CalNet Account Manager (CAM)
CalNet Account Manageris a self-service tool located at mycalnet.berkeley.edu. Students, employees, affiliates and stu-delegates can use CAM to change their passphrase. Users (excluding stu-delegates) can also:
- change their CalNet ID (once, only)
- update their Recovery Email Address
- Manage their 2-Step settings
Users can only use CAM to change their CalNet ID or recover a forgotten CalNet ID or passphrase if they have an existing Recovery Email Address.
What if my Recovery Email Address is missing or outdated?
If you need to update your Recovery Email Address and you CAN log in to CalNet, log in to mycalnet.berkeley.edu and set it.
If you do NOT have a Recovery Email Address and you CAN NOT log in, you will not be able to proceed. See below.
How do I add a Recovery Email Address if I cannot log in?
Send an email to email@example.com with your Student, UCPAth or CalNet ID and a request to set your Recovery Email Address. You will be required to provide additional information to verify your identity before the request will be processed.
CAM User Guide
- 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.
Home Screen - When Logged In
Log in to CAM using your CalNet ID and passphrase in order to view more account management tools.
Account Management Actions
To use these tools, log in 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, below.
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, below.
Manage 2-Step Verification
Log in to CAM and then click this option to make changes to your 2-Step account settings.
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, if you do not already have one.
Change My Username
Log in to CAM and then click this option to change your CalNet ID. See detailed instructions, here. Beware! Changing your CalNet ID may result in losing access to some campus systems.
Account Information Displayed
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 change or update this 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.
ucPathID = 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.