Visitor Accounts-Computing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Visitor Accounts

Determine which account type is appropriate for your visitor(s). Please note, these accounts do not have access to software downloads.

Type of Account Eligibility Length of Account Provided Benefits
No account required - network access only Visitors on campus who need network access for email, web browsing, etc.
90 day maximum
  • Network access
Guest Visitors/participants in special programs or conferences on campus requiring a temporary userID Short Term (5 months or less)
  • Clusters Access
  • Email Account
  • Network Access
Personal Sponsored Visitors not affiliated with the university but who are conducting university-related work Appropriate for long-term needs
  • Cluster Access
  • Email
  • File Storage (AFS)
  • Network Access
  • Web Publishing