Creating an Onyen
Description: Click the navigation arrows to scroll through images for Creating an Onyen.   Once you have created your Onyen, most services that require an Onyen to access will be available to you immediately. There are, however, a few Onyen services that will not be available for several hours. You will need to sign up for […]
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Onyen Password Challenge-Response Questions FAQs
Description: What is the Password Challenge Response System? The Onyen Password Challenge-Response System is a service UNC provides for student, faculty and staff members who have forgotten their Onyen passwords and wish to reset them without physically coming to the IT Response Center, faxing over proof of identity (see PDF Form), or calling 919-962-HELP (4357) or […]
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Onyen and Password FAQs
Description: What is an Onyen? Onyen is the name for UNC’s campus-wide identifier that you can use to gain access to various electronic resources on campus. Although it is a word, you can think of it as an acronym for the “Only Name You’ll Ever Need.” The distinctive name is intended to prevent confusion with the […]
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How do I get a UNC e-mail account?
Description: Before you can get an email account, you must first have a UNC PID (personal identification number) and you must be actively affiliated with UNC-Chapel Hill. Typically, being actively affiliated means that you are enrolled as a student in a course of study or you are a member of the faculty or staff. Information on […]
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UNC Guest ID
Description: What is a UNC Guest ID? A UNC Guest ID is a web portal login that may be used to access applications, content and more. A UNC Guest ID offers limited access compared to an Onyen ID. Individuals who have an Onyen ID do not need a Guest ID, and should use their Onyen to […]
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Onyens & Guest IDs
Description: What is an Onyen? An Onyen is a UNC-Chapel Hill campus-wide identifier that allows access to various electronic resources on campus. Onyen is an acronym for the Only Name You’ll Ever Need. To access student services, including financial aid information, a student MUST have an Onyen. Who has an Onyen? All members of the UNC-Chapel […]
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About the Onyen
Description: Table of Contents What is the Onyen? Affiliation Requirements Single Onyen Policy Research Accounts Ethical Standards ONYEN® Terms of Agreement Legal, Ethical, and University Policy Prohibitions Consequences of Misuse Additional Disk Space First_Last Email Aliases Forgotten Passwords Password Integrity Renaming an Onyen Onyens and Data Expiration Onyen Compromises More Information What is the Onyen? The […]
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How long will my Onyen account stay active after I graduate?
Description: Your Onyen, along with access to your files, email, and computing services may end at any time after your affiliation with the University ends. Before you graduate, please be sure to remove or transfer any data you need to keep.
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Password Change Checklist (List of Onyen-Authenticated Services)
Description: Changing your Onyen password does not automatically change the password for all the other services you may access from your computer. You may have used the same password for other services, such as logging onto your computer, logging into your departmental server, the campus calendar system, or even or eBay. You need to decide […]
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After creating an Onyen, how long does it take before an individual can log on to their Isis home directory?
Description: After the Onyen creation process is completed, the user must log into the Subscribe to UNC Onyen Services page with their Onyen and password. Under Unsubscribed Services on the right, clicking the ISIS button (AFS file space – will set up the user’s AFS home directory. The user’s new ISIS directory login will become […]
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