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The ITS Service Desk have put some of the University's Tools together for ease of access.

KAREN Host Checker

  • Check here to see whether a website or hostname is accessible through the KAREN network.

Outage Page

  • Experiencing problems? If you are on campus, check the Outages Information Page - this may give you the information you require if you are experiencing a service disruption.

Password Changer

  • Passwords should be over 6 characters in length and comprise a mixture of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols and should not be a simple English word.

People Lookup

  • This is a tool that staff can use to search for staff or students at this university.
    (Students will be denied access.)

UniCash - Credit Card Facility

  • Students can load money onto their UniCash account using the Credit Card Utility.

UniCash History

  • This will take you to the UniCash Teller which will allow you to check your UniCash Balance.

Private Bag

  • This tool will allow you to securely move files (up to 20.0 GB in size) in and out of the University.
    Please log in with, NOT firstname.lastname@waikato


  • You will need to submit a UniAccess request when requesting a computer account on the University network. This is also required for extra access eg Resources (staff/department shares)