CN - Community Network Accounts


  • What is a CN account?
  • Who is eligible for a CN account?
  • Is there a fee for a CN account?
  • How do I request a CN account?


  • Oregon State University
  • Employee, Student Employee


A Community Network (CN) account can be one of the following:

  • An OSU/ONID account with an Exchange mailbox attached that is supported by Community Network
  • An account in the CN domain created upon request by a CN-supported department
  • Less common: a "delegated" account in the ONID domain

Departments that are under contract for CN support may request a CN account for any person or resource they choose.

CN fees are department-based and depend on the number of staff and faculty at and above 0.3 FTE, plus associates. Student workers and graduate students are not counted. There is no fee for resource accounts.


To request a CN account, use one of the following forms:


For assistance, contact the Service Desk.


Article ID: 65901
Tue 10/23/18 1:04 PM
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