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To activate a UCInetID, follow the steps below.

Please report any problems to the Admissions Office at (949) 824-6703. If you are a medical school applicant please call (949) 824-5388

Do NOT attempt to reactivate your UCInetID if you've forgotten your password. Visit the UCInetID Password Reset page for instructions on how to reset or change your password.

Step 1: Enter in your personal information.
This information will be used to lookup and verify your data record.  

Student ID Number (ex: 12345678): 
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Date of Birth (MMDDYY)
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Last 4 digits of Social Security: 
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Step 2: Choose a good password.

Your password is your only protection against someone obtaining UCInet services in your name.   You are responsible for anything done with your UCInetID. Do not share your password with anyone.

Choose a password that contains at least 8 characters with at least one number that is not at the beginning or end of your password. Also, your password should not contain any of your personal information such as your name, UCInetID, or ID number. For complete password guidelines click here.

Enter Password: 
Confirm Password: 

Step 3: Choose a password security question and answer.
If you forget your password, you can reset your own account by answering the question you choose below. Please select a question that you will be able to answer in the future exactly as you enter it now. The question and answer combination are kept confidential and are solely for this purpose.

Password Reset Question: 

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Password Reset Answer: 
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Confirm Password Reset Answer: 

Step 4: Read and accept the UCI Computer & Network Use Policy
Your use of UCI computer and network resources is subject to UC and UCI policies, including the UCI Computer & Network Use Policy, available here:

By clicking below, you affirm that you have thoroughly read and understand the laws and policies relating to your use of UCI computer and network resources available at and that you will comply with them.

Your affirmation is required before you can continue with the UCInetID activation process.