What is MyDay?

MyDay is an app for your mobile phone or tablet device. It is your gateway to the systems and services you’ll need as a student of West College Scotland.

Some of the things you’ll have access to include:

MyDay mobile app

Download onto a smartphone or tablet:

Android logoAndroid devices:
Download from the Google Play store
 Apple iPhone / iPad devices:
Download from the App Store

How to access from a Windows PC, Mac or Linux PC:

Tip: use this option to log into Microsoft Teams from a Windows PC or laptop, Mac or Linux PC.

How do I log in?

Use your student email address in format of and your normal college password. By default this will be your date of birth in the format of DDMMYYYY (e.g. 31041996)

How do I change my password to something else?

If you know your password and have not been locked out of your account but simply want to change it something else, then:

I have forgotten my password or have been ‘locked out’

If you have ‘forgotten your password‘ or have been ‘locked out‘ then a member of staff will need to manually unlock it for you and send you a new password. If you need to do this, then:

Click here or email with the subject line “Password Reset”. In the body of your email, please include:

  • Your name,
  • Student Number,
  • Date of Birth and
  • A Contact Telephone Number.

A member of staff may call to verify your identity before your password is reset. Account Unlocks and resets for forgotten passwords take place from 8.30am until 4.30pm each working day. During these hours we actively monitor for incoming password requests and aim to action within 30 minutes of receipt.

Your Print Balance (PaperCut)

MyDay will display your remaining print credit for use of the campus printers this month. The balance tops-up automatically each month with your monthly free allowance (for most students, your free credit is equal to £5 per month). Each time you print to a campus printer, your print credit will reduce. There is no cash alternative and no monthly rollover.

Additional credit can be purchased for use in the current month. For more information, please ask your Course Leader or contact


You need to activate your account in Moodle before MyDay is able to work fully with Moodle. Go to and log in with your StudentNumber (not

Your password is your Date of Birth in the format of DDMMYYYY


Your timetable should display in MyDay from the date your course starts. Your Course Leader will arrange for you to be given a copy of your timetable before then.

Your Guide to the MyDay app

MyDay Guide: 

Help! Something doesn’t look right…

Don’t panic! Check the FAQs below. If you can’t find the answer, ask a Student Advisor or use the email address below.

Email: (general enquiries), or (technical support when something looks really wrong)