Activating & Selecting

Your NetID is your key to USF applications. The NetID is also used in the format of your email address as (e. g.,, so consider choices carefully. You will be provided with up to six options to choose from for your NetID.

Perform the following steps to create your account.

1. Go to

2. Click on Activate your NetID

3. Select to activate your NetID with either your email or USF ID number.

 Activate with email

  • Enter email address used in contact with USF for you to be reached.
  • Check box to affirm, I’m not a robot (CAPTCHA box).
  • Click submit.
  • You may be asked to enter additional information to create your account. If requested, enter first name, last name, and date of birth.
  • Click submit.

 Activate with USF ID Number

  • Enter USF ID number (U#) and date of birth.
  • Check box to affirm, I’m not a robot (CAPTCHA box).
  • Click submit.

4. Read the USF Computer and Network Access Agreement.

5. Select one of the options provided for your NetID.

6. Click submit.

7. Create NetID password according to password requirements.

8. Re-enter password to confirm.

9. Click submit.

10. Confirmation of your NetID and Unumber will be provided.