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.