Activate your account!

Activate your Durham SU account

Get more out of your time at Durham by activating your Durham SU account. Every Durham student is automatically a member of Durham SU, and your account will allow you to join student groups, purchase tickets for events, and have full access to the benefits of the SU.

How do I activate my account?

You should have received an email detailing on how to do this. However, if you haven't or have lost the email, you can request a new activation email to be sent by entering your @durham email address here.


If you're having issues receiving your activation instructions, follow the below steps:

  • Click on 'Sign in', and then use the Durham Students Portal login button.
  • Enter your CIS Username/Durham email address, and create a password
  • Complete your details on the registration page, entering your Durham email address.
  • Once you've completed the registration details, you should receive a confirmation email.