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International Students' Guide to the Dalhousie Libraries

What is a NetID?

Your NetID gives you access to your Dalhousie email, to computer labs, Brightspace (the Universities' Learning Management System, LMS), to off-campus access to Library e-resources, and to other services at Dalhousie.

Your NetID is usually 2 letters from your name, followed by 6 numbers. Example: xy999999

One of the first things you should do is to activate your NetID.

The NetID & Password webpage is the place to go to:

A screenshot of the NetID and Password page on the Dalhousie University website.

  • Activate or lookup your NetID. Activating your NetID is a one-time process and only takes a few minutes.
  • Change your Password
  • Reset a forgotten or expired Password

You Need Your Net ID + Password for Off-Campus Access to Dal Libraries' Electronic Resources

A screenshot of the Off-Campus login screen. You must login to this page for access to Dal Libraries' electronic resources..