Account Types

Online forms, account types, account renewal information.


Most users in the life sciences are issued two 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


This account controls access to:

  • Connect email / Gmail web interface
  • Connect calendar / Gmail web interface
  • Departmental reservation pages (rooms, equipment, etc.) AFTER September 16,2018
  • Misc other UCSB Services
  • eGrades and a host of other campus-level applications
  • Campus Wireless Internet
  • Updating personal entries in campus directory
  • Placing orders through the Campus Gateway Procurement System

 Help Request

Technical support and general inquiries.


How Do I Set Up a LSCG Account

Yes, it is free to get accounts. Fill out the account request form.

How Do I Get a UCSB NetID?

Contact your MSO to request a UCSBnetID. Visit the Identity and Collaboration FAQs for more details about this account.