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UCT accounts

Access to any of the university's resources is via a valid UCT accountThis includes systems like OpenClinicaREDCapSharePoint, ​OpenMRS, UCT Libraries, etc.

A UCT account can be a:

à Staff number (e.g. 01435819)

à Student number (e.g. STWANN003)

à Third-party number (e.g. T0034518)

Non-UCT collaborators: Third-party accounts

In the case of collaborators who are neither employed by, nor registered students at UCT, and therefor do not have UCT accounts, a third-party account must be created for them by your department's third-party administrator.

(Here is a list of third-party administrators and here is the form they will need to sign and submit to the third-party administrator.)

Note that when a new third-party account is created, the temporary password for this account is automatically set to the last six digits of the person's South African ID number​. In the case of foreign collaborators, the temporary password for the account is automatically set to their entire passport number. The third-party must set their own secure password immediately using the Password Self-Service facility. In case of problems with UCT account usernames or passwords, please contact the HelpDesk via email or on +27 21 650 4500.