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Request Sponsorship for a SUNet ID: Stanford Medicine

Your SHC User ID (SID) or SCH network login provides access to many system resources. A Stanford University Network (SUNet) ID is required to access some Stanford University websites and applications.

Who needs sponsorship for a SUNet ID

If you are an employee of any of the following organizations and you require a SUNet ID,  you will need to request SUNet ID sponsorship:

  • Stanford Health Care (SHC)
  • Stanford Children's Health (SCH)
  • University HealthCare Alliance (UHA)
  • Packard Children’s Health Alliance (PCHA)
  • Care Counsel
  • Valley Care
  • Contractors at any of these organizations

SUNet IDs may be sponsored for up to one year. If you need SUNet ID services to continue beyond a year, you must request sponsorship again. You can check the status of your sponsorship by logging into Sponsorship Manager with your SUNet ID and password.

Note: You can access online materials from the Lane Library website with your SID or SCH network login; a SUNet ID is not required. To learn more about eligibility requirements, visit  Who Can Use Lane.

How to request sponsorship

Follow the directions below to request SUNet ID sponsorship.

  1. Gather the following information:
    • Legal full name
    • SHC User ID (SID) or SCH network login
    • Date of birth
    • Email address
    • Phone number
    • Reason SUNet ID is required
    • Your SUNet ID (If you have one)
  2. Take one of these steps:
    • Complete the online request for SUNet ID sponsorship, or
    • Call the UIT Service Desk and provide the Service Desk representative with the information that you gathered:
      • Stanford Health Care, University HealthCare Alliance (UHA), Care Counsel, Valley Care: (650) 724-4357 / 4HELP
      • Stanford Children's Health and Packard Children's Health Alliance (PCHA): (650) 725-4357 / 5HELP

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Last modified January 29, 2020