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  • More about NetIDs

    • Yes, the following are also in use: GuestID, which allows users who are not eligible for a NetID to access certain services. ApplicantID, which is assigned to Cornell...
    • Yes, but only in very specific circumstances: Your NetID was created incorrectly as a result of a data entry error made by the university. There is a personal safety issue...
    • No. NetIDs are only available to individuals directly affiliated with Cornell University. Unless your family members are independently associated with Cornell, we cannot offer them NetIDs.
    • No. An individual can have only one NetID. If you need a separate email address for a university department or a registered student organization, you may apply for an Exchange Group Account (...
    • Your NetID was created from the initials of your name, as it appears in the university database, followed by a number. If you are a student, the database used is the University Registrar's Student...
    • Yes. Your NetID is a part of your permanent university record, and will never be assigned to another person.
    • Yes. These links provide more information about safe computing practices, policies regarding the use of NetIDs and Cornell's computing services, and more. University Policy 5.8,...
    • Different types of electronic IDs are used at Cornell to meet the needs and requirements of different groups and situations. Three that are commonly used are NetID, Sponsored NetID, and GuestID....