Usernames and Passwords

Your Tufts Username (formerly called a UTLN or Universal Tufts Login Name) is a unique sequence of letters and numbers used to identify you to Tufts computer systems, networks and online services.
Use your Tufts Password with your Tufts Username to log in to email, the Tufts network, Tufts wireless, VPN, and many other university-wide systems.
Shibboleth is a behind-the-scenes system that provides secured single sign-on access to web applications at Tufts and, via the InCommon Federation (, at external institutions.
This wizard will help you fill in and send the network/email account request form, which is required to create email accounts, network accounts, and University ID's. Information collected in this process is only used in the creation of the account form.