Starting to Use MyWaseda (for Student)

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Overview

To get started with MyWaseda, you need to complete the initial setup.

  • Create your email address
  • Create Waseda ID
  • Change password

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Things to prepare

  1. PC connected to the Internet (or a computer room)
  2. Initial Waseda ID, initial password

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MyWaseda Initial Setup

* From 2:00 am to 4:00 am, the function cannot be used due to daily maintenance.

Initial Setup Procedure

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Until the login possible time is reached, it is not possible to log in to MyWaseda. Please start your work from the "ID registration start date" which is described on the initial Waseda ID, initial password notification.

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Start your Web browser.
Enter the following URL in the address space in the Web browser to display the MyWaseda login page.

https://my.waseda.jp

3 Press [Log-in].
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The authentication page is displayed.

Enter the initial Waseda ID and initial password in [Login ID] and [Password].

 Login ID : Initial Waseda ID
 Password : Initial password

Press the [Login] button.

[!] If you do not know your initial Waseda ID, initial password

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You have successfully logged in.
When students log in to MyWaseda with their initial Waseda ID, “Continue to create Waseda ID” is displayed.

Press the [Initial Setup] button.

Those students who already have a Waseda ID and Waseda Mail address, should carry out 【ID reinstatement procedure】, rather than the procedure below.

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In this screen, complete the following blank.
Please read carefully the notes and fill out the form correctly.

  • Waseda Mail Address
  • Waseda ID
  • password

For notes on input of each form, please refer to the following item "Notes on input and error case".

After entering each item, press the [Review] button at the bottom


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If the following error message is displayed after pressing the [Review] button.

There is a problem with the input character string, or it may not be possible to obtain the character string. Try a different character string.
Please press "Jump to the field" to move to the input field, and input again with paying attention to the character string etc.
For notes on input of each item, please refer to the following item "Notes on input and error case".

8 If there is no problem with the Waseda ID and Waseda Mail address, press the [Submit] button.
* Password string is not displayed.

To start over, press the [Back] button.
9 The initial setup is completed.
Click the [Close] button.

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Notes on input and error cases

Valid characters

Valid characters for Waseda ID and Waseda Mail address
- Lowercase letters a-z (single-byte only)
- Numbers 0-9 (single-byte only)
- The only symbols allowed are dash (-), underscore (_) or dot (.) (single-byte only).
- Your ID cannot begin or end with a symbol.
- Your ID must include at least one alphabetic character.
- Your ID must not include consecutive symbols.
Valid characters for a password (single-byte only)
- Lowercase letters a-z
- Uppercase letters A-Z
- Numbers 0-9
- Symbols ! # % * + - , : < = > ? [ ] ^ _ { }

Create Waseda ID

  • Your Waseda ID should not contain your password.
  • Your Waseda ID must be between 3 and 16 characters in length containing at least one lowercase letter.

If a message as below is displayed after pressing the [Review] button, there is a problem with the input character string, or it may not be possible to obtain the character string. Try a different character string.

  • Format is not correct.
  • Waseda ID must be more than 3 letters but no more than 16 letters.
  • This ID is not available

Create your Email Address

The obtained e-mail address shall be in the format

  [email protected]

The section before "@", or the xxx section is called an email account name, which you can create as your desired characters. The section after "@". or the yyy section is called a sub-domain, and can be selected from the names of Japanese traditional colors according to qualification as shown in the table below.

StudentsAny one of akane, asagi, fuji, moegi, ruri, suou, toki
Full-time faculty and staff[None]
Faculty members without tenure, Research Associates, Part-time Lecturersaoni

Enter your desired email account name in the field before "@", and in the case of a student, select your desired sub-domain form the pull-down menu.

  • Email Account Name must be between 3 and 16 characters in length.
  • Email Account Name cannot begin or end with a symbol.
  •  Email Account Name must not include consecutive symbols.

If a message as below is displayed after pressing the [Review] button, there is a problem with the input character string, or it may not be possible to obtain the character string, or the input e-mail address is already being used by another person. Try different character strings.

  • Format is not correct.
  • Waseda ID must be more than 3 letters but no more than 16 letters.
  • This ID is not available

Change password

  • A password must be between 8 and 14 characters in length.
  • Must contain at least one lowercase letter, at least one uppercase letter, and at least one number.
  • Your password should not contain your Waseda ID.

If a message as below is displayed after pressing the [Review] button, there is a problem with the input character string, or it may not be possible to obtain the character string. Try a different character string.

  • New password of your choice is not consistent with the “New password” retyping space
  • Uppercase letter(s) is not included.
  • Numerals are not included.
  • Password includes the letter(s) not available to use.
  • Password must be more than 8 letters but no more than 14 letters.

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Use the obtained Waseda ID, Waseda Mail address

Use the obtained Waseda ID, Waseda Mail address to confirm that you can log in with the obtained Waseda ID and new password.

Using the MyWaseda

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Enter the following URL address into the Web browser address space to display the MyWaseda log-in page .

https://my.waseda.jp

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The authentication page is displayed.

Login ID :
 Created Waseda ID

Password :
 New password

Press the [Login] button.

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You have successfully logged in to MyWaseda.

