Account Management

If you are a new to the department, please have a look at our guide for Help for New Users of Central Services

You can find more information about DHCP/MAC Addresses here.

When you register for a Physics Account, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions stated in the Department of Physics Rules for Computer Use document.


Physics Networking Account

To obtain a Physics Networking Account simply ask your administration personnel to have you registered in the staff database and then your account will be created automatically shortly afterwards.

If you want to change your account password details over the web, this can be done via the web interface to the mail system which you can reach directly from here.

Email forwarding

Click here to change your Physics email forwarding details


Connecting a System to the Physics Cable Network

N.B. Departmentally supplied and configured systems will already have been registered when you receive them.

To register a system on the cable network, please click here and fill in the form.


Connecting a System to the Physics Wireless Network

N.B. Departmentally supplied and configured laptops will normally already have been registered for the wireless network.

The Physics_S wireless network is now available, there's no need to register MAC addresses just connect with your Physics Network credentials. No problems with accounts expiring if the wireless device hasn't been seen on the network.

Connecting to Physics_S

It is advisable to use Physics_S in preference to Physics_M, if your device doesn't support connecting to an Enterprise Wireless network you can still connect to Physics_M by contacting


 There is information about the Wireless Network here