Deakin University username and password

Username and password

To set up your Deakin University username and password, you will need your:

  • Student ID (see Step 2 below)
  • Course code (see Step 2 below)

You can only set up your username and password after 21 October 2021.

You will need to obtain a Deakin University password to use the computers on-campus, in the computer labs, and to access some of Deakin University’s online services.

As a Deakin College student, you do not have access to Deakin University’s DeakinSync. During your time at Deakin College, the Student Portal and Student Hub will be your main sources of online information.

Follow these instructions

Step 1

Open the account activation page

Open the account activation page.

Step 2

Enter your details in the fields

Your Student ID number is your Deakin College ID, which can be found in your Letter of Offer in the top right-hand corner. It will be either 7 numbers starting with a 5 (eg. 500—-) or an alphabetical and numerical combination (eg. TOBRET1201).

The course codes are as follows:

Foundation Program X088
Diploma of Business X089
Diploma of Commerce X081
Diploma of Health Sciences X084
Diploma of Communication X090
Diploma of Design X097
Diploma of Film, Television and Animation X098
Diploma of Information Technology X099
Diploma of Science X087
Diploma of Engineering X085
Diploma of Construction Management X096
Masters Qualifying Program  M068

Step 3


If successful, you’ll be presented with your Deakin University username and Deakin University email. These are different from your Deakin College accounts.

If unsuccessful, please check the details you have entered. There should be a message that the course code or birthdate do not match and that you must re-enter the details. If you receive a message that the student ID could not be found, firstly please check there are no spaces before or after the student ID. If the student ID still cannot be found please email for assistance.