EID Concepts: Who needs a UT EID, and why?
The UT EID is an electronic identifier – your “user name” with The University of Texas at Austin. If you are associated with the university or if you need to complete online transactions with the university, you need a UT EID. A UT EID is not necessary to access public information online, such as the library catalog.
|If you are a...||You can use a UT EID to...|
|Prospective Student||Access MyStatus (including the Document Upload System, check your status, accept offers) and apply for on-campus housing.|
|Current Student||Register for classes, check grades, access online course information, pay bills, etc.|
|Faculty, Staff, or Visitor||Access payroll, benefit, and W-2 information, and use secure online services.|
|Parent or Guest||Sign up for campus visits and use the eProxy system, etc.|
|Former Student, Alumnus||Order transcripts, apply for re-admission, enroll in continuing and professional education.|
|Former Employee, Retiree||Access online benefit information, etc.|
|Other||Become a library patron, donate to the university, etc.|