The Secure Identity & Access Management System provides a single secure, centralized
authentication and authorization service to access online systems for Alberta Ministry
of Advanced Education (AE), associated ministries and associated
The SIAMS Account allows citizens to register for a single "User Id and Password"
that will permit access to all online, secure applications being offered by Alberta
Advanced Education, associated ministries and associated organizations.
The benefits are that you will be able to access an ever-increasing number of online
applications using only one Username and Password. Your SIAMS Account becomes your
passport to current and future online services offered by Alberta Advanced Education, associated ministries and associated organizations.
Your SIAMS Account is used to access secure online applications for Alberta Advanced Education (AE), associated ministries and associated organizations.
Current and future applications serve a number of client groups including post-secondary
students and apprentices.
Contact the Help Desk:
Monday to Friday (except holidays)
8:15 AM to 4:30 PM (Mountain Time)
Phone: (780) 427-5318
Toll Free (within Alberta) dial 310-0000 followed by (780)
You have been locked out because of repeated attempts to login to SIAMS using an
incorrect Username and password combination. As a security measure, the Lock Out
has been placed for the next 72 hours. For immediate assistance (during their hours
of operation) please contact the Help
Your Username must be between 8 and 20 characters long. It is not case sensitive,
and can be a combination of letters, numbers and special characters. It should be
something you will remember. If the Username you want to use has already been taken
by someone else, you may have to try again.
Passwords must contain 8 to 20 characters with at least one upper case, one
lower case, one number and/or any of the following special characters:
"!", "@", "#", "$", "%", "=", "+", and "_". Spaces
are not allowed. We suggest passwords not contain any obvious elements important
in your life such as a child’s or spouse’s name.
Yes. We email you when your account creation is complete. Click the link at the
bottom of this email and logon. This will take you to the Change Profile pages,
where you can change your password and other information.
We email you when your account creation is complete. Click the link at the bottom
of this email and logon. This will take you to the Change Profile pages, where you
can change your password and other information.
Some of the SIAMS identification information that is about to be collected from
you is personal in nature. The collection, use, and storage of this information
is subject to various privacy legislation. This may include obtaining consent from
the owner prior to collection. You can learn more about privacy issues that affect
you from the Privacy Statement.
In order to establish a SIAMS Account, citizens are being asked for basic identification
information. This, along with other identification data collected (such as Alberta
Student Number), will assist us to match your SIAMS Account to your existing records
(such as your high school transcript).
No. At the present time, SIAMS Identification Information, along with other ministry-specific
identification data, is needed to identify you, and permit access to the secure
online applications. Please contact Alberta Advanced Education or
the associated ministry or organization directly to obtain service information.
We may use your phone number to contact you in case of problems. Your phone number
will not be used for any unsolicited calls, nor will it be shared outside of Alberta
Ministry of Advanced Education (AE), associated ministries or associated
We may use your email address to contact you. Your e-mail address will not be used
for any unsolicited correspondence, nor will it be shared outside of Alberta Ministry
of Advanced Education (AE), associated ministries or associated
One of the processes or communication links needed may be temporarily out of order.
We suggest you attempt to login again using the SIAMS login and password you chose.
If this is unsuccessful please contact
Help Desk for assistance.