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Okta sign in - Sussex Students and Staff


To sign in to your Okta account please follow the instructions below.


You will need

  • University of Sussex login details ready. (e.g. and not and your normal Sussex IT account password.
  • Computer connected to the internet.
  • Approximately 2 minutes to complete the task.


How to log in to Okta

1. In your computer web browser (we recommend using Google Chrome), enter the following URL to get to the Okta sign in page:

Okta URL

2. You will then be redirected to the sign in box, as shown below.

Okta sign in page

3. Enter your University of Sussex login details and click ‘Sign In’ (e.g. and your usual IT password).

4. You will be redirected to the Okta Dashboard. 

Okta dashboard

5. You have now successfully sign in to your Okta dashboard.

TIP: Save as a ‘favourite’ or pin it to your browser's bookmarks. 


Please note: Once you've activated your Okta account you'll be able to access the applications on Okta either through your usual access route or by going into your Okta dashboard and selecting the appropriate application tile.



What do I do if I've forgotten my password?

Please follow these instructions.


Follow this link for a full list of FAQs. 


If you can't find the answer you're looking for please visit and click on the ‘Contact us for help’ tile to open a support ticket. 


created on 2022-07-21 by Becca McKenna
last updated on 2023-05-04 by Benoit Sharp