Using your different Langara accounts


Whether you are a student or an employee, your Langara accounts give you access to:

  • Email (Office 365)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Computers on-campus
  • File access off-campus (myFiles)
  • Library Resources
  • Printing
  • U-Pass
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Brightspace by D2L

Below you will find the format of each account and what it is used for.

CAUTION: New students will not have access to their Computer User ID or Wi-Fi until one week before classes begin. It is important that you activate your Computer User ID before the start of classes in order to gain access to all the necessary systems. Students follow the instructions in this article. For new employees you also need to activate your Computer User ID before you can work with the college's systems. Employees, please follow the instructions in this article.

Computer User ID (CUID):

Student: jsmith99
Staff or faculty: jsmith

Computer User ID is used for:

  • Mac computers on Campus
  • myFiles ( - off-campus network file access
  • myLinux
  • PuTTY
  • Ricoh MFDs (Printers)


Staff or faculty:

Email is used for:

Langara ID

199999999 (a nine-digit number)

The Langara ID is used for:

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