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My Password

You can register for a University of Leeds IT account from the following dates and you must have accepted a firm University offer of a place before you can do this.

You do not need your username and password to apply for accommodation. For guidance on applying for accommodation, please see

  • New taught postgraduates: accounts live from 1st August 2023.
  • Incoming study abroad: accounts live from 1st August 2023.
  • New undergraduates: accounts live from 4th September 2023.
  • Research Postgraduate programmes or taught programme's starting outside of September: One month before your official start date.

Find your password

Your student ID is the 9 character number given in the letter sent to you by the University and for existing students is the one printed on your Student Card.

Date of birth

For example, 28 04 2022
  • If you have a problem getting your username and initial password, please try again in 24 hours.
  • If the problem persists please contact, stating your student ID number.

When starting your registration at Minerva you will automatically be redirected to change your password. You'll also need to set up Duo two factor authentication to make sure your account is secure. If you prefer to change your password before starting registration you can go to: