Getting started with your computer science account

Last Reviewed 2021-06-28


This article covers access to your CS account after it has been created.


Account And Password

Computer Science login and passwords are separate from your campus Onyen. Your Computer Science login will be the same as your Onyen, unless the login name is already taken. For new accounts, or if you are a current affiliate of UNC-CH, you can set/reset your password and check your Computer Science login name by going here: After your initial password is set, you can change your Computer Science password at


If you have problems obtaining your Computer Science login and password, please use the contact button on this page or email with your PID.


If you qualify for a Computer Science Google for Education account, you can login with your Computer Science login and password at When you login to Google, you must login with "".


Note: Please enable two step verification on Google as soon as you can. Your access to Google services will be limited when two step verification is disabled. See


Undergraduate Major Information

As of Fall 2016, undergraduate student accounts will not include a Google Apps For Education account.



Fully sponsored (1 FTE) research accounts receive a Google Apps for Education account, which includes Google services such as mail, docs, and calendar.

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