Access to the University's computing network and online services are controlled through the NetID user name and a password.
- The NetID is derived automatically from the user name and 's name based on available NetIDs. Note that no two NetIDs are the same.
- Applicants for admission to SU receive information about their NetID via an email from the Office of Admissions a few business days after submitting their application.
- New UC students receive information about their NetID via US Mail or in person, corresponding with the manner in which they register.
- Faculty and staff receive information about their NetID from their hiring department, as part of the process of becoming an employee of the University.