Your UVic NetLink ID gives you access to many UVic online services and systems.
Before you start
Non-UVic email address: We require at least one email address to be associated with your account. We'll use this address to verify your identity when you apply for a NetLink ID.
V Number: We'll use your V number to link your accounts and give you consolidated service access.
- Undergraduate students will have received their V Number after submitting their application to study at UVic. You can find your V Number on your student card or in your application confirmation email. Contact the Office of the Registrar for assistance.
- Graduate students will have received their V Number after submitting their application to study at UVic. You can find your V Number on your student card or in your application confirmation email. Contact the Graduate Admissions and Records Office for assistance.
- Continuing Studies students will have received their V Number on their registration receipt. Contact Continuing Studies for assistance.
- Faculty and staff (current and former) will have received their V Number upon becoming an employee. Contact Human Resources for assistance.
- Former students and alumni will have the same V Number as when they were a student or will have been assigned one in 2008. Contact Office of the Registrar for assistance.
- Affiliates will have received their V Number from their UVic sponsors. Contact your sponsor for assistance.
- We maintain strict control over who can access your personal information
- We help keep your personal information safe if your identity information is lost or stolen
- We collect only personal information for the services you need access to
Your NetLink ID is your online identification at the University of Victoria. NetLink IDs can be used to access the computing services and applications which use the Sign in Service. Signing into UVic means you just need to enter your NetLink username and password once for most services on campus.
Protect your NetLink ID username and passphrase
- Watch out for sites or emails that pretend to be legitimate and ask for your username and password.
- Report suspicious requests for your username and password.
- Learn more about how to protect your account and computer.
- For further details please refer to University of Victoria's Information Security Policy - IM7800
Remember to sign out!
It is your responsibility to protect your account by ensuring you are signed out before leaving your computer.
By signing in you will be authorized to access your applications and websites that use the Sign in to UVic service. Use is subject to but not limited to the following policies and guidelines:
- Acceptable Use of Electronic Information Resources Policy
- Records Management Policy - Fair Dealing Guidelines
- Information Security Policy
For further information, see the listing of University Policies.