UAnet ID

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UAnet ID is the username to the University of Akron computer systems. It is also the first part of your UA email address (the part before the @uakron.edu/@zips.uakron.edu). The UAnet ID is used primarily as a username for many UA services including My Akron Experience, Google Apps E-Mail (Gmail), and other services.

An UAnet ID example

FirstName: Zippy
LastName: AKRowdy
Student ID#: 1234567
UAnetID: za999
UA email: za999@zips.uakron.edu

If a password is forgotten, a new one can be obtained with a photo id in person at the Help Desk, by phone at (330) 972-6888, or by following our online guide.

One Login

Your UAnet Id gives you one login for the following:

  • WiFi access
  • Computer login
  • Brightspace
  • Google Apps
  • Office365
  • OneDrive
  • Email
    • Gmail
    • Exchange
  • MyAkron
  • EmpCenter

Change a Password by Phone

In order to change the password for a UAnet ID follow the Password guide.


To issue a UAnet Password to a user via the phone the user must verify 3 of the following fields found in Peoplesoft

  1. Date of birth (Day and Month)
  2. Home Phone (may also check the number that the current call is displayed from)
  3. Emergency contact
  4. Middle Initial
  5. Maiden Name( must have history activated in Peoplesoft)
  6. EMPLID
  7. Home address
  8. A current class being taken (for student)
  9. Current major of study (for students)


See Also

Guest Account