Can I change my NetID?

Your UIC NetID is your identity, in many different ways — email address, login credentials, Banner, Bluestem, Listserv lists, lists of NetIDs allowed to access various files, personal URL, and more. Changing your NetID is a complex, labor-intensive and time-consuming process, and despite ACCC's best efforts, can result in some service disruption. You wouldn't believe all the different machines, accounts, and files, that can contain a NetID and need to be changed about the same time.

In almost all cases, ACCC must enlist the assistance of other organizations such as AITS and ITS (Medical Center Network), and work closely with them to resolve various non-trivial technical issues associated with a NetID change. Approved NetID changes will be implemented on a "best effort" basis with no guarantees of timeliness. Please remember that to minimize service disruption, we have to coordinate and synchronize several steps with other organizations, and that takes time.

Please refer to the UIC NetID Change Policy for a list of allowable changes, consequences of a NetID change and how to proceed with a NetID change.

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Last updated: 

September 21, 2016

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