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Access Information for JKU Employees

USERNAME = AK Personnel Number
(Your personnel number is either a 4 or 5 digit number which can be found on your KeplerCard.)
i.e. four-digit personnel number 6789 = AK106789 (personnel number + 100.000)
i.e. five-digit personnel number 12345 = AK112345 (personnel number + 100.000)
PASSWORD = your eDirectory password

(1) You already have an eDirectory password:
This is your login password for Novell, Groupwise, KUSSS, eWork, SAP-VPN, Intranet, u:book.

(2) You do not have a password or you have forgotten your password?
Please call the IM Hotline at +43 732 2468-1111, pcadmin(/\t)
Mon - Thurs: 7:30 - 16:00, Fri: 7:30 - 13:30, Juridicum Building, Tract B, New Extension

To reset your eDirectory password, please fax the following form with a copy of your photo ID to: +43 732 2468 21111

(2) Would you like to change your password? (change online)

Access Information for JKU Students

In order to log in to IT services at the JKU (KUSSS, WLAN, u:book, HAN, ...), you must currently be enrolled at the university and have an active JKU account.

USERNAME = K + Matriculation Number i.e. K0612345

PASSWORD=eDirectory password

(1) You already have an eDirectory password.
After you enrolled at the university, you submitted a personal password at the Service Point terminal under the menu eDirectory. Your eDirectory personal password allows you to access services such as KUSSS, WLAN, u:book as well as HAN. You can also access databases and eJournals at the Main Campus Library.

(2) You have not created an eDirectory password at a Service Point terminal and have not yet logged on to KUSSS.
When you first log on to KUSSS your password will be your date of birth (please use the format YYYY-MM-DD, i.e. 1978-11-30). Dashes are included.
After logging in, you will be asked to create an eDirectory password. Please use this password the next time you log into the system. At this point, you can continue as above in (1).

(3) Forgot your password?
If you have forgotten your eDirectory password (WLAN, HAN=Digital Library, u:book) and your KUSSS password, please go to a Service Point terminal and “eDirectory” cancel your password and submit a new one (follow instructions). You will need your KeplerCard and the 5-digit pin code. Create your pincode when you use your KeplerCard at the Service Point terminal for the first time.

application/pdfService Point Instructions (117KB, Instructions on how to change your eDirectory password on a Service Point terminal, German only)

If you cannot access a Service Point terminal, please contact (and submit the following form) to the IM Hotline at 43 732 2468-1111, pcadmin(/\t)
Mon - Thurs: 8:00 - 16:00, Fri: 8:00 - 13:00, Juridicum Building, Tract A, Ground Floor, Rm 005

application/pdfFormular (421KB, Application to Create a New eDirectory Password, German only)

(5) Have you forgotten your KeplerCard pin code?
Please contact the admissions office and bring your KeplerCard with you,
Bank Building, 1st floor, zulassung-inland(/\t)
Mon, Thurs, Fri: 9:00 - 12:00, Tues: 8:00 - 12:00, Wed: 9:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 17:00

(6) You would like to change your password?
You can change your password online here (follow instructions).

application/pdfInstructions (60KB, Instructions on Changing Your eDirectory Password Online, German only)

4 weeks after officially leaving your academic studies at JKU, your KUSSS account will be deactiviated.

Service Points Terminals for Students on Campus:

On the JKU campus: Physics Building (6 Service Point terminals), the ground floor of the Management
Center (3 Service Point terminals), the Lecture Hall Tract, Hall A (2 Service Point terminals) and at the
Institute for Distance Learning in Law , Petrinumstraße 12, 4040 Linz
Euro Studies Center Bregenz, Belruptstraße 10, 6900 Bregenz

Engineering University of Applied Sciences Carinthia, Technologiepark Villach T01, Europastraße 4, 9524 Villach/St. Magdalen

Upper Austria House at the Raiffeisenlandesbank, Operngasse 2, 1010 Wien