Computing Accounts, IDs & Passwords
Unity computing accounts
Each student and employee at NC State automatically receives a Unity computing account with an ID and a default password. This Unity ID and password enable access to many online and IT resources.
- Unity ID
- Unity Password
- Unity Password Change Tool
- Password Troubleshooter
- Password Help: NC State Help Desk
When an employee transitions/separates from the university, use this System Access Checklist to close the Unity computing account.
In addition, some NC State employees have computing accounts and passwords that grant enhanced access to administrative computing systems and services provided by OIT.
System Access Request (SAR) - Automates the approval process for faculty and staff who wish to upgrade or update their access roles within campus-wide administrative systems (e.g., Student Information System, Human Resources, Financials)
- NC State Password Standard - Explains levels of password security required for different account types
MyPack Portal parent ID
Departments and other campus units can elect to have workstations and file space that are managed by OIT Desktop and Application Support. For details about this service, see Managed Desktop.
OIT's Identity Management service coordinates campus computing account authentication and access services.