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TUT Email

TUT Email

TUT4Life

Get fast, easy, reliable e-mail, with spam protection and plenty of storage. Registered students’ TUT4Life accounts also provide for access to the Internet in the computer labs, ERC’s and i-Centres. To access your account for the first time please follow these easy steps.​​

How it works

To access this integrated service, you must be a TUT registered student. Once you are a TUT registered student, your 50GB email and 1TB SkyDrive account will automatically be created with additional access to other Microsoft tools. To activate your account, you need to reset your account.

Steps to reset your account:

  • ​​​Go to Start, Internet Explorer ​or Click open any browser
  • Type in https://tut4life.tut.ac.za
  • Click on “Reset My Password”
  • Enter your student and ID number then click on Submit
  • Now change your password to your own password. Please note that you have to follow all the Password Rules listed on the screen!
  • Now select a new password. Please note the following password criteria
  • Confirm your new password then wait for 2 minutes for the password to synchronise, then you can access your email.

Password Criteria​

  • Password must contain characters from four of the following categories:
    • Uppercase characters (A through Z)
    • Lowercase characters (a through z)​
    • Base 10 digits (0 through 9)
    • Special characters: ~!@#$%^&*_-+=`|\(){}[]:;”‘<>,.?/​
  • Password must contain at least 8 characters and a maximum of 16
  • Your student number may not appear in your password
  • Password may not consist of 4 consecutive numerical
  • Password must not contain the user’s account name (full names and surname)

Contact Details

Difficulties obtaining tut4life email address

TUT Contact Centre

Tel: 086 110 2421
SMS Number: 30655

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