Activate CalNet ID

Faculty and Staff

Please note that it can take up to three days AFTER your record is entered in the campus HR system before you will be able to claim a CalNet account.

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

Affiliates

Please note that it can take up to three days AFTER your record is entered in the campus HR system before you will be able to claim a CalNet account.

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

If you are not a current UCB student, faculty or staff member and do not have a CalNet ID but need access to CalNet services, you may be able to obtain an affiliate CalNet ID with the approval of a campus department with whom you are associated. Please contact your department for more information.

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

CalNet Sponsored Guest do not have CalNet IDs. Instead the guest will login using their Google login and Google authentication. Sponsored Guests can access web-based applications that have opted to allow guests, but will not be able to use Active Directory computers and services and cannot update their listing in the campus directory. Sponsored Guests will login by clicking on the “Sponsored Guest Sign In” link on the CAS page. Sponsored Guests do NOT enter their login and password on the CAS screen directly. More information can be found here: https://calnetweb.berkeley.edu/calnet-departments/calnet-sponsored-guests

Students

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