TU-ID

Your personal access to the central IT services of the TU

TU-ID is the central user ID at TU Darmstadt. It consists of a combination of letters and numbers (e.g. ab12efyz). It is defined once and cannot be changed.

User groups

All students and employees of TU Darmstadt automatically receive an unchangeable TU-ID, when they start studying or working at TU Darmstadt. However, users still have to activate these independently via IDM-Portal .

Individuals who are neither employees nor students at TU Darmstadt may receive a Guest TU-ID if there is a legitimate interest in accessing the IT systems of TU Darmstadt.

Service characteristics

With the TU-ID you can use the following offers at the TU, for example:

Wi-Fi (eduroam), TU-VPN, Moodle, TUCaN, PC pools, Printing for students

How to get the TU-ID

Students receive a TU-ID upon their registration with TU Darmstadt. The study data sheet [Studiendatenbogen] is required to activate a TU-ID. It contains an internet access code for TU-ID activation via our IDM-Portal. Here, you will be guided through the activation process. Should any issues arise, please contact our Support.

Activate your TU-ID now

You can find our IDM-Portal at https://www.idm.tu-darmstadt.de/idmPortal/.
Here you can:

  • change your password
  • change your emergency contact, which is required to restore your password
  • view your data sheet and enquire how HRZ uses your personal data
  • configure your email
  • view group memberships
  • give and revoke consent to terms of use

New employees immediately receive an activation letter [Aktivierungsschreiben] via internal mail. Inside they will find all information required for activating their TU-ID. In addition to this they need a staff registration code and an email address.

TU-ID is generated automatically and uses the format “ab12efyz”.

Activate your TU-ID now

You can find our IDM-Portal at https://www.idm.tu-darmstadt.de/idmPortal/.
Here you can:

  • change your password
  • change your emergency contact, which is required to restore your password
  • view your data sheet and enquire how HRZ uses your personal data
  • view group memberships
  • give and revoke consent to terms of use
  • set up WLAN visitor accounts
  • apply for, view and extend TU-IDs for guests and partners
  • maintain your official contact details

Individuals with interests that justify TU identification:

  • external doctoral students doing research at TU Darmstadt departments
  • student assistants from other universities who work for a TU Darmstadt institution
  • research partners, guest professors, emeriti
  • members of the Association of Friends of TU Darmstadt

How can someone apply for a guest TU-ID?

The application can only be made by a natural person who is employed at TU Darmstadt. This person is the according contact person, who is also responsible for the respective guest TU-ID. They also verifies the identity of the future guest by checking their ID card.

Employees apply via IDM portal by use of the menu option “Guest TU-ID”.

All further instructions will then be sent via e-mail, after the application process with the IDM portal is completed.

Notes

The service is free of charge.