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I just got around to setting up my Western account. I haven't recieved a User ID to sign up with yet. Does anyone have any idea as to when I should expect this?

 

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If I remember correctly you need to follow the instructions in the email to create your user ID (if you are not already a western student). They don't send it to you. 

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Weird. I followed the instructions, but I can't remember making an ID.. Maybe I'm losing it. 

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1 hour ago, JK56711 said:

Weird. I followed the instructions, but I can't remember making an ID.. Maybe I'm losing it. 

I am in the same boat as you. I definitely activated my account but don't recall making a user ID. I have tried a couple ID names I usually use and either get a response that it is not recognized or "security questions have not been set up", something I would have had to do to activate my account. I can change my password with my student number/access code, but have no way of finding my user ID to log into the portal. I've emailed Western asking and will keep you posted if I find a solution!

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Hi I had the same problem and your user ID is actually different from your ID number (that they email you upon receiving your application). Try the first letter of your first name and last name because that worked for me. For example, if your name is Fred Vanvleet, try fvanvleet.

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If you go through the western access code retrieval it will show you your user ID. :) 

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