Accounts and Access
How to Get a Sponsored Account with the UofM
Sponsored Accounts provide individuals who are not formally affiliated with the university access to computing resources to support instructional research or administrative activities. Sponsored Accounts have a limited duration (recommended 1 year), but can be renewed as needed.
Who Can Request (or are eligible for) this Service?
Only available through the sponsorship of a Full-time employee or faculty.
How to Request Service?
To request a Sponsored Account, the full-time employee should submit a Service ticket at https://umhelpdesk.memphis.edu. Once logged in, select Request a Service > Account and Password > Sponsored Accounts.
What Information Is Needed to Fulfill Service Request?
In order to obtain a sponsored account with the UofM, the requester will need to work along side a full-time University employee. The full-time employee should submit the information based on the type of account. Typically, all service requests need: Name, Affiliation, UUID or Last 4 of SSN, personal email address (this email will be used to contact the sponsored user with an account code to initialize his/her account and set up his/her password via iAM.memphis.edu), Date of birth, and Begin and End date of sponsorship.