Help pages - Student guide to using NMIT Moodle

NMIT Moodle is a website providing course resources and learning activities for NMIT students. Not all courses at NMIT have materials in NMIT Online – your tutor will direct you to the site as appropriate. The site utilizes the internationally recognized MOODLE Open Source software platform.

To get to NMIT Moodle, go to

Initial NMIT student account format

Student login example
Name: Jo Bloggs
Student ID: 20049999 (see your student ID card or study invoice)

Username : jo-bloggs

Live@NMIT ID: (this is also your email address)

Password: 20049999Jb (that is: ID number followed by upper case first initial, lower case last initial)

Remember the hyphen between names is important and the password is case sensitive!

NOTE – long names:

Usernames are restricted to a maximum of 20 characters , and any punctuation in names has been removed. (e.g. Simon Foxton-Hummingbird will have a username of Simon-FoxtonHummingb).

You can change your password on any campus computer or via our Password Reset Services page.

If you have any problems contact the ITS Helpdesk

  • or phone 0800 NMIT IT (0800 664 848) or visit the ITS Helpdesk in the Nelson LLC
  • 0800 NMIT IT Available 8am-8pm weekdays AND 2pm-6pm Sunday (Term period only)
  • Library 'in person' IT ServiceDesk and email ( is 8am-5pm weekdays only.