When using MyWaseda for the first time, a screen displaying notes on using it is displayed (top right of diagram). After confirming the content, place a check in the checkbox before “I have read the Waseda University information System Terms of Use”, and press the [Acknowledged] button.

The MyWaseda home page is displayed (bottom right of diagram).

About MyWaseda

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4 Log out after confirming that you do not have any problems using MyWaseda.
Click here for how to logout.

Using the Waseda Mail

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Login to the MyWaseda.

Press [Waseda Mail] at the bottom of the [Email] service menu on [Home].

In Waseda Mail, "Invalid email address" is displayed...
Once the initial setup is complete, the Waseda Mail can be used within a maximum of 3 hours.

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When first using Waseda Mail (Gmail), “Welcome to your new account” is displayed (bottom right of diagram). Click [Accept] after confirming the content.

Open the Waseda Mail screen (bottom right of diagram).
If you click the alphabet button on the top right of the screen, the obtained e-mail address shall be displayed.

Wasedaメール
Wasedaメール
6 Log out after confirming you do not have any problems using Waseda Mail.
7 Log out from MyWaseda.

Other Services

There is a fixed period of time required before you can start to use some of the services.

MyWasedaYou can use the created Waseda ID and the new password.
Waseda mailOnce the initial setup is complete, this can be used within several hours. Please wait approximately half a day before use.
NetworkOn the day on which you perform the initial setup, the user ID shall be the initial Waseda ID described in Waseda ID user copy, and the password shall be the new password.
The user ID from the next day shall be the normal Waseda Mail address or new created Waseda ID.
Computer roomOn the day on which you perform the initial setup, the user ID shall be the initial Waseda ID described in Waseda ID user copy, and the password shall be the new password.
The user ID from the next day shall be the normal Waseda Mail address or created Waseda ID.
Waseda MoodleOnce the initial setup is complete, this can be used within several hours. Please wait approximately half a day before use.
Course [email protected] This cannot be used on the day on which you perform the initial setup. This can be used from the next day.
MyPortfolio This cannot be used on the day on which ID continuation procedures are performed. You can use this from the next day.
BoxOnce the initial setup is complete, this can be used within several hours. Please wait approximately half a day before use.
Office365Once the initial setup is complete, this can be used within several hours. Please wait approximately half a day before use.
Certificate issuing machinesThis cannot be used on the day on which you perform the initial setup. This can be used from the next day.
University Library SystemOnce the initial setup is complete, you can use this within several days. Please wait approximately several days before using.

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If this happens…

I do not know my initial Waseda ID or initial password.
When using the "Online Entrance Registration System" for entrance procedures
The initial Waseda ID and the initial password are notified from the Online Entrance Registration System screen. Log in to the Online Entrance Registration System from the next link and click and check the "CHECK MY WASEDA ID" tab.
login → login
  • *To log in to the Online Entrance Registration System, you will need the "User ID", "Password", and "Enrollment Key" issued to those who have qualified for entrance.
  • * If you are not sure of your user ID for logging in to the Online Entrance Registration System, please inquire to the department you are entering/graduate school office.
  • * If your initial Waseda ID and initial password is not displayed within the Online Entrance Registration System, wait until the publishing start date.
When you are not using the "Online Entrance Registration System" for university entrance
Your "Waseda ID user copy" is issued, in paper form etc., by the school/graduate school office you are entering.
If you have not received this, please inquire to the relevant office.

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I cannot log in to MyWaseda with my initial Waseda ID

Until the login possible time is reached, it is not possible to log in to MyWaseda.
Please start your work from the login possible time described on the initial Waseda ID, initial password notification.

Check that there are no mistakes in the input character string.

  • Have you entered any full-sized characters? The ID and password must all be in half-sized characters.
  • Have you entered uppercase and lowercase characters correctly?
    You can enter in uppercase, if you hold the Shift key down while entering.
  • Have any characters that are easily mistaken been input correctly?
      Number “1”, uppercase “I”(i), lowercase “l”(L)
      Number “0”, uppercase “O”, lowercase “o”

If the problem is not resolved even after trying the above, refer to "When You Cannot Login to the MyWaseda".

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The initial setup was abandoned midway through
If you abandon the initial setup midway through by pressing the [Close] button of the browser or hitting the [Back Space key], you will need to start the setup process again.
If the initial setup screen is not displayed despite logging in to MyWaseda, perform each step individually with reference to the following item “Waseda ID acquisition/continuation screen is not displayed.”
If you are unable to log into MyWaseda, try different combinations of the initial Waseda ID, the obtained Waseda ID, and initial password and changed password. If you are still unable to login, inquiry to the IT Desks, explaining the content and status of operation in detail.

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Waseda ID acquisition/continuation screen is not displayed

If you have been enrolled as a different student until recently, you will see a procedure for continuing to use the Waseda ID/Waseda Mail address you are using after graduation.
Please carry out ID reinstatement procedure according to the screen guidance. Please refer to the next page for details.

Where the initial setup procedure is abandoned midway through, the screen may not be displayed.
Individually perform each of the following that is not complete. For the method of individually carrying out each step, see the following page.

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In Waseda Mail, "Invalid email address" is displayed

After completing initial setup, it takes approximately 3 hours until Waseda Mail can be used. Where the following screen is displayed, try again after sufficient time has passed.
Gmailエラー

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