Sponsored accounts are accounts that may be created when an unaffiliated individual needs an email address through CU or needs other IdentiKey resources for official university needs and an HR appointment, including POI, is not a possibility. Users are those who are performing some function for the university, such as research or visiting faculty, etc. The user must be sponsored by a current CU Boulder affiliated faculty or staff member. Please Note: requests originating from the person being sponsored will not be honored.
Please note that a sponsored account must be requested by the CU Boulder affiliated faculty or staff member sponsoring the user. Direct user requests will not be honored. The IT Service Center needs the following information to process sponsorship requests:
*This information is used to determine if an account already exists.
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An IdentiKey consists of a CU login name and an IdentiKey password. IdentiKeys play a large role in computing at CU Boulder. An IdentiKey gives you access to:
Learn more about IdentiKey, including how to activate at the IdentiKey page.
Learn more, including how to activate it on the main IdentiKey page.
Once your account is activated you can log in to all those services listed above. Use CU Boulder's IdentiKey Manager to change your password, or reset it if you've forgotten it.