Computing Services

Request USM Network Access

This page is used to request USM network accounts. USM network accounts are used to login to the administrative computers in the University offices, print to the network printers in University offices, access departmental common network drives, and use USM's GroupWise email system.

Note: USM network accounts are not used to access MaineStreet and Blackboard. These resources require a University of Maine System account.

To request a USM network account, please submit the following information to IT Network Services. Submit a separate request for each person who requires a new ID. All fields marked "Required" must be filled.

I. Tell us what the person needs to be able to do. Must select at least one...

drive paths

Please list below any Additional network drive paths that This ID will need access to.

We need the FULL path, like the example above, not just the Drive Letter.

example COMMON (\\USM1\USER1\DOIT) (N:):

Note: All employees have an email account with an '' address. We generally recommend fulltime faculty and staff also have GroupWise Mailboxes, but only if they wish to use it as their primary email account. Part-time faculty or student employees should only get a GroupWise Mailbox if they require access to the proxy or group calendaring features of GroupWise.