Activate your Campus Account


IMPORTANT: You must activate your Campus Account using a temporary activation password

Current Staff 
If you are a current staff member of NUI Galway, you will need to activate your Campus Account using your temporary activation password. Contact the Service Desk for your Temporary Activation Password 

New Staff 
Contact Human Resources for your NUI Galway Staff/Payroll number.

User ID: User ID is your Username. The format for a staff Username is derived from your staff/payroll number. The format is 7 digits followed by s. If your staff/payroll number is less then 7 digits, include zeros at the start. 
e.g. Staff/Payroll number = 12345, Staff login Username = 0012345s

Password: Contact the Service Desk for your Temporary Activation Password

Note: Once you receive your temporary, you must first activate your Campus Account.

To activate your Campus Account

  1. Go online to
  2. Log in using the following credentials:
    User ID - is your staff Username
    Password - is your Temporary Activation Password
  3. Complete the activation questions
  4. Choose your new Campus Account Password. Your Campus Account is now active.