Listed below are the accounts that University Technology Services offers for access to our various services. In addition, links to the account request forms are available below, in the Account Access section of this page.
Accounts used at the university are:
NetID: This is a primary account used for network access, e-mail (both as a login and as an e-mail address), MySAIL access and as the single-signon identity. No form is required for access.
ADMNET: This is a domain access account used by employees to access specific administrative protected resources including enterprise systems such as Banner and administrative printing. Faculty members and instructors use their ADMNET usernames and passwords to log onto classroom computers. Completion of a form to access is required.
Banner: This is the university enterprise resourcing planning system. Completion of an access request form is required.
The OU Web Forms Menu is a common repository for administrative forms.
OU NetID Network Access and Computing Account
All active OU students, faculty, and staff are entitled to have an OU
NetID network access and computing account. To activate your account,
visit NetID Profile website and click the heading Obtain Your Account.
The NetID account will remain active while your relationship to the university is active.
- Student NetID accounts are created when students are admitted to
the university. Student accounts will be deleted if a student has not
registered for one year.
- Faculty NetID accounts are expired one year after termination of
employment, unless an active status is maintained by emeritus status or
by approval of the Office of the Provost.
- Staff NetID accounts are expired once their employment is terminated.
- Departments may sponsor official guests with a relationship to the university. Sponsorships must be renewed annually.
- All accounts are removed 30 days after a person is recorded as deceased.
If you do not know your password or wish to reset your password, you can visit the NetID Profile website at https://netid.oakland.edu/. To manage your NetID password, please review these guidelines:
Network Password Management Guidelines
NetID services include:
- Network Access
- You can access the University network, including Grizznet and the wireless network.
- You can send and receive e-mail using your NetID account. Your e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can check e-mail from public, home, or office computers. The
preferred client for e-mail access is the Web-based interface at https://webmail.oakland.edu/. For information on how to configure other e-mail clients for use with your account, visit the E-mail Services section of the UTS website.
- MySAIL portal access.
- Moodle access.
- University Technology Services Helpdesk System.
ADMNET Account - Classroom and Domain Access
The Oakland University ADMNET domain account provides access to the
administrative domain. Oakland University constituents need to login to a
domain to obtain access to services, shares, and privileges. Faculty require an ADMNET account to use classroom computers installed in the lectern station. Accounts
are terminated upon employment termination. To manage your ADMNET
password, please review these guidelines:
Network Domain Password Management Guidelines
Once you have requested and obtained an account, your confirmation
form will contain information to help you get started in using available
- Access to Banner Forms
- Access to print Banner data
- Access to shares for ADMNET users
- Access to classroom computers for faculty and instructors
Active OU faculty and administrative staff who, as part of their
duties, need access to university information in the Banner
system may obtain an account. When all form completion requirements are
met, access is granted. Access to the Banner system is
governed by strict guidelines. Oakland University takes measurable steps
to ensure that information is protected and that those with access to
information understand the rights and privacy of all constituents of the
university. To manage your Banner password, please review these
Banner Password Management Guidelines
How Do I Change my Banner Password?
Banner Password Expiration
Banner accounts are terminated following this Termination Process.