All active faculty, staff and students are issued a NetID. The NetID and password are used to login to most major WKU computer systems and services including, but not limited to, Blackboard, TopNet, WKU Portal, Email, Computer Labs, and WKU Wireless.
Faculty and Staff receive their NetID upon entry to the Banner Human Resources System after being hired. Students receive their NetID upon admission to WKU.
It is important to manage and protect your NetID and password. Your NetID password expires every 180 days, and you will be required to enter a new password. Do not share your NetID or password with anyone. Immediately contact the IT Helpdesk @ (270) 745-7000 or by live chat if you suspect your NetID or password is compromised.