About Your Western Identity
Your Western Identity is your key to central services at Western and consists of your User ID and Password. This identity is assigned to you upon application to Western as a student or when you become an active employee of the university and cannot be changed. Your Western Identity is used as a central authentication source, granting you access to a wide variety of services, such as:
- Office of the Registrar
- Web authentication to restricted Western sites
- General Student Computing Labs
- Calendar and Email - Convergence
- Social Science Network accounts
- WebCT Vista
- Western Financials
- Western Libraries
- Windows authentication to the Western domain
In order to use your identity you must activate it, click here to find out more.
At Western all students, student applicants, faculty and staff members are provided with a Western Identity.
Information Technology Services encourages everyone to protect their Western Identity. Never share your password with anyone. Click here to find out more about passwords.
Your Western Identity remains available to you as long as you are an active member of the university community.