What is a SUNet?

By: Jade SilveiraUpdated: March 11, 2021


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The SUNet ID is a unique 3-8 character account name that identifies you as a member of the Stanford community, with access to the Stanford University Network of computing resources and services. it's your unique identifier and/or login ID in many of Stanford's online systems.

Moreover, what is a SUNet ID?

The SUNet ID is an account name that identifies you, uniquely and permanently, as a member of the Stanford community. It is recorded in Stanford business systems and is visible to university employees.

Beside above, how do I get a SUNet ID at Stanford?

SUNet ID and password instructions:
  1. Locate the Stanford University ID number at the top of your admission letter.
  2. Go to
  3. Click Create a new SUNet ID.
  4. Select the first option (I have a University ID) and enter the requested information.
  5. Once chosen, your SUNet ID cannot be changed.

What is my Stanford ID number?

Where do I find my Stanford student ID number (SUID)? You can find your SUID number on on your acceptance letter from Dean Rick Shaw and on your Approaching Stanford Forms under your student photo.

How do I get a sponsor ID?

To set up your SUNet ID:
  1. Open the invitation email from your sponsor.
  2. On the Identify Yourself form, enter your last name and date of birth, then click continue.
  3. On the Choose Your SUNet ID page, type your desired SUNet ID.


How do I access my Stanford email?

To access your email account online, go to You will need to use your SUNet ID and password to log in. Starting May 16, Approaching Stanford, and the rest of the University, will only communicate with you via your Stanford email account, not your personal email account.

What is Suid number?

Your SUID is the original, unique identification number that you had as a student at Stanford. Non-alumni, such as parents of students, donors to Stanford, spouses and domestic partners of students and alumni, children of students and alumni, and faculty and staff members may also have SUID numbers.

Does Stanford require transcripts?

Stanford only requires transcripts (academic records) from postsecondary institutions you have attended for one year (i.e. three quarters or two semesters) or longer.

Where do I send my transcript to Stanford?

Instructions for sending these reports were included in your acceptance packet from the Office of Undergraduate Admission.
  • Mail: Stanford University | Office of Undergraduate Admission at Montag Hall | 355 Galvez Street | Stanford, CA 94305-6106.
  • Email: [email protected]