IAS Computing: Sponsored Accounts

All active IAS scholars and staff have the ability to sponsor network access for their family or associates who might need access to authenticated campus IT services.  

Creating A Sponsored Account

  1. Log in to UpdateMe
  2. Locate the Sponsored Accounts tile, and click Register Accounts
  3. On the Sponsored Accounts page, click Add an Account
  4. Provide the required information and click Add
  5. To complete the account setup, an email is sent to the "sponsoree" at the address provided in Step 4

You can repeat this process to create additional sponsored accounts.  

What Sponsored Accounts Provide

Sponsored Accounts provide access to the following services:

  • Eduroam wireless network
  • Authenticated sections of the IAS.edu website
  • IAS Library resources
  • OpenVPN
  • Appointment scheduling via Appointments Plus
  • Zoom
  • Ability to register additional devices on the IAS member housing network (e.g. game consoles, audio speakers, etc.)

All sponsored account access will expire when the sponsor's access expires.