University Identification Number (UID)
A University Identification Number (UID) is assigned to faculty, staff, and university affiliates. Every member of the Boston University community is identified by his or her unique nine-digit code.
All staff and Faculty, including Temporary staff and faculty, are assigned a BUID as part of the hiring action – once the SAP hire form is approved. To obtain a BUID for guests/affiliates, please request as follows:
To request a UID number for…
Submit requests to…
|Non-temporary Staff or Faculty||Complete the appropriate hire form in BUworks. If working with a recruiter, they will complete the hiring form in BUworks on your behalf.|
|Terrier temps or temporary agency personnel,
Contractors and Consultants, and all other
affiliates of the University
|Information Services & Technology
Please submit a request to fill out a Guest Sponsorship Form. Select “Guests” on the Accounts web page.