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What is the difference between my NetID and UIC email address?

Your UIC email address is not the exact same thing as your NetID.

Your UIC NetID does not contain @uic.edu while your email address will contain both your NetID and @uic.edu to form your NetID@uic.edu email.


If you do not know your NetID, it can be recovered here: https://identity.uillinois.edu/iamFrontEnd/iam/forgotID

Below, the most common UIC login systems and which username to use are described:

  • For UIC-specific systems including Gmail, Blackboard and my.uic.edu that use this login screen, you will just use your NetID as your username
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  • System applications such as apps.uillinois.edu, TEM, etc. with the below log in screen will only use your NetID as well.

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  • For Microsoft applications, including UIC Outlook Online, you will use your full NetID@uic.edu email address to log in.  If you try to log in with only your NetID, you will be prompted to enter your full email address

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Keywords:netid, email, login   Doc ID:107453
Owner:Ryan S.Group:University of Illinois Chicago Technology Solutions
Created:2020-11-30 18:18 CSTUpdated:2020-12-01 10:52 CST
Sites:University of Illinois Chicago Technology Solutions
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