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The following are eligible for an account for the College of Engineering:

  • All Faculty teaching in the College of Engineering
  • All Staff Members in a College of Engineering Department
  • Researchers in a College of Engineering Department
  • Students taking a College of Engineering Course

Faculty/Staff/Research Members

Faculty and staff members with a College of Engineering account can invite users or new staff/faculty members using the Request an account invitation link at https://accounts.engr.ucsb.edu/.

If you are a new faculty, staff, or researcher, you will need your PI or your department management officer to submit an invitation for your account.

Please refer to Account Process for more information.

Graduate Students

If you are a graduate student who is working or researching with a Professor in a College of Engineering Department, you will need to have your PI or Professor using the Request an account invitation link at https://accounts.engr.ucsb.edu/.

Please refer to Account Process for more information.

A College of Engineering Account is required to do invitations.

If you do not have a College of Engineering Account as a Professor (Assistant or otherwise), please contact your Department and have them invite you using the Request an Account invitation link at https://accounts.engr.ucsb.edu.

Students

Enrolled Students - As per directions from your instructor, you should be able to make an account by going to https://accounts.engr.ucsb.edu/create and using your UCSBNetID to create your account.  If you are a returning or continuing student, you do not need to do this.

Enrolled students are eligible to create their College of Engineering Account only 2 weeks prior to the beginning of the Quarter.

If you are a new student coming in, please wait until 2 weeks prior to the beginning of the quarter before inquiring about creating a College of Engineering Account

If you just enrolled, it may take up to 24 hours before our system will recognize you are eligible to create an account. Please try again the next day.

Extension Students - You will need contact help@engineering.ucsb.edu to make a request for an account if you have not received an Account Invitation.  You will also need to provide information of Proof of Enrollment in the course.

Extension Students who need an Account...

International or Education Abroad Program Students - You should be able to create your account through the Create an Account link.

If you are not an International or Education Abroad Program Student, you will NOT be able to use the Create an Account link, but must provide a Proof of Enrollment for the course you need a College of Engineering account.

The Proof of Enrollment would be an invoice from Extension.

Crashing/Adding Students - If you are a student who is crashing/adding the course, ECI can only create a temporary account that will usable for the first 5 weeks of the quarter.  After which, you will need to be enrolled in the course or provide proof you are enrolled in the course in order to have it extended to the end of the quarter.

NOTE

Students crashing a course who need an account - You will NOT be able to use the Create an Account link, as the system relies on you being enrolled via the GOLD system.

Students crashing the course will also not be considered valid by the system due to not being in an eligible class yet. 

You will need to go to your first lab section to get an account set up or schedule a time with an ECI Support person to set up an account in person.