What is an Onyen?
Description: Onyen is the name for UNC’s universal log-in to gain access to various electronic resources on campus, especially UNC email. Although it is a word, you can think of it as an acronym for the “Only Name You’ll Ever Need.” Onyens are available to all members of the campus community — faculty, staff, and students alike. Every Onyen is associated […]
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WordPress: Affiliate ONYEN System
Description: Web.unc.edu requires all users to have an active Onyen in order to sign in. If you need to be an administrator or editor of a site on web.unc.edu, but are not a paid employee or an enrolled student at UNC, it is possible to become an “Other Affiliate” and get an Affiliate Onyen. These can be used by […]
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Creating an Onyen
Description: Once you have created your Onyen, most services that require an Onyen to access will be available to you immediately. Please visit What is an Onyen? for more information about the Onyen. However, there are a few Onyen Services that will not be available for several hours. You will need to sign up for Email […]
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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 Service Desk. This can be done by calling 919-962-HELP (4357) or 1-866-962-4457 (US and Puerto Rico) […]
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Onyen and Password FAQs
Description: Onyen What is an Onyen? Please visit the What is an Onyen? document. What are the supported browsers for the Onyen Services Site? Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer (IE, Version 9 – 11) Firefox (Version 23 – Current Version) Safari (Version 5 – Current Version) Chrome (Version 28 – Current Version) How do I find my […]
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Onyen & Guest IDs
Description: If you are looking for information about the onyen or Guest ID please visit the appropriate link below. What is an Onyen? What is a Guest ID?
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About the Onyen
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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 Amazon.com or eBay. You need to decide […]
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