Campus-Wide Login (CWL) is designed to give you access to UBC's online applications with the same username and password. A CWL account currently provides you with access to the Student Information System, the Library, myUBC, WebCT or BlackBoard Vista, and more...
CWL Account Types
There are three different CWL account types – each one intended for a particular segment of the UBC community:
Standard accounts are for students, staff, and faculty who have active employee or student ID numbers. Standard accounts grant access to free anti-virus, UBC Wireless and VPN.
CWL guest accounts are available for people who have a relationship with UBC, but do not have UBC-issued employee or student ID numbers, such as:
- Visiting faculty
- Faculty emeritus
- Distance education instructors
- Sessional instructors
- Consultants and contractors
- Non-UBC wireless network users
- UBC-located conference goers
Guest accounts grant access to UBC Wireless, VPN, and other online services.
CWL basic accounts are for people who wish to use RISe or myCV and who are not eligible for a standard or guest account.
Basic accounts can't access UBC Wireless, VPN, and other online services.
Extended Learning and Affiliated Accounts
These accounts are for people from eligible Extended Learning courses or UBC affiliated institutions and have a corresponding UBC-issued ID numbers. Basic accounts can't access UBC Wireless, VPN, and other online services.