Student Limited Access to UFV Network & Computers


Student limited accounts are employee accounts with limited access. These will be provisioned for student workers on contract with UFV e.g. co-op, work study, general student worker or practicum student. Student volunteers will not be provisioned UFV employee accounts. These limited accounts exclude some of the standard account accesses that the IT Service Desk grants when provisioning regular employee accounts and the requesting department agrees to these limitations upon submitting requests.

Access to UFV networks and computers will be granted on an as needed basis and the requester will need to specify what is required.  Approval from the Manager, Service Delivery is required prior to provisioning the account and the request for approval will be submitted automatically when the form is submitted.

Note: HR requires student accounts to be identified as such. Display names on student accounts will indicate type of student worker, as well as email signatures are also required to include this information (e.g. Service Desk Analyst, Co-op).

Information Required

UFV employees that are part of the Authorized Account Requestors Group can complete the Student Limited Access to UFV Networks & Computers request form to request a student limited account. The submitted form will be sent to the Service Delivery Manager, IT Services for approval. The following information will need to be submitted on the request form:

  • First and last name
  • Employee number (i.e., student ID)
  • Department
  • Job title
  • Primary campus
  • Office number
  • Telephone number or local
  • UFV Directory Listing
  • Type of access needed (i.e., email, file share, etc.)
  • Student accounts need to be restricted to login to specific employee workstations. Workstation ID numbers will need to be provided to set this access. 
  • Student accounts need to be time restricted for login. Allowed login days and hours will need to be provided.
  • Contract start date
  • Contract end date


Once the account is setup students can login the same as regular employees using their active directory credentials: 

  • The username is usually the last name and first initial (ex. smithj)
  • The password is a temporary password until they log into a UFV networked computer where they will be required to change it at first login.

The employee submitting this request must be part of the Authorized Account Requestors group.  Authorized requestors include:

  • Department Assistant (or an Administrative Assistant e.g., Executive Assistant, Program Assistant, etc., authorized by Director)
  • Department Head
  • Dean
  • VP / AVP
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Employees on the Exceptions List (internal list maintained by IT Services)


For support with limited access accounts, please contact the IT Service Desk.

Submit Student Limited Access Request


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