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Create Consultant's Sponsored NetID and Cornell Email Address

This article applies to: Managing Vendors and Consultants


A Cornell Network ID (or NetID) is a personal, unique identifier assigned to you. It consists of your initials followed by one or more numbers, for example, xxx99@cornell.edu. You use it, along with a password, to obtain access to online services such as email and administrative systems. Your NetID and password also give you access to services that are exclusive to Cornell.

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Cornell University

Follow Cornell's instructions to Request a Sponsored NetID.

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When you receive your Sponsored NetID, you must submit a copy of a valid, government-issued photo ID.

Don't miss important communications sent to your Cornell email address!

When your NetID and Cornell email address are assigned:

  • A Cornell email address is created for you in this format: netid@cornell.edu (substitute your NetID for "netid"). You WILL receive email at this address, so check your Cornell email account often or forward email sent to it.
  • You can forward email sent to your Cornell address to your regular email address by following the steps at Faculty/Staff: Forward Your Cornell Email

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Monday, February 20, 2017 - 9:30am

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