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Who needs a UT EID, and why?

The UT EID is an electronic identifier - your "user name" with The University of Texas. If you are associated with the university or if you need to complete online transactions with the university, you need a UT EID. A UT EID is not necessary to access public information online, such as the UTNetCAT library catalog.


If you are a... You can use a UT EID to...
Prospective Student Submit test scores, high school transcripts, and an application to the university.
Job Applicant Submit a job application and resume to the university.
Current Student Register for classes, check grades, access online course information, pay for bills, etc.
Faculty, Staff, or Official Visitor Access payroll, benefit, and W-2 information, and use secure online services in UT Direct, etc.
Parent or Guest Sign up for campus visits and use the eProxy system, etc.
Former Student, Alumnus Order transcripts, apply for re-admission, enroll in continuing and professional education.
Former Employee, Retiree Access online benefit information, etc.
University of Texas Institutions Access business applications, such as the accounting system, post and receive job applications.
Other Become a library patron, participate in the University Interscholastic League, donate to the university, etc.