How do I "Activate" my account to receive system login and access credentials?

How do I Activate my account to receive system login and access credentials?
 

  • If you are "activating" your SMU account for the first time:
    • Go to the "Activate Your Accountpage
    • Enter your A-Number and PIN (your initial PIN is your date of birth in DDMMYY format)
    • Create your account password
    • An S-Number and SMU email will then be displayed for your use and to access to various systems (as explained on that page). 
       
  • If you have forgotten, or do not have, your SMU email address or sNumber:
    • Follow the same instructions as listed above.
    • On the last step, you will be shown your S-Number and SMU email will then be displayed for your use and access to various systems (as explained on that page).
       

After you activate your account and receive your two login credentials, each will give you access to the following:

  1. SMU Email Address & Login Credential for email use and also to log in and access the following:
    • On-campus computers and WiFi
    • Office 365:
      • Your SMU Outlook email account.
      • MS Office software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Self-Service Banner:
      • Self-Service Banner is used for course registration, viewing your tuition/fees (account summary by term), final grades, tax forms, and much more.
      • Go to www.smu.ca, Click “Quick Links” from top right corner, Select “Self-Service Banner”.
    • Banner Admin Pages (staff/faculty only)
       
  2. sNumber Login Credential for use and access to the following:
    • SMUPORT:
      • To access Brightspace (Learning Management System) from within SMUPORT
      • Where you apply for residence via the Residence Portal.
      • Access course content, announcements, and current grades
      • SMUSA health/dental plan (SMUSA Health Waiver)
      • Go to http://smuport.smu.ca/
    • Brightspace (Learning Management System - your courses)
    • You may be requested to use your sNumber for other system logins.  
       
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Article ID: 696
Created
Tue 3/1/22 8:29 AM
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Mon 4/11/22 2:26 PM