Carnegie Mellon University

Sponsored Accounts

Determine which account type is appropriate for your visitor. 

Type Description Term Service Eligibility
CMU-GUEST Visitors on campus who need network access for email and web browsing. 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)

Computer Labs
Network Access

Personal sponsored Visitors not affiliated with the university but who are conducting university-related work Appropriate for long-term needs

Computer Labs
Email (upon request)
File Storage (AFS)
Network Access
Web Publishing

Department sponsored Full-time permanent faculty or staff member representing the department - not for group access Appropriate for long-term needs Specific department purpose