A Solis-id is a user name which, together with a password, gives access to Utrecht University services.

SOLIS-ID

Staff and students of Utrecht University automatically receive their Solis-id. In combination with a password, the Solis-id (for instance smith001) allows access to library and IT services. For instance:

New staff members and students will receive their Solis-id and password in two separate emails to their private email addresses.

SOLIS PASSWORD

The Solis password is used in combination with the Solis-id.

The password needs to be changed every six months. You will receive a reminder of the expiration date of the password by email. You can change the password via the Password Manager.

Forgotten your password or have you not received it? Restore the password yourself via the Password Manager. (Click on "Forgot Password?").

 

SOLIS-ID FOR GUESTS, EMERITI, AGENCY STAFF, VISITING LECTURERS

Emeriti, temporary workers and visiting lecturers

Please contact the personnel department of your faculty or unit.

No student or staff member of Utrecht University?

A guest account (guest Solis-id) allows you to use the IT facilities and services of the library. You must apply for a guest account at the service desks of the university library. Please bring a valid proof of identity. This Solis-id only gives access to search engines and electronic journals when you are in the library (you have no access from home). Check out the information about online access for guests.

UMC ACCOUNTS

UMC staff have a UMC account and may apply for a Solis-id to use additional services. Read more about UMC accounts.

TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT (STAFF MEMBERS)

Three-month grace period

As soon as your employment at the university ends, you will be informed by email about the ‘grace period.’ This means that the Solis-id expires after 90 days (three months). However, immediately after the termination of your employment you will no longer have off-campus access to electronic publications and search engines of the library. You will need a guest Solis-id to still make use of the IT facilities and services of the library (see the tab: Solis-id for guests).

Grace period expired?

When the grace period has expired you can no longer use the services for which you needed a Solis-id. Also your email address will be closed. However, you can apply for a guest Solis-id in the university library giving you access to the IT facilities and services of the library). See the tab: Solis-id for guests.

END OF STUDY (STUDENTS)

Six-month grace period

As soon as your study at the university ends, you will be informed by email about the ‘grace period’. This means that your Solis-id expires after 180 days (six months). However, immediately after the end of your study you will no longer have off-campus access to electronic publications and search engines of the library. To consult electronic material you must come to the library (see the tab: Solis-id for guests)

Grace period expired?

When the grace period has expired you can no longer use the services for which you needed a Solis-id. Also your UU Gmail email address will be closed. However, you can apply for a guest Solis-id  in the university library which gives you access to the IT facilities and services of the library (see the tab: Solis-id for guests).

ANY QUESTIONS? NEED SUPPORT?

For instance, did you not receive your Solis-id or Solis password? Please contact us. IT manuals can be found on our manuals website.