Sponsored Temporary Account



Sponsored Temporary Accounts provide access to technology systems and services for campus contractors, vendors, guests, groups, etc.

KU departments and employees frequently host non-KU affiliated individuals and groups. Many of these circumstances create a need for a temporary online ID in order for the visitor to access campus services and computers. Examples of these circumstances include temporary workers, vendors, visiting scholar programs, summer workshops, community training programs, or various other types of sponsored events.

KU IT requires the Sponsored Temporary Account to be tied to the individual user, and the user must be sponsored by a campus department. Sponsorship is required to ensure the temporary account user follows acceptable use guidelines, as stated in KU's Acceptable Use of Electronic Information Resources policy.



To initiate the approval process for a KU Temporary Sponsored Account, please select the account request type below (log in required). After submission, KU IT Account Management staff will forward the request for IT security approval and contact you with access information. If you have questions prior to being contacted by KU IT Access Management, please call 785-864-8080.

Visitors with Temporary Sponsored Accounts

After your sponsor has requested a Temporary Sponsored Account on your behalf and received approval confirmation and an id number from KU IT, visit the KU Online ID set up page to set up your online ID and password.


Support is available through the KU Information Technology Customer Service Center: itcsc@ku.edu | 785-864-8080


Accounts and Access

Sponsored Temporary Account