Discovering your network account

When a network account is set up for you, we provide you with a username and email address. You need to go through the account discovery process to set your own password. Our staff cannot see your password – it is entirely private to you and you should never share it with anyone.

How to discover your IT account from off campus 

Go to the University of Stirling webpage:

Follow the screen instructions to discover your account details and set a password. You will be asked to enter your personnel number (staff) or your student number and date of birth. You will then be prompted to set up a password of your own choice and configure a security question/answer.

How to discover your IT account on networked PC on campus

Log on to the PC with the following credentials to access the account discovery process:

Username: discover
Password: discover

If you experience any problems with the process, please contact the Information Centre. If emailing us, please include your student/staff ID number.