6 IT essentials Logging in Log in using your username and password to gain access to University of Auckland electronic services. Your password is the one you created when you applied for admission. Your username is provided in an acknowledgement email that the University sends you after you submit your application for admission. You must keep your password confidential. Student Services Online Student Services Online enables you to enrol in courses, plan your timetable, update your contact details, and more. You can explore all of the different functions using the video tutorials and step-by- step instructions available on the U niversity of Auckland website . Online enrolment You can enrol in your courses by logging in to Student Services Online. Course enrolment for each academic year begins on 1 November of the previous year. There is detailed information about choosing your courses available on the University of Auckland websit e , as well as step-by-step instructions on how to enrol. In your first year of study, your recommended full-time workload is 120 points. In most programmes, this will be eight 15-point courses. As an international student, Immigration New Zealand requires that you be enrolled in a minimum of three courses or 45 points per semester. Student email All enrolled students have a University student email account . It’s important to check your student email regularly as it’s the University’s official means of communicating with you. Your account will be activated approximately 24 hours after you enrol in a course at the University of Auckland. Your email address will be <username>@ . Canvas Canvas is the University’s web-based learning management system. Find information and updates about your courses, access reading materials and learning resources, complete online tests, participate in online discussions, and communicate with your lecturers, tutors, and classmates. MyAucklandUni MyAucklandUni is a student portal that gives you access to your important information in one place. It’s a one-stop-shop that makes it easy to see Student Services Online, your calendar and timetables, email notifications, course updates, library information, financial information, and personal details.