Identity and Access Management

Audience: Faculty, Staff, Students, IT


Starting October 17th, UIC faculty, staff, and students will be asked to set-up new password recovery options at the time of the next password change for their UIC NetID. Once each user has completed this step, their passwords for Campus NetIDs and Enterprise IDs will be the same. For more information about the One ID & Password (OIDPW) project please see

UIC NetID is an identifier used to access many university services. Identity and Access Management includes authentication, provisioning of services and consultation for obtaining UIC NetIDs, establishing non-personal email addresses for University business, NetID changes, and troubleshooting related to university identities. 



The UIC network ID (NetID) is a public identifier used by students, faculty and staff to access University of Illinois services, including UIC Human Resources and my.UIC portal. It is also used to establish the Enterprise ID used for accessing UI Enterprise Applications. The NetID is also part of a personal UIC email address ( of every student, faculty and staff member.

Common password

The NetID is not a password. To authenticate and use the services and accounts associated with your UIC NetID, you will also need the common password.

Directory services

Faculty, staff and students at UIC are listed in the Phonebook, an online directory that also includes department listings. Student information in the Phonebook is  managed by the Office of Academic & Enrollment Services. Faculty and staff information is managed by the department Phonebook contact person(s).


Bluestem and Shibboleth are two methods of authentication commonly used by UIC web applications. 


Identity and Access Management includes specialized consulting, such as:


To activate a UIC NetID and access ACCC accounts and services you must agree to the Acceptable Use Policy.


There is no charge for this service.


Phone 312-413-0003


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