Systems Guide for New Faculty and Lecturers

This is where you ACTIVATE your UCSBnetID. Your NetID will be your login credentials to just about every other system on campus (with a few exceptions). You may also reset your password and update your directory listing here. The complete campus directory is available online here: 

Many of our services require that you enroll in UCSB’s MFA system. To enroll, visit the above link and enroll via Push Notification.

UCSB uses Google for their email and collaboration services. Once your UCSBNetID is activated, your email will be with YourUCSBNetID being the UCSBNetID you selected. To logon, your credentials will be:

If a departmental email is issued, both email addresses will reach the same inbox. You will also have access to Google’s G Suite which includes calendar services, collaboration tools and more. For more information, visit 

  • Internet Access (Wireless)

Log on to the campus wireless network, “eduroam” using your NetID and password in this format:

If another higher education institution is also using eduroam, you will be able to connect to their network as well. If you prefer to have a wired internet connection, it must be requested by sending your computer’s MAC address and your office to

For a full guide on how to connect with your device, please visit our “How to connect to eduroam” guide.

You can use eGrades to view enrollment, waitlists, provide approval codes, enter final grades, and download your class list.

Use Canvas to create a course website, administer online assessment tools, and communicate with students. You can find Canvas best practices resource page at

To access media equipment in a general assignment classroom (a room NOT controlled by HASC), you will need to contact Classroom Services located in the Instructional Development Office in Kerr Hall to obtain log in credentials and a podium key. To find out what type of media equipment your assigned classroom has, you can search the provided table in the website above.

The University has a legal obligation to provide appropriate accommodations for disabled students. It is likely the Department Undergraduate Advisor will be the designated Proxy for coordinating accommodations, but it is prudent that you be aware of and familiar with the process.