Group UCInetIDs

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Group UCInetID provides shared authentication to campus resources and a shared OIT Mailbox account to be used to conduct departmental business. Note: Group UCInetID naming is subject to approval by OIT. Group UCInetID names should be meaningful in a campus-wide context.

What is a Group UCInetID used for?

A Group UCInetID is used for:

  • Providing a shared UCInetID for authentication to campus resources on behalf of a department.
  • Authenticating to a shared mailbox account that is used to conduct departmental business, e.g. oit@uci.edu.

A Group UCInetID costs $5 per month and is payable through departmental recharge.

How do I request a Group UCInetID?

Gather the following information and fill out the Request A Group UCInetID Form.

  • The sponsor's UCInetID and password to login to the form.
  • 3 - 24 character name for the Group UCInetID
  • Description of how the Group UCInetID will be used
  • Bookkeeper's name
  • Recharge Number
  • ZOT Code

Group UCInetID Sponsor Responsibilities

The Group UCInetID must have a sponsor who is faculty or staff at UCI. The sponsor is responsible for activating the Group UCInetID using his or her own UCInetID, birth date, and Social Security Number. During the activation process, the sponsor chooses a password to be given to the members of the group.

The sponsor is also responsible for insuring that the UCInetID and associated e-mail account are used in accordance with University policies, including the Computer Use Policy.