Key Features and Benefits
A UMNetID is an account name that uniquely identifies you as a member of the University of Manitoba community. It is visible in University of Manitoba business systems and reports and may be viewed by university staff. Your UMNetID and password supply your online credentials and allow you to access various online services and systems such as JUMP, UM Learn, E-Mail, and WIFI.

Getting Started
Visit and click 'Create UMnetID'. Fill out your last name, student/staff number, and your date of birth.

Follow through the next few steps, where you will need to:

  1. Read and Accept the Usage Agreement.
  2. Answer all security questions, in the event you need to reset your password.
  3. Set a password that meets the following conditions:
    • Consist of a minimum of 10 characters
    • Contain at least one of each of the following character types:
      • Upper case characters
      • Lower case characters
      • Numerical characters
    • Have a lifetime of one year
    • Be different from the previous 5 passwords
Please note that your password may be in the form of a passphrase - for example, "IamGr8erthanu."

When finished, you will get access to default computer accounts in the next 10 to 20 minutes. Optional resources can be claimed in SignUM.

For more information on what accounts are now available to you, click here.

Finally, be sure to:
Not tell anyone your password.

If you need further assistance you can view videos demonstrating the process.

For employees:

For students:

How to Add Resources


Available to
Students, Staff, Faculty

You must have a valid student ID or employee number. A student that accepts their offer of admission can activate their UMNetID after 48 hours. Employees must be processed through Human Resources.

No charge




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