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Student Computer Accounts and Passwords

MyLaurier Email

When you are accepted to Laurier, a student email is automatically created for you. You do not need to create an email.

What is my Laurier username and password?

Your Laurier username is the first four letters of your last name followed by the last four digits of your student number. When logging in, do not append "@mylaurier.ca" to the end of your username. If you have never changed your Laurier password before, then your default password is your date of birth in the format of MMDDYYYY.

Laurier Webmail

You can access your student webmail at https://outlook.office.com

Logging in to Email

  • Go to https://outlook.office.com
  • Enter your Laurier email address
  • Click “Next”
  • Enter your Laurier password
  • Click “Sign in”

MyLearningSpace

You can access MyLearningSpace by going to mylearningspace.wlu.ca.

For all MyLearningSpace-related issues, email myls@wlu.ca.

Passwords

Register for Self-Service Password Reset  

To support a more secure Laurier, ICT has enabled a new self-service password reset process for students, faculty, and staff. This will allow anyone with an active Laurier account to reset their password through the Self-Service Password Reset tool without needing to call or visit the ICT Service Desk. It can be done from any device, at any time, and from any location. 

Step 1: SSPR Process 

ICT is making it easier than ever for you to recover your password if you ever forget it. You can now reset, unlock, or change your password without having to contact us! Register for Self-Service Password Reset (SSPR) to enable this feature. 

Register Here

You can complete the sign-up process using your existing credentials (username and password) that you use to log in to single sign-on (SSO) applications today.  

Step 2: Reset Your Password 

After you register, if you ever forget your password, you can reset it again yourself. You can also select “Can't access your account?” on the sign-in page to reset or unlock your account from any device. 

FAQ 

I am experiencing issues with setting up Self-Service Password Reset, where can I go for assistance? 

 

Need help? 

Learn to register for SSPR                                           

 

Guidelines to Password Selection and Maintenance

The purpose of passwords is to prevent unauthorized people from accessing user accounts and the system in general. The basic selection principle is that passwords should be easy to remember but hard to guess or crack. Even if you feel that you do not have anything important on your account, you should be aware that getting onto a system via any account is the first step for unauthorized system access. The account that opens the door may not be of interest except as a point to launch an attack on the system in general. Your password is the primary defence against unauthorized access to both your private information and that of the university.