New member instructions
As a new member, the first thing you must do is to log in to our system using your assigned username and password, and change the password.
It is your responsibility to read this on a regular basis and make sure you're up to date on the latest developments in the group.
Getting a UW NetID
If you are new at the UW and are a formal UW employee or student, proceed to Computing and Networking and choose "Get Your UW NetID". Follow the on screen instructions and create your UW NetID. This is a username/password pair used for accessing a variety of services not specific to the group. For instance, you get your
<uwnetid>@uw.edu email address, some web space, but also a shell on various UNIX hosts.