University departments who are hosting short-term guests who need access to Baylor resources requiring a login (i.e., lab computers, printing services) are now able to arrange for those guests to have a temporary BearID. All accounts issued provide basic access to public computers on campus; additional access levels are available on a limited basis due to licensing and other restrictions. (If the guest only requires Internet access, they can request sponsored wireless access using BU-GUEST and do not need a temporary BearID.)
Guests require sponsorship from a campus department. The sponsor should be the same person serving as the primary contact for the guest while he or she is on campus.
Departments wishing to arrange a temporary BearID for guests should ensure that the following steps are completed at least two weeks before the account is needed:
Reviewed October 12, 2018