Request a courtesy account for a non-Miami individual


  • I need to request a courtesy account for a vendor
  • I want to request a courtesy account for a visiting professor
  • I want to request a courtesy account for a former faculty or staff member
  • I want to request a courtesy account so I can access my Miami email and retrieve files from Canvas
  • I am a contractor, and I don't have a Miami account
  • I need a UniqueID


  • 10218: Courtesy Account
  • 10262: Google Mail (email e-mail)
    • Miami Email
  • 398447: UniqueID
  • Employee Accounts


  • Courtesy accounts, also known as hosted accounts, provide technology resources for qualified non-Miami University individuals
    • The creation of a courtesy account will produce an Miami ID (UniqueID) and MUnet password for the individual
  • A Miami University faculty or staff member may request courtesy accounts on behalf of an individual who is not currently affiliated with the university


  • Visiting faculty: Ask the department chair of your current department with Miami to request a courtesy account for you
  • Temporary staff: Ask your current supervisor to request a courtesy account for you
  • Vendor: Ask a Miami faculty or staff member to request a courtesy account for you



  1. Go to Miami's courtesy account management page
  2. Click Login
  3. In the left panel, click the option to Request a Courtesy Account for a New Person
  4. Complete and submit your request for a new courtesy account
    • You will be notified when your request has been fulfilled



  • The requester is responsible for communicating the Miami UniqueID (username) and MUnet password to the courtesy account holder
  • The requester is also responsible for assuring that the requested account will be used in a manner that complies with the Responsible Use Policy


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Article ID: 17692
Fri 10/21/16 2:48 PM
Tue 2/12/19 10:16 AM
Can you resolve this issue yourself?
Can the end-user resolve the issue using the instructions given?
Or does the end-user need to request assistance from Miami UIT, a client office, or a vendor?
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