you to activate your Campus Account

What if I forget my password?

If you have forgotten your password, go online to CASS complete the prompted questions and reset your Campus Password

Why can't I activate my CASS account?

Your CASS account is only available for activation 120 days prior to your course start date. It is not possible to activate your account before this.

What happens to my computer account after I leave NUI Galway?

Your computer account (including email) will be automatically disabled when you are no longer a registered student at NUI Galway.  No extensions to this account or email address are permitted.