Manage your account


Can't sign in?

Forgot your passphrase, NetLink ID, or both?

Change your passphrase

Know your current passphrase and want to change it?

Manage your UVic MFA

Need to generate bypass codes or update your MFA devices?


Account deactivated or locked?

If you can't access your account because it has been locked, deactivated, or you require a Duo bypass code, please contact the Computer Help Desk for assistance.

Change your secondary account passphrase

Change the passphrase of your departmental or secondary NetLink ID.

Please note: If you are not already Signed In to UVic, you will be directed to sign in with your Primary NetLink ID before proceeding to change your secondary account passphrase.

Additional information

Our commitment to your security and privacy

  • 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

Signing in and your privacy

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
Remember to sign out!

It is your responsibility to protect your account by ensuring you are signed out before leaving your computer.

Policies and guidelines

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:

For further information, see the listing of University Policies.