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New Users

The University Information Services provide all new students with a CRSid (username) and a password, called "UIS password" for their:

New students should be able to use their accounts when they arrive in Cambridge. You can collect the details of these accounts from https://jackdaw.cam.ac.uk/signup prior to your arrival in Cambridge, or from the PCs in the Student Computer Room by logging in with the following details:

Username: signup
Leave the password blank.

Then follow the on-screen instructions. You will need to provide the following personal details:

  • Your surname, 
  • Your date of birth, 
  • Your admissions reference code e.g. 
    • UCAS number (almost all undergraduates), 
    • Board of Graduate Studies number (most postgraduates);

More information

For further information about connecting your devices to the Internet, see Network connections.

To find out about other IT facilities available, see College's IT facilities.

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