Newly registered Computer Science and Software Engineering students are given a UNIX account in addition to their normal Hawkmail account. Your UNIX user ID is the same as your Hawkmail user ID, that is, your student id, starting with s0,
Your new UNIX password is the first letter of your last name in lower case, followed by the 2-digit month you were born, followed by the 2-digit day you were born. So if your last name is Smith, and you were born on January 29, your new UNIX password would be
As this is not a satisfactory password, you should change your password as soon as you login successfully.