Getting Started

Information about your SSE Riga account

SSE Riga account

When starting your studies at SSE Riga you will be given a username and password that will be used for all SSE Riga IT systems - SSE Riga e-mail access, wireless network access, e-learning system, PC Lab computer login etc.

Your SSE Riga account username is: NSurname, where N - the first letter of your name, Surname - your surname/last name. This naming convention is used for all students unless specified otherwise.

Your SSE Riga e-mail address is:, where NSurname - your username as described above.

For more information about your SSE Riga e-mail, visit How To - E-mail.

For all of SSE Riga IT systems you will always have the same password. You can change your SSE Riga account password at any time. You should change your initial password, obtained on your first day of studies, as soon as possible.

For more information about changing your password, visit How to - Change Password.

Additionally you will be assigned an SSE Riga student ID number. This student ID will be used whenever anonymous information is posted (course results etc.) so you should keep your student ID private.

Your SSE Riga Student ID is in the format BYYYXXX, where B - your study programme (B for BSc, M for EMBA), YYY - year of your start of studies, XXX - random number combination.

LAIS account

Separate from your SSE Riga account, BSc students will also have an account for LAIS grade database. This database is used for your official study records as well as registering for Elective courses.

Your LAIS account username is:

  • For students up to Class of 2018: NS12345, where NS - your initials, 12345 - random number combination.
  • For Class of 2019 students and later: same as your student ID.

For more information about LAIS, visit How To - LAIS.

Student ID card

At the start of your studies at SSE Riga you will also receive a student ID card. This card will be used as a proof of your identity during any SSE Riga examinations, as well as an entrance card for entering the school building outside of regular working hours and, for dormitories residents, as an entrance card to SSE Riga dormitories.

Apart from this, your SSE Riga student ID card will also function as a regular ISIC card, making you eligible for all ISIC discounts and promotions.

More information about ISIC cards can be found here.

Information about SSE Riga IT Infrastructure and Systems

PCLab (Room 511, 5th floor)

PCLab has computers available for student use as well as printing facilities and study space for students to work on their own laptops.

For more information about the printing system, visit How To - Printing.

E-learning Platform

SSE Riga E-learning platform will contain all your courses, assignments and course materials, as well as information from school administration about study life and processes.

SSE Riga E-learning platform can be found at

Google services

Your SSE Riga e-mail is based on the G Suite platform which means that, for almost all practical purposes, it acts as an ordinary Google account, including access to other Google services.

  • Google Mail - Here you will receive important emails and announcements regarding your studies in SSE Riga.

Note: Your SSE Riga e-mail address will be available only while you are a student at SSE Riga. After graduation this e-mail address will become unavailable. Do not use this address for registration to services you want to use after finishing your studies.

  • Google Drive - Unlimited storage for storing, backing up and sharing any and all of your study materials.

Note: During your studies at SSE Riga, it is encouraged for students to use some form of cloud storage backup (Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, etc.). Technical issues are never accepted as a valid excuse for missing a deadline!

  • Google Calendar - Access to lecture and event schedules.

For more information on how to add lecture schedules to your own calendar, visit How To - Calendars and Schedules.

WiFi networks

SSE Riga provides 2 WiFi networks available anywhere in the school building:

  • sseriga_public - login using password sserwifi
  • sseriga - login using your SSE Riga account username and password

For more information about SSE Riga WiFi, visit How To - WiFi.