Choose your eID

Your eID username will be used to access My UCalgary. We recommend firstname.lastname.

All fields are required.

eID rules:

  • Your eID must end with a period and then your last name.
  • For example, if your name is Jane Smith your eID must end with .smith which means it can be jane.smith or j5.smith, etc.
  • Note: Numbers cannot be used after the period.

For more information visit our eID FAQ.

Your information

The UCID number

  • If you have a UCID number, a.k.a Student ID or Staff ID number, you can link your new eID to it.
  • UCIDs are maximum 8 numbers long.

Date of Birth

Choose a Password

The password is used to securely log into the Central Authentication Service. Refer to the password rules on the right.

Use the following password complexity outlined below:

  • At least 10 characters long

  • At least three of the following:

  • Upper Case (A-Z)
  • Lower Case (a-z)
  • Number (0-9)
  • Special Character (such as ,.~!#$%^&*)

Password recovery questions

If you forget your password, we will ask you these password recovery questions to help you recover it.