CalNet ID

Your CalNet ID is your username used with your CalNet passphrase, to log into many web-based campus services. For most users your CalNet ID matches the handle of your campus email address. Protect your passphrase as carefully as you would your other personal identification numbers, such as Social Security or credit card numbers, since your CalNet credentials are often used to access confidential information. If you need help with your CalNet ID and passphrase, start by reviewing Manage My Account. Cal1Card and CSS IT work with CalNet to support the self-service functions of CalNet ID creation and passphrase reset.

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CalNet ID

Special Purpose Account (SPA)

Guest Account

Description

A CalNet ID is a username that you will use with your CalNet passphrase to log in to most campus systems. For new users, it is also the handle of their campus email address.

A Special Purpose Account (SPA) is a CalNet ID that can be shared by multiple users for collaborative purposes. SPAs are often used to manage shared departmental email addresses.

CalNet Guest Accounts are CalNet IDs for people who do not have an official affiliation. Guest accounts have limited access to selected collaborative service, such as bCourses. A Guest account must be sponsored by an employee.

Eligibility

Faculty, Students, and Staff

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

Access & Info

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Create a SPA | Learn more

Create a Guest Account | Learn more

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Cal 1 Card Office
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CalNet
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CalNet
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Eligibility

  • Faculty
  • Students
  • Staff