How to Claim your CalNet ID

Welcome to UC Berkeley!

CalNet ID = username

Logging in with your CalNet ID and passphrase  allows you to access campus applications and services. If you already have a CalNet ID but cannot log in, reset your passphrase using the self-service passphrase reset tool.

Students

Students can create a CalNet ID upon invitation from the Registrar. 

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff can create their CalNet ID by taking the following steps:

Affiliates

Affiliates can create their CalNet ID by taking the following steps:

Visiting Scholars

Visiting scholars are eligible for CalNet services, but must register with the VSPA office prior to obtaining an affiliate CalNet ID from their sponsoring department.

Sponsored Guests

Sponsored Guests are invited to create a login by virtue of being sponsored by a campus employee. More information can be found here: https://calnetweb.berkeley.edu/calnet-departments/calnet-sponsored-guests

Alumni

Visit atcal.berkeley.edu for information and instructions.

Before You Create your CalNet ID

Next, Enroll in 2-Step

All users are required to enroll in CalNet 2-Step after creating new CalNet ID, or activating an existing CalNet ID.

When You Leave