University of Calgary

Information Technologies Account Registration

New students:  Use this webpage to register your Information Technologies computing account (IT Account).  You will be able to complete this account registration the day after you register in your first course.

New employees:  Use this webpage to register your Information Technologies computing account (IT Account).  You will be able to complete this account registration the day after you receive your employee ID.

Returning students or previous employees:  If you have successfully registered for an IT Account within the past year, you do not need to repeat the IT Account registration.  Your account will automatically be re-activated.  If you have forgotten your password, please see the Accounts & Password Recovery Instructions.

If you have previously registered for an IT Account, but have not used it in the past year, use this page to register a new account.


Step 1: Read and agree to the Computing Services Agreement

Computing Services Agreement

Services

Information Technologies will provide a computing services account (IT Account) to you for your academic or university business use.

Conditions

You must be an eligible member of the University of Calgary community and possess a valid Student or Employee ID number (UCID) to register as an Authorized User of an IT Account. Read more about who is eligible for an IT Account.

As an Authorized User of the IT Account you are responsible for:

  • safeguarding and protecting the confidentiality of your passwords
  • all transactions made using your account

As an Authorized User of the IT Account you may not:

  • use another Authorized User’s account
  • share your account with any other individual

The University of Calgary and Information Technologies shall not be liable for any damages caused by delays in providing services under this agreement. You agree to indemnify and hold the University of Calgary and Information Technologies harmless for any loss, expense or damage incurred by you as a result of the use of services provided under this agreement.

The University and its Authorized Individuals may monitor usage of your IT Account at any time for security and Network maintenance purposes and to ensure the effective operation of the System.

Use Restrictions

Authorized Users have a responsibility to use the IT Account in a professional, ethical, and lawful manner and in accordance with the University of Calgary and Information Technology policies. You may not use the account for commercial activities.

You may not use the account for any activity that:

  • violates the laws of Canada or Alberta
  • violates any University of Calgary policies
  • violates the acceptable use policies of any networks utilized by your communication traffic
  • interferes with the computing activities of other users
  • subverts system security
  • wastes computing resources

The University of Calgary reserves the right to restrict and/or limit your use of computing resources.

Account Termination

Your IT Account may be terminated at any time if you fail to abide by the conditions and use restrictions specified in this agreement. Your IT Account will be terminated when your employment or relationship with the University ends.

Read more about IT Policies, Standards, and Guidelines.