You will receive your University username automatically when you become a University of Otago staff member (i.e. on the University’s payroll system). You are also given a temporary password that you must change in the Identity Self Service Console.
If you are a new staff member and have not yet received your University username and temporary password, contact AskOtago:
Your department may apply for an external username on your behalf if you do not qualify as a staff member:
If you are not sure if you are eligible for a staff ID card or username while you are working at the University of Otago, please see the Staff ID Cards page: