PUNet ID and Password

Provided To

Staff, Faculty, Students, and Alumni


PUNet ID is the username and associated password used to log on to almost all Pacific University computers and online resources.  PUNet IDs are provided to all Staff, Faculty, Students, and Alumni (after 1992). The Account and Email Address Policy knowledge base article has more information on who gets an account the various resources the accounts have access to.

If you would like to request a sponsored account you can request that by clicking "Request Sponsored Account", please read the Creating A Sponsorship Request knowledge base for more information.

For password resets you can click on "Password Reset" to be taken to our self service reset tool or you can connect with the helpdesk either through a phone call at 503-352-1500 or connect with us via Zoom (5033521500) M-F 8a-5p. The Pacific University Helpdesk will need to do a live verification of your identity before providing you with an alternative way to access your account. 

If an account hasn't authenticated in 90 days the account is automatically locked. The Helpdesk can also unlock or reactivate locked or inactive accounts.

Note: As of 1/2/2024, newly created PUNet IDs will utilize a new format of one letter, six digits and one letter, e.g. a123456b.

UIS Support Level

Fully Supported

Timing Factors

Account creation and changes (ie. admit to deposit) happens within an hour of the change being made in Colleague during normal business hours.

Account reactivation usually take about 5 minutes to complete, but some systems may take longer to identify that the account has been reactivated.

More Information

First Time Login

Employees Leaving Pacific University

Reset Password Request Sponsored Account


Service ID: 50645
Wed 10/27/21 11:21 AM
Mon 11/20/23 9:43 AM

Service Offerings (2)

Self Service Reset Password Tool
Self Service Reset Password Tool
Request a Sponsored Account
Link to request a sponsored account