CalNet Deputy Program

CalNet Deputies act as a guide to employees and affiliates who are setting up a new CalNet account or who need help managing an existing account. Deputies provide guidance in utilizing the tools at and can also request access to CalNet Admin Tool.

Applications for the legacy deputy program (in which authorized individuals were able to issue passphrase reset tokens) are no longer being accepted. Click here for a list of deputies who have deputy privileges via the legacy program.

CalNet Admin Tool (CAT)

Utilize this tool to review a user's identity record. 

If you need access to CAT for a legitimate business purpose, have your supervisor email the following to:

 See instructions for using CAT, here. (available only to current CAT users)

Users with existing CalNet accounts who have Recovery Email Addresses can use CalNet Account Manager/mycalnet to reset a lost passphrase, change a known passphrase, or make a one-time change to their CalNet ID. Users who do not have a Recovery Email Address and cannot log in will need to contact for assistance.

CalNet 2-Step Deputy Cheat Sheet

Assist your colleagues set up, use, and obtain additional help with CalNet 2-Step. 

How to Claim an Account

Here, you can find links for users to claim their new CalNet account based upon their campus affiliation (employee, student, affiliate, guest, etc).

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