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PIN and password

When you get your ID Card, you will be asked to enter a 4-digit PIN on a keypad and re-confirm. You will need to remember this number.

Distance students: You will be given a slip of paper with your PIN number on it as well as your ID card.

Contact details for the ID Card Office

PIN: What’s it for?

Note: the PIN is for use on the Dunedin campus only.

Please keep your PIN in a safe place, as you will need your PIN for:

  • Entry to secured areas and after-hours entry to buildings.
  • Entry to Computer Resource Rooms

If you have problems with building access, please contact:

The Proctor's Office in St David Lecture Theatre
Tel +64 3 479 5000
Email door.access@otago.ac.nz

What to do if you forget your PIN

Dunedin campus

If you forget your PIN, and you are on the Dunedin campus, please go to:

  • The ID Card Office 9am to 5pm, weekdays (during semesters). Please take your current Student ID Card with you.
  • After hours to Campus Watch in St David Lecture Theatre. Please take your current Student ID Card with you.

Christchurch campus

Students and staff at the Christchurch campus should contact:

Reception
University of Otago, Christchurch
Tel +64 3 364 1547
Email reception.uoc@otago.ac.nz

Auckland Centre

Students and staff at the Auckland centre should contact:

Reception
Auckland Centre, 385 Queen Street
Tel +64 9 373 9700
Email auckland.centre@otago.ac.nz

Wellington campus

Students and staff at the Wellington campus should contact:

Ann Thornton
Student Affairs Administrator
University of Otago, Wellington campus
Tel +64 4 385 5576
Email ann.thornton@otago.ac.nz

Invercargill campus

Students and staff at the Invercargill campus should contact:

Health Sciences Southland Study Hub

Madge Storm
Administrative Assistant, Student Affairs
Tel +64 3 218 1949 ext 48212
Email madge.storm@otago.ac.nz
Office hours: Monday–Friday 8:30am–12:15pm

College of Education

Jolene Dunn
Administrator (Client Services)
Tel +64 3 211 6805
Email jolene.dunn@otago.ac.nz

Password: What’s it for?

You will need your password, with your username, to login to all University online systems.

For computer access/password problems, contact:

AskOtago
Freephone 0800 80 80 98
Tel +64 3 479 7000
Email university@otago.ac.nz