General information on Nagoya University’s information services
Currently, Nagoya University ID and THERS Account can be used in parallel at Nagoya University. The information systems authentication will be gradually updated from “Nagoya University ID” to “THERS Account” by the middle of AY2023.
As of April 2023, the status of authentication for each service is as follows.
If you have any questions after checking the information on this page, please first refer to the “FAQ” at the URL below.
If you still have questions after reviewing the FAQ, please inquire at the contact listed in section 3. below.
1.Information infrastructure environment set up before using information services (Procedures for activating your THERS Account and Nagoya University ID)
(1) For new students enrolled in 2023
Step1.Check your THERS account
Confirmation period: Wednesday, March 29, 2023 – Monday, April 3, 2023
Please refer to 【Important】 the initial notification of enrollment（【必読】 入学当初に関するお知らせ in Japanese）, which will also be distributed in print on April 3.
Graduate and transfer students:
Confirmation period: Wednesday, March 29, 2023 – Friday, April 7, 2023
Please refer to the “Check your THERS account online” (download), and confirm your THERS account. When confirming it, you will be required to enter your “Account Security Code” and date of birth. “The Account Security Code” is the 10-digit “Serial number” on the “Photo form for student ID” distributed with Guides to Entrance Registration Procedure.
Step2.Information infrastructure environment set up
After your THERS account becomes available, please refer to the following Information and Communications site “How to set up your information infrastructure environment at Nagoya University (for new students, staffs, and faculties)” and follow the procedures from the top. Many procedures are required such as setting up Nagoya University ID and “Multi-Factor Authentication CAS” for strengthening information security. After completing these procedures, you will be able to access Nagoya University Portal, Educational Support System (TACT) and Teams.
＊Inquiries regarding the information on the page above, please contact the IT help desk.
(2) For current students other than new students
Please refer to the Information and Communications site above, and if there are any procedures that you have not yet completed, please finish all the steps.
2.Nagoya University’s major information services (URL is linked in each title)
(1) ICT services available with Nagoya University ID
- Nagoya University Portal
It is a comprehensive entrance to electronic information services where members of Nagoya University use for daily education and research activities such as class registration and grades.
- NUWNET（Nagoya University Wireless Network）
It is a free wireless LAN service for members of the university. Prior application is required for the first use.
(2) ICT services available with THERS Account
- THERS Mail Account
This mail account is issued to the members of Nagoya University and it has the following form. 【Students：firstname.lastname@example.org】
It will be available from Office 365 website by signing in with your THERS (Tokai National Higher Education and Research System) Account.
- Office 365 Services and Teams
Members of Nagoya University can use Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Teams for free by signing in with THERS Account.
- TACT（TOKAI Academic Combination Tools）
It is an education support system of Tokai National Higher Education and Research System. You can browse lecture materials and submit assignments, etc.
3. Contact Information
- Inquiry from the Web
IT Help Desk
- Inquiry from the Web
THERS Account Help Center