Identity Management, NetID character rules

What are the requirements for a NetID?

NetIDs follow the following rules:
  • Minimum of 3 characters
  • Maximum of 8 characters
  • Valid first character: letter (a-z)
  • Valid subsequent characters: letters (a-z), number (0-9), dash (-)**

    **The dash is no longer assigned; some NetIDs have dashes from a legacy ruleset.

We do not reassign old NetIDs and it needs to be unique across the entire university system (cannot be used on another campus). 

Keywords:claim create hire requirements custom net id requirement length number numbers in unique request   Doc ID:78766
Owner:ID M.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2017-12-15 10:56 CDTUpdated:2021-12-22 10:21 CDT
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