Logging On

Your DC Number

During your time at Doncaster College and University Centre, you’ll hear the term ‘DC Number’ often. This is your unique number and the one you will use to login to many services with too, such as your student email account and many more.

You can find your DC number on your student ID card, underneath the barcode.

Your student email address is your DC number followed by @student.don.ac.uk

e.g. DC00123456@student.don.ac.uk

Your password

Once you have enrolled you will be able to logon using your college username together with your inital password.

Your initial password will comprise of the initials of your first and family name, date of birth, followed by #

For example:

Joe Bloggs, born 07 November 2003 = Joe Bloggs [initials JB], born 07 November 2003 then add #

...so Joe's initial password would be jb071103#

Together with your Username, your password will enable you to access college computers and online systems and Apps, including your student email account, Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage, and Microsoft Teams.

If you encounter any issues regarding your password, please contact the IT Help Desk.

Secure Passwords

For good security, your new password should be at least 7 characters long and include a mix or upper and lower case letters, numbers and special characters.

e.g. olymP1c$


Please be aware that your password will need resetting every 180 days. To find out how to rest your password, click here.

Any Issues?

If you struggle at any point with logging in or resetting your password you can contact the IT Help Desk by visiting them in LRC3 or calling 01302 553579.

Click here for further information.

New student?

If you are a new student, please read the information below about how your account is processed and activated so that you can use our facilities and services.


You’ve completed and signed your enrolment paperwork, and have received your student ID badge.


Please allow up to 24 hours for your details to filter across College systems.


Next, you need to login to a College computer for the first time (details of how to do this are above).


Once you have created your new password please logout, then…


…login with your new password to check your settings have saved correctly.


You’re done! You now have access to the Doncaster College network, including VLEs, student email and Office 365.

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