Help! I Can't Login!

Have a look at the NetID troubleshooting page.

The NetID (Network IDentification) is a unique username that is automatically generated for all current students, faculty and staff of the University of Nevada, Reno. You must activate your NetID when you first arrive at the University, and then reset the password at least once a year afterwards.

Your NetID will typically be made up of your name. For example, John Smith will have a NetID like jsmith. The username made up of numbers like 8000123456 is an NSHE ID, and can only be used to log into MyNEVADA. You will not know what your NetID is until after it has been activated.

Where is the NetID used?

The NetID allows you to access many resources, including:

  • Logging into computers around campus
    • For example, you need a NetID to log into the computers in the Knowledge Center and general access computer labs around campus.
  • Accessing the internet
    • Your NetID is used to log into the eduroam wireless network. Additionally, students must use their NetID to register computers and game systems on the wired network in the Residence Halls.
  • Accessing academic websites
    • The NetID is used by faculty to access MyNEVADA, and by everyone to access WebCampus. These are the two main websites used for academics at the University.
  • Accessing online resources
    • You can use your NetID to to access many online resources, such as the library databases on the Knowledge Center website.

Activating Your NetID

New members of the University will not be able to log in with their NetID until they activate it.

Reset NetID Password

You must change the NetID password once every year. If your password has expired, or you have forgotten your password, this section will help.

Guest NetIDs

Visitors to the University may get a NetID for research or administrative purposes. Find out about the application process.