Manage My CalNet Account
To manage your account online, use the CalNet Account Manager (CAM): mycalnet.berkeley.edu
Students, their delegates, employees and HCM affiliates can use CAM. Guests cannot (as of March 2017). You must have a Recovery Email Address on your CalNet record in order to reset a forgotten passphrase.
- CAM Home Screen
- CAM Home Screen - when logged in
- CAM Account Management Actions
- Account Information Displayed
The home screen for CAM displays a link to log in in the upper right hand corner, and the Forgot My CalNet ID / Passphrase link in the middle left. Click here for instructions on how to reset your passphrase if you have forgotten it.
Log in to CAM using your CalNet ID and passphrase in order to view more account management tools.
To use these tools, log to mycalnet.berkeley.edu using your CalNet ID and passphrase
Change My Recovery Email Address
Log in to CAM and then click this option to set your recovery email address, which will allow you to use the forgot passphrase feature in the future. See detailed instructions, here.
Set a New Passphrase
Log in to CAM and then click this option to change your passphrase - you can only use this option if you know your current passphrase. See detailed instructions, here.
Manage 2-Step Verification
Log in to CAM and then click this option to make changes to your 2-Step account settings (not all users have this option. See calnet.berkeley.edu/2-step for more information
Update My Directory Listing
Log in to CAM and then click this option to access the Directory Update Application.
Create My Email Account
Log in to CAM and then click here to create a bMail account.
Change My Username
Log in to CAM and then click this option to change your CalNet ID. See detailed instructions, here. When you change your CalNet ID, your email address is automatically changed to match it, and the old email address made into an email alias.
The Account Information section displays the following information about the user currently logged in.
Your display name is what displays in campus applications, such as bMail. You can set it in the campus directory.
Berkeley Email Address
This field displays your current bMail address.
Recovery Email Address
This field displays your current Recovery Email Address.
This field will list any IDs, such as CalNet ID or student ID, that belong to you
hcmId = your Employee or Affiliate ID from the campus HR system
campusSolutionsId = the ID assigned to you from the campus Student Information System. Note: all students, employees and affiliates have "CS ID" regardless of whether they are or were ever a student
This field lists your current campus affiliations. Click here to see a complete list of campus affiliations.
Name and Group Information
This section lists the names that you own in the campus name space, and the groups to which you belong.
This tool allows users who *know* their existing passphrase to change it. To change your passphrase, log in to mycalnet.berkeley.edu and click on Change My Passphrase.
Enter your existing passphrase
Enter a new passphrase. Hover over the question mark on the right side of the input field to see passphrase requirements. Repeat your new passphrase in the box below.
Click the Change My Passphrase button.
Once you click the button, a green confirmation message will display that indicates your passphrase has been successfully changed.
You are allowed to change your username (CalNet ID) only once, so choose wisely. Your email address will be updated to match your new CalNet ID.
There are other ramifications to changing your CalNet ID -- access to some campus systems may break. Read through the Change CalNet ID documentation before proceeding.
To change your CalNet ID, log in to mycalnet.berkeley.edu and click Change My Username. CalNet ID requirements will display on the page for easy reference. Enter your new CalNet ID and your passphrase, and press the Change My CalNet ID button.
To use this feature, you must have a Recovery Email Address in the system. If you attempt to use this tool and are unsuccessful, contact the Cal1Card office (https://cal1card.berkeley.edu/contact) or your CalNet Deputy for assistance.
First, navigate to mycalnet.berkeley.edu and click the link to Forgot My CalNet ID / Passphrase
Next, enter your Student Number, Employee Number or Recovery Email Address in the box. Check the box to verify that you are not a robot, and then press the Request Reset button.
If you have a Recovery Email Address in the system, you will receive an email there containing reset instructions.
Note: If you are a CalNet Deputy assisting a user and need to know if they have a Recovery Email Address, look them up in the CalNet Admin Tool (CAT). See the Deputy Toolbox for additional resources.
A Recovery Email Address is required to use the self-service tools at mycalnet.berkeley.edu, and receives all account change notifications. It is of particular importance when attempting to reset a forgotten passphrase.
You can set or update your Recovery Email Address by clicking Log In in the upper right corner of mycalnet.berkeley.edu and then selecting the Change My Recovery Email Address. If you not have a Recovery Email Address, you will see:
If you already have a Recovery Email Address, it will be partially displayed in the top field.
Enter a New Recovery Email Address in the field, and press Change. The following email will be delivered to the address entered. Click the Confirm email address button within three days, or the button will expire.