UCSC Accounts & Passwords

All students, faculty, staff, and people affiliated with the campus are assigned a UCSC Account called CruzID. ITS provides support for all UCSC computer accounts, CruzID accounts, and CruzID Gold and Blue passwords. 

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CruzID Accounts

Your CruzID is your UCSC Account, sometimes referred to as your username, that gives you access to many campus services. MORE INFORMATION


CruzID Gold and Blue Passwords

There are two types of CruzID passwords - Gold and BlueGET PASSWORD HELP


Sundry Accounts

Sundry Accounts are issued to people affiliated with the campus who need a CruzID and are not faculty, staff, or students. Sundry Accounts require a UCSC sponsor. MORE INFORMATION / REQUEST A SUNDRY ACCOUNT


University Enterprise System Accounts

ITS provides account management for university enterprise systems such as FIS, NES, AIS, PPS, eCommons, Cognos, CruzBuy, Data Warehouse, and Business Objects. To request an enterprise system account or manage an existing one, go to: ACCOUNT ACCESS / FORMS  


GoogleApps-Only Accounts

A GoogleApps-Only account is a campus business email address that includes Google Email, Calendar, Documents and other Google applications available to UCSC. MORE INFORMATION / REQUEST ACCOUNT


Active Directory (AD) Accounts (Computer Accounts/Access to Drives)

Some desktop computers require you to login with an AD Account before using it or accessing Drives. Contact the ITS Support Center for more information.


Operational Accounts (Functional Accounts)

Operational accounts are not for an individual. This account is used for the purpose of testing an application or computer authentication. REQUEST AN OPERATIONAL ACCOUNT (PDF)


Leaving UCSC

CruzID Accounts for all employees and students will be closed when the person separates from the campus. Exceptions apply. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ACCOUNT CLOSURE