Accounts and Passwords

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The UTORid grants you access to many University of Toronto services. This page will provide information on managing and using your UTORid. Additional support regarding your UTORid can be provided at our Help Desk.

Getting Your UTORid Account

Getting a UTORid — This article outlines how to get a UTORid, depending on how you are affiliated with U of T.

What is my UTORid? — This article shows you how to locate your UTORid.

Activate your UTORid — This article outlines how to activate your UTORid.

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UTORid Password Management

IMPORTANT: Set up your options for the new UTORid password reset tool — This article provides instructions on setting up options for the UTORid password reset tool.

Forgotten UTORid password — This article provides possible solutions when you have forgotten your UTORid password.

Reset your UTORid password — Once you have set up the password reset tool, you can reset your UTORid password if you have forgotten it.

Change your contact option for the Password Reset Tool — If you chose SMS text message or alternate email, you can change this to a different option yourself.

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UTORid Service Eligiblity

Depending on your affiliation with the University (Undergraduate Student, Graduate Student, Faculty, Alumni, etc) you will be eligible different services which use the UTORid as login credential.

Click here for a table outlining who is eligible for what services.

Services Utilizing UTORid

Below is a list of the services that require a UTORid and password. However, you may not be eligible for all of these services.

ACORN — ACORN accounts are used for course selection and academic and financial records. The Help Desk can assist with login issues. If you are locked out of ACORN you will need to contact your registrar's office.

Blackboard/Portal — The Portal is a legacy service for students and faculty to access course material. As of Aug 31, 2018, the Blackboard Portal will no longer be available and all courses will be delivered in Quercus.

Computer access on campus — Computer Access Facilities are located in many libraries around campus. They offer workstations with full Internet access.

Library online resources — U of T has subscriptions to many electronic resources, which you can access with your UTORid or library barcode.

QUERCUS (CANVAS) — Quercus is U of T's new learning management engine (LME), powered by Canvas. This new learning and teaching environment is replacing the Portal. It allows for the integration of other educational technology tools and greater pedagogical flexibility.

TCard+ — Your TCard is more than just your ID or Library card. With TCard+ now available at the St. George Campus, students, faculty and staff can swipe and pay using their existing TCard for goods and services across the St. George and Scarborough Campuses of the University of Toronto.   

UTmail+ for Students — UTmail+ is the student email and calendar service at the University of Toronto. The service is powered by Microsoft’s Office 365 platform and supports integrated email, calendaring, contacts and task lists.

UTmail+ for Faculty, Librarians and Staff  — UTmail+ powered by Office 365 is the new comprehensive online e-communication and collaboration service for faculty, librarians and staff that supports integrated email, calendaring, contacts, task lists and many other features. 

UTORexchange — UTORexchange is a legacy email service for faculty, librarians and staff which includes integrated email, calendar and contacts services. UTORexchange accounts are currently being migrated to UTmail+.

UTORmail — UTORmail is a legacy email service originally provided to University of Toronto faculty, librarians, staff and students. UTORmail accounts are currently being migrated to UTmail+.

UTORweb — UTORweb provides space on U of T's web server for personal webpages, pictures, word-processing documents, etc. You can use it to share documents with others, or you can use it as a way to save and access documents from any computer connected to the Internet.

UTORvpn — Access to certain resources is restricted to computers connected on the UofT campus network. To allow access to these resources from outside the campus network, faculty, staff, and graduate students can use the UTORvpn (Virtual Private Network) service.

Wireless internet access — The campus wireless network (UTORcwn) provides wireless internet access around campus.  

Additional Accounts at U of T

Note: The Help Desk does not provide support for the types of accounts listed below.

ROSI Alumni Transcripts — ROSI Alumni Transcripts is a service for alumni to view their academic history, request transcripts and reset their PIN. 

Department-specific accounts — These accounts may be used for departmental resources. For information on these accounts, please contact your department.