NetID for Affiliates - Registration Process (Patron View)
This KB is meant to serve ad documentation to help guide patrons and UW affiliates on the NetID registration process.
Step 1: Receive email from Manifest Groups System (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please note that the invitation has an expiration date listed in the email and occurs 14 days after the email is sent.
Step 2: Click on link in the email
Step 3: Accept invitation
Step 4: Answer a question regarding having at UW-Madison NetID. IMPORTANT: If you have ever had a UW-Madison NetID (such as if you are former staff or student), please choose “Yes”. You will be prompted to log in with your NetID and password. If you have forgotten your NetID or password, you will be given options to recover it.
Step 5: Complete the form with email, name, and birth date. Click “Accept invitation”. This will result in an informational screen directing you to watch your email for the next step.
Step 6: Receive second email from Manifest Groups System (email@example.com). Click on the link to activate your UW-Madison NetID.
Step 7: Review and accept UW-Madison IT Compliance Agreement. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to click “I ACCEPT” and click next.
Step 8: Review and acknowledge the Terms of Service for NetID. Scroll to the bottom and click “I Understand”.
Step 9: Set account recovery questions for your account. You may want to write down or save your answers. To recover your password, you will need all 3 answers. They are not case sensitive.
Step 10: Choose a Password
Passwords chosen must
be a minimum of eight (8) characters in length
be memorized; if a password is written down, it must be stored in a secure place
contain at least one (1) character from three (3) of the following categories:
DO YOUR BEST NOT TO FORGET YOUR PASSWORD.
Password reset can only be accomplished through the DoIT Help Desk. The Libraries will not be able to assist with this task.
Step 11: View your NetID account Information. This information will also be emailed to you in a summary email.
Step 12: Confirm your recovery email address. Click on the link in your email to confirm your recovery address. When prompted, enter your NetID and password.