University of Oregon

UO Accounts: Duck ID & UO ID Number

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At the University you have at least two "usernames":

  1. Duck ID
  2. UO ID Number

Your Duck ID is for general use; it is used for logging into Canvas, UOnet (wireless internet), e-mail, VPN and nearly everything other than Duckweb. Your UO ID Number is used for Duckweb and is separate from your Duck ID.

Duck ID

Your Duck ID is the part of your UO email that comes before the "@uoregon.edu" (example: username@uoregon.edu). If you don't have an UO email account, it is likely that you still need to claim your Duck ID.

Claim Your Duck ID

If you are new to the university you can claim your account by visiting duckid.uoregon.edu. Click on the Claim Your DuckID link and follow the instructions. You will need your UO ID Number and your PAC. (Your PAC is the password you use to log in to DuckWeb. For more information on your UO ID Number and PAC, see the UO ID Number section). 

If you are admitted for: You can claim your Duck ID on:

Fall term
(assuming your Intent to Register form
has been submitted and processed)

First day of Spring term
Winter term First day of Fall term
Spring term First day of Winter term
Summer term First day of Spring term
 

During the claiming process, you will be asked to create answers for a set of security questions. Answer carefully. You will be asked to answer these questions if you reset your password in the future.

Also, during the claiming process, you will be asked for an alternate email address and/or an SMS (texting capable) phone number. You may choose to enter this information to be able to reset your password in the future.  

For video instructions, see How to Claim Your Duck ID.

Duck ID Password Information

The password associated with your Duck ID has several requirements to ensure a strong password that will help prevent unwanted access to your account.

valid password will be 8-127 characters long and have at least 3 of the 4 following:

  • one or more numbers (0-9)
  • one or more letters (abc...)
  • one or more upper-case letters (ABC...)
  • one or more special characters (!@#$%^&*)

A password cannot:

  • be one of your last 3 passwords
  • contain your email address or name, initials, Duck ID or UO ID number
  • be a common keyboard sequence (asdfghjk or qwertyui, for example)

Additionally, your password will expire every 180 days. One week before your password expires we will send you a notice via email, telling you when your password will expire and how to change it.

Change or Reset Your Duck ID Password

To change your password login at duckid.uoregon.edu and click the Manage Your DuckID link. For video directions, see How to Change Your Duck ID Password. If you don't remember your password, you can choose to reset it. To reset your password go to duckid.uoregon.edu and click the "Forgotten Password" link.

For video directions, see How to Reset Your Duck ID Password or How to Change Your Duck ID Password.

If you are unable to answer your security questions, see Other Ways to Reset Your Password.

UO ID Number

Your UO ID Number is the same as your student ID number. It starts with "95" and is 9 digits long (example: 950-00-0000). It is used for logging into Duckweb, where you can manage your classes, view your grades, pay bills and complete course evaluations. In a nutshell, Duckweb serves as the central management application for everything related to class registration and finances.

What's a PAC?

Your PAC ("Personal Access Code") is the password associated with your UO ID Number. It has the following restrictions:

  • must be exactly 6 characters long
  • may contain only alpha (A-Z / a-z) and numeric (0-9) characters
  • must have at least one alpha character
  • must have at least one numeric character
  • is case sensitive

Change or Reset your PAC

To change your PAC, you must log into Duckweb at duckweb.uoregon.edu. After logging in, go to Personal Information and click on the "Change PAC" link. If you don't know your PAC, you can reset it.

To reset your PAC, go to duckweb.uoregon.edu, enter your UO ID Number and click the "Forgot PAC?" button. You will be asked to answer your security question. If successful, you will be able to enter a new PAC for your account.

Forgot Your PAC

If you are unable to answer your security question, contact the Registrar at (541) 346-2935 or visit 220 Oregon Hall.