User Services

Account Service

You can use the following accounts to access different IT services:

Account Type Purpose
Windows Account To login College PCs, HSMC applications such as eCampus, VPN, Wi-Fi, etc.
Google Account To login Google services such as Gmail, Calendar and Drive.
External Account To login services provided by external parties such as eduroam, Universities Wifi via CSL, please click here for more details.

Notes on computer accounts

  • You must use your own account to log into different services available in the College.
  1. Do NOT lend your account to others;
  2. REMEMBER to log out after using the service.
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 Important – Default username and password for all ITSC services


Staff: Your username and password are provided by the HRO.

Student: Your username is “s” followed by your 6-digit student ID and your default password is the first 4 alphanumeric characters of your HKID card, followed by your date of birth in the format of YYYYMM and “@HSMC” at the very end.

  • For example, if a student was born on 1980-01-31; the student ID is 123456 and the HKID card number is A123456(7), the username and the default password are “s123456” and “A123198001@HSMC” respectively.

 Password Complexity


  1. Your password must have 8 characters or more.
  2. You cannot use your previous passwords.
  3. You are not allowed to use your username or any part of your name as password.
  4. The password must contain characters from 3 of the follow categories:
  • Uppercase letters (A to Z)
  • Lowercase letters (a to z)
  • Numbers (0 to 9)
  • Special characters (e.g. !, $, #, %)
  • Some password examples (Chan, Dai Man with username “daimanchan”):
  1. Smartman! is invalid because “man” is part of his name;
  2. daimanChan123 is invalid because “daimanChan” is part of his username;
  3. orange1996 is invalid because it contains only 2 of the above character types;
  4. FlatB13/F, date214! or bus_89x! are valid password.

 


 Account Expiration


  • Staff account is expired on date of departure.
  • Student account is expired on Dec 31 of the graduation year, or no longer maintaining proper student status.

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