User Account Types at the University of Eastern Finland

All University of Eastern Finland user accounts are created in the centralised identity management system. The required information about users and their roles is obtained from the student and study information system Oodi or the human resources system Prima. Persons who are studying or working at the University of Eastern Finland (e.g. members of staff, first and second degree students, and students at Aducate) will get a user account automatically. 

User roles and access rights at the University of Eastern Finland

User roles at the University of Eastern Finland are defined on the basis of the employment relationship or the student status. A user role is linked to the person’s personal user account. These roles will give different access rights to the electronic services of the University of Eastern Finland.

Below is a description of the most common user roles at the University of Eastern Finland and a listing of the access rights to the university’s electronic services associated with each role.

(*) = no access right with a Light Account

UEF Degree Student

This user role is assigned to all degree students registered as being present at the University of Eastern Finland.

  • Logon rights to the workstations in the UEFAD network (*)
  • UEF Live@edu email system for students (*)
  • UEF Intranet (https://www.uef.fi/intra/uef)
  • UEF WebOodi academic administration system (https://wiola.uef.fi/weboodi/)
  • UEF Moodle online learning environment
  • UEF Wiki
  • Student printing
  • Off-campus use of E-Resources (UEF Library) 
  • UEF Library Nelli (*)
  • Services of the Haka federation (*) (http://www.csc.fi/english/institutions/haka/Services/index_html)

UEF Aducate Students (mainly Open University)

This user role is assigned to Aducate students who have a valid right to study.

  • Logon rights to the workstations in the UEFAD network (*)
  • UEF Intranet (https://www.uef.fi/intra/uef)
  • UEF Live@edu email system (*)
  • UEF WebOodi academic administration system (https://wiola.uef.fi/weboodi/)
  • UEF Moodle online learning environment
  • UEF Wiki
  • Off-campus use of E-Resources (UEF Library) 
  • UEF Library Nelli (*)
  • Services of the Haka federation (*) (http://www.csc.fi/english/institutions/haka/Services/index_html)
  • No logon right to the workstations in the UEF computer rooms. However, this logon right can be given when there is a justified reason for doing so. For the time being, this right can only be given by the IT Help Desk. The request can be submitted using the IT Help Desk Request form. The request must include a justification of why the logon right is needed.

UEF Student (Other)

This user role is assigned to other students.

  • UEF Intranet (https://www.uef.fi/intra/uef)
  • UEF Live@edu email system (*)
  • UEF WebOodi academic administration system (https://wiola.uef.fi/weboodi/)
  • UEF Moodle online learning environment
  • UEF Wiki
  • Off-campus use of E-Resources (UEF Library), but not proxy use of library databases
  • UEF Library Nelli (*)
  • Services of the Haka federation (*) (http://www.csc.fi/english/institutions/haka/Services/index_html)
  • No logon right to the workstations in the UEF computer rooms. However, this logon right can be given when there is a justified reason for doing so. For the time being, this right can only be given by the IT Help Desk. The request can be submitted using the IT Help Desk Request form. The request must include a justification of why the logon right is needed.

UEF Staff

This user role is assigned to all members of UEF staff.

  • Logon rights to the workstations in the UEFAD network (*)
  • UEF Exchange email system for staff
  • UEF Live@edu email system for students (*)
  • UEF Intranet (https://www.uef.fi/intra/uef)
  • UEF WebOodi academic administration system (https://wiola.uef.fi/weboodi/)
  • UEF Moodle online learning environment
  • UEF Wiki
  • Off-campus use of E-Resources (UEF Library) 
  • UEF Library Nelli (*)
  • Services of the Haka federation (*) (http://www.csc.fi/english/institutions/haka/Services/index_html)

UEF Staff (Other)

This user role is assigned to persons working at the University of Eastern Finland, but not employed by the university.

  • Logon rights to the workstations in the UEFAD network (*)
  • UEF Exchange email system for staff
  • UEF Live@edu email system for students (*)
  • UEF Intranet (https://www.uef.fi/intra/uef)
  • UEF WebOodi academic administration system (https://wiola.uef.fi/weboodi/)
  • UEF Moodle online learning environment
  • UEF Wiki
  • Off-campus use of E-Resources (UEF Library) 
  • UEF Library Nelli (*)
  • Services of the Haka federation (*) (http://www.csc.fi/english/institutions/haka/Services/index_html)

UEF New User

This user role is assigned to persons who have a UEF user account but who do not have a valid employment or studying relationship with the University of Eastern Finland. This primarily concerns new degree students who have not yet registered as being present via WebOodi.

 

Light Account

If the identity of the user cannot be reliably verified, the user account created will be a light account. The access rights to electronic services are more restricted in the light account. A light account can be changed to a normal user account by visiting the IT Help Desk in person or by logging in to the IDM system with online banking codes.

The light account ­_does not_ give access to the following electronic services:

  • Logon rights to the workstations in the UEFAD network
  • UEF Live@edu email system for students
  • Nelli-Portal
  • Services of the Haka federation (http://www.csc.fi/english/institutions/haka/Services/index_html)

Other User Accounts

Fixed-term account: Persons who are not employed by or studying at the University of Eastern Finland (adjunct professors, emeritus professors, etc.)** can obtain a user account for a fixed term. The user account should be applied for using this form, accompanied by a recommendation of the head of the department/unit concerned. The user account is created in the IdM system manually at the IT Help Desk.

If a fixed-term account is created to a person without a reliable verification of the identity, the account will be a light account with the restrictions described above.

** No valid employment relationship or right to study can be found for the person in the human resources or student and study information system.

Visitor account: A visitor account to the UEFAD network can be obtained for temporary use.