In order to use computing facilities and services on campus you must log in with a userid and password.
Your userid will be the same on all systems you use. It is automatically generated from a combination of your last name and initials.
Getting your userid and password
Waterloo Identity and Access Management (WatIAM) is a database of information about faculty, staff, and students. WatIAM userids and passwords are used by Quest, WaterlooWorks, Waterloo LEARN, myHRinfo and many others.
- obtain your userid and password using account activation
- log in to change your password or information (such as your email address or web page)
- NEVER share your password
Obtaining an email account
Undergrad students are given email accounts on mailservices.
Engineering and AHS Graduate students: New students are given email and calendar accounts on our exchange sever – connect.’ Current students can request an account on connect by sending email to email@example.com.