Account Types

Most users in the life sciences are issued three sets of credentials for accessing IT resources. Please refer to our FAQs for instructions on how to get accounts. Each account controls access to a different set of services:

Windows (ADS domain)

This account controls access to:

  • Windows-based computers on the Life Sciences Network
  • Lab Network Attached Storage (NAS) drives
  • Departmental SharePoint web sites and other network resources
  • Login for the following wireless networks (LifeSciGadget and LifeSciBUILDINGNAME)
  • Personal Web Sites
  • File Sharing (departmental shares, personal shares, etc.)
  • Self-Service Tools
  • LSCG online help request form

UCSBNetID

This account controls access to: