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Getting a UCSBnetID

Current students, faculty, and staff are automatically eligible for a UCSBnetID — you may activate yours using the Identity Manager.

If you don't fall into one of these categories, you'll need to have a University department sponsor you as an affiliate. Have your host department visit our information on Affiliate UCSBnetIDs.

Students: To log in, use your full legal name, your PERM number, your date of birth in month/date/year (mm/dd/yyyy) format, and the last four digits of your social security number. If you do not have a social security number, use '0000'.

Activating your UCSBnetID:

  1. Go to:
  2. Select "A New or Current Student with a Perm Number." Enter your family/surname under "Last Name." Your perm number should be 7 digits and NOT include a hyphen/dash. Your date of birth should be entered in the following format: MM/DD/YYYY. If you do not have a Social Security Number use 0000.
    1. NOTE: UCSB Extension or Open University students choose the "A Student enrolled through UCSB Extension / Open University" radio button. They enter their family/surname under "Last Name." Their date of birth should in the MM/DD/YYYY format. And Extension Student ID which is not a perm number.
  3. Follow the instructions as displayed on the activation system

Once your UCSBNetID and U-Mail have been activated, you will have access to various online services on campus. Note that there might be a delay of up to 24 hours before your UCSBNetID credentials work across all services.

UCSBnetID is an Enterprise Technology Services service for which Collaborate offers student support. For the latest information about U-Mail see:


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