Accounts

VisIn order to function with University and SSW systems, certain accounts must be created.  The following procedures exist for obtaining accounts for specific types of users

New Faculty (Full- and Half-time) and Staff

Prior to creating these accounts, users should have a BUID number.  If not, please contact the School to obtain this number.  New Faculty/Staff should follow the following sequence to get set up.

  1. Create ACS Account
  2. Contact SSWIT and report the new users BU login (BU email without the @bu.edu).
  3. Once this information is received, SSWIT it will add the user to the AD Network.  Notification will be sent and…
  4. User will complete SSWWebNew and Contact SSWIT to confirm that process has been completed.
  5. SSWIT will initiate the creation of an Exchange Account and then contact the user to change email forwarding:
    • User will go to E-mail Forwarding Settings
    • ACS Mail should be changed to forward to bulogin@ad.bu.edu, where bulogin is the user’s login name.
    • The answer to Keep a copy of incoming mail on ACS? should be NO.
    • BU Mail should also be changed to forward to bulogin@ad.bu.edu, where bulogin is the user’s login name.
  6. SSWIT will arrange a visit to configure Microsoft Outlook on the user’s primary computer. Immediate access to Exchange accounts is available through Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access.

Part-time Faculty and Faculty Advisors

Prior to creating these accounts, users should have a BUID number.  If not, please contact the School to obtain this number.  New faculty  and Advisors follow the following sequence to get set up.

  1. Create ACS Account

Others (Email and Server)

Other users who require access to SSW resources or the file server will need to be sponsored by SSW:

  1. Request a guest account
  2. If server access is necessary, the SSW sponsor must then fill out the network request form.
  3. Once this information is received, SSWIT it will add the user to the AD Network.

Others (Server Only)

Other users who require access to SSW resources or the file server will need to be sponsored by SSW:

  1. Request a “Server Only Account” by Contacting SSWIT.
  2. If server access is necessary, the SSW sponsor must then fill out the network request form.
  3. Once this information is received, SSWIT it will add the user to the AD Network.