Connect to your TAFE SA Systems

As a TAFE SA student you get access to a variety of online systems that you’ll need to regularly use, like email, your online learning environment (called Learn), the Library catalogue and the system you’ll need to use to enrol (called MyTAFE SA). The TAFE SA Portal will let you access all these in one place.

Login to the Portal

Accessing your student email

TAFE SA uses Microsoft Office 365 to manage student emails. You should regularly check your student email to ensure you're notified of important information.

Your TAFE SA email address is in your own name format, ie firstname.lastname@student.tafesa.edu.au. Use your TAFE SA email address to sign in to TAFE SA computers and various tools. 

Open an internet browser to access any of these resources and you will be asked to enter your email and password in a ‘single sign-on’ screen. If you keep your browser window open, you won’t need to re-enter your password to access other resources.

You may also opt to forward your TAFE SA email to your personal email account.

Contact Us, phone the InfoLine on 1800 882 661 (during business hours), or visit Information Services at your campus if you have any questions.

Login to your TAFE SA email and Office 365

Student email on a mobile device

You can access your TAFE SA emails with most internet capable mobile phones, tablets, and laptops. There are tutorials on how to configure common devices at help.outlook.com. Please refer to your device’s support documentation and support service for assistance. 

To set up your account, open the Outlook app and add a new email account by entering your TAFE SA email address as the username, and your password.

  • Password Security Requirements

    By default, TAFE SA Email (Office 365) user passwords are set to expire every 90 days. When your password expires, you are notified upon signing in.

    When you create a new password, you must meet the following requirements:

    • Use 8 to 16 characters
    • Must contain characters from at least three of the following four categories:
      • Lowercase characters (a – z)
      • Uppercase characters (A – Z)
      • Numerals (0-9)
      • Symbols, including: ! @ # $ % ^ & * - _ + = [ ] { } | \ : ‘ , . ? / ` ~ “ < > ( ) ;

    You cannot use your Student ID number or your first or last name as part of your password.

    Note: Your password for My TAFE SA is now linked, and you can use your email address to sign in to your PC, Office 365, Learn and SIS.


  • Reset your Password

    If you forget your password, visit the TAFE SA Portal and click Perform a Password Reset or visit https://otp.tafesa.edu.au. An unlock code will be sent to the personal email address you provided when you enrolled with TAFE SA. Otherwise if you have previously changed your password recovery details, the code will be sent to your chosen method (phone or email).

    Update your password recovery contact details To update your email address or phone number for recovering your password, visit https://otp.tafesa.edu.au. You must know your current password to change these details.

    Please Note: If you change the password for your email account, make sure you also update the password in any mobile devices or other email programs that you have configured.

     

Student Wi-Fi

Access to the internet is available for students throughout all TAFE SA campuses. This allows students to bring and use their own devices and gain access via wifi to TAFE SA resources and includes areas such as cafeterias, student common areas (both indoor and outdoor) and the Learning Resource Centres (LRC).

You will need your Student ID number and password available before connecting to the internet.
Your Student ID number should contain 9 numbers (e.g. 000052334)

Most wireless devices should be able to automatically connect to the TAFE SA Wi-Fi network with these steps.

  1. On your device, go to the Wi-Fi settings/icon. Locate and select the wireless network called TAFESA-BYOD.
  2. When prompted, type in your TAFE SA username (Student ID) and password.
    - You might be prompted about a certificate when connecting. You must click ‘Allow’.

If you have trouble connecting, check our connection guides, and confirm your account is active by logging into a campus computer/laptop or asking library staff. 

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