Secure Computing

Sponsored Identity

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What is a 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 not a Student, Employee, Contingent Worker, Faculty or Alumni.

Please note that a PIN for the NetID must be requested; it is not automatically generated.

Learn more about Sponsored Identities:

How do I request a Sponsored Identity (SI)?

  1. Review the Sponsored Identity Access Procedure,
  2. Enter request into the SI application.
  3. Notifications are sent to requestor and approver. All requests require approval.
  4. NetIDs are generated within 4 to 8 hours after approval. 
  5. Request a PIN from

How do I complete a Sponsored Identity request?

Review Sponsored Identity How to Guide.

How do I approve a Sponsored Identity request?

Review Sponsored Identity Approval Guide.

Where Do I Get Help?

For assistance with access or using the Sponsored Identity application, contact ITS Help Desk at 203-432-9000.

For assistance in determining whether someone is a candidate for Workday, please utilize Who’s Who in Workday. If further assistance is needed, please contact the Employee Service Center (ESC) at 203-432-5552 or