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NetIDs: Who Can Use Them?
Who Can Use Them?
NETID’S FOR YALE EMPLOYEES, FACULTY AND STUDENTS
Assignment of a NetID to a user occurs when a record is opened for an individual in the University's HR database. After an overnight processing cycle, the NetID becomes available for activation and use after the User Accounts office assigns a PIN.
Faculty members, regular employees, and students are assigned a NetID by default. Once the Human Resources or Student record is in place, User Accounts can assign an activation PIN the next business day.
NETID’S FOR A NON-YALE EMPLOYEES (THOSE OTHER THAN YALE FACULTY, STAFF OR STUDENTS)
Non-Employees may have valid business reasons for physical access (ID card) and/or system access (NetID) to Yale resources. These individuals are setup and maintained in Workday or established as Sponsored Identities. Please refer to this document (Yale Population: Who's In Workday and Who's Not) and the Identity Management Decision Tree to determine in which system to setup your non-Yale employee.
NON-YALE EMPLOYEES IN WORKDAY
NON-YALE EMPLOYEES AS SPONSORED IDENTITY
Sponsored Identity is a category and process for granting access to individuals who have valid business reasons for physical access (ID card) and/or system access (NetID) to Yale resources, and are are not a Student, Employee, Contingent Worker, Faculty or Alumni.
View the Sponsored Identity page for additional information.
Where Do I Get Help?
For questions please contact the ITS Help Desk at (203) 432-9000.