Faculty & Staff Accounts


These are the two types of accounts commonly used by faculty & staff at UC San Diego, Active Directory and Business Systems.

Active Directory

Active Directory (AD) is for access to email (including Gmail), the UCSD-PROTECTED wireless network, Virtual Private Network (VPN), computer labs, Canvas, OneDrive, Google Drive, and Microsoft Teams.

Business Systems

Business Systems is for access to business tools such as the link family, MyServices, and other central applications. Some business systems / tools require prior authorization or training to access. 

If you still have questions or need additional assistance, please contact the ITS Service Desk. You can call us at (858) 246-4357, email us at support@ucsd.edu, or submit a ticket at support.ucsd.edu.