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. Access to computing resources allows them 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?
To obtain a sponsored account with the UofM, the requester will need to work alongside a full-time University employee. The full-time employee should submit the information based on the type of account. To make a service request, please include: Name, Affiliation, UUID or last 4 of SSN, and personal email address. You will also need to include date of birth and the begin/end date of sponsorship. Note: the personal email address will be used to contact the sponsored user with an account code. He/she can then initialize the account and set up a password via iAM.memphis.edu.