Limited user account

Limited user accounts are intended especially for individuals from outside the University who do not have a Finnish personal identity code and who need access to a University service that requires identification. These individuals include consultants and presenters requiring access to Wiki or Flamma as well as students from outside the University who are taking part in Moodle courses.

If the user has a Finnish personal identity code, the username must be applied for through a signed application.

If you only need to use the University’s wireless network, the preferred method is to use eduroam or the HelsinkiUni Guest visitor network.


    About the limited user account

    University services such as the following can be accessed with a limited user account:

    The limited user account cannot be used to log in to University workstations, wireless networks or group disk spaces. The limited user account does not allow the printing of documents by using University printers and it does not include an e-mail address or a home directory.

    Members of the Finnish Haka identity federation can, for example, log in to Moodle and Wiki with their home university user account. In these cases, the guest will not need a limited user account.
    Visitors from other universities can use the wireless eduroam visitor network with their home university user account if their home university is part of the eduroam network.

    Applying for a limited user account

    An employee can order a limited user account (and other special accounts) using the e-form without separate approval. You can order one or more usernames on the same form by selecting the correct option in the Username being applied for menu. You will receive instructions by e-mail as soon as your application has been processed.

    Students must agree on the special accounts with the student adviser.

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