The University of Akron UAnet Services

UAnet ID Information

What is a UAnet ID? Think of it as your online identity at The University of Akron.

Every student and employee of the university can have a UAnet ID. UAnet IDs for incoming undergraduate students are created automatically when they are admitted to the university. All others can create one themseves.

A UAnet ID provides you with access to:


Your email address
Every UAnet ID has an email mailbox.

E-mail Address Format

If your UAnet ID is "uanetid", your email address is .

Reading and Sending Email

Your options for reading email depend on personal preference.

You can use a "Standalone Email Client", which is a program like Eudora, Outlook, Outlook Express, or Mozilla Thunderbird. The recommended client is Outlook.

If you want to use a web-based email client, we recommend using Outlook on the web.

On Campus Computer Access

We provide various resources, including Kiosk computers, general purpose computer labs, laptop computers for checkout, and pay-to-print stations.

My Akron

My Akron is your portal to class registration, grades, bill payment, and campus news and events.


Brightspace is a system for teaching courses on-line, or supplementing traditional courses with on-line content.

Information Technology Services
For assistance please email or call (330) 972-6888.
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