Accounts by Role - Students

You are strongly encouraged to activate your UofM email account as soon as possible (48 hours after accepting your offer of admission), and no later than 48 hours prior to registering for courses.


  • Registered for at least one course or program in the current term
  • Students who are registered in winter term and have active computer accounts can keep their accounts over the following summer terms

Accounts and Services

  • UMnetID - Claim your UMnetID, activate your email address and accounts through, IST's computer account management system, signUM:

    • Network access
      • wireless on campus
      • network ports on campus
    • JUMP web portal
    • UNIX login/ftp/telnet
      • internet access
      • software
      • disk space
      • printing
  • Student Active Directory - Claim your UMnetID and eligible services through IST's computer account management system, signUM
    • WiFi access
    • Use of computers in student labs
    • @myumanitoba e-mail
    • Office 365 Pro Plus application suite
    • Access to both local and cloud (OneDrive) file storage
    • Printing facilities
    • Access to computers in the Libraries (can also use Library ID)

*Systems not managed by IST include My Library, Aurora (contact the Student Registar's office)



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Fort Garry
123 Fletcher Argue
Mon - Fri: 8am to 8pm

230 Neil John Maclean Library
Mon - Fri: 8am to 4:30pm

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