Getting Started for Faculty & Staff

Welcome to the University of Alabama in Huntsville!

As a UAH faculty or staff member, you have access to a variety of university resources to assist you throughout your professional career.

Follow the checklist below to ensure you’re set up for success.

1. Learn About Your Campus IDs

UAH Human Resources will provide you with your two campus IDs: your Charger ID and your A-number. Learn more about these IDs and when you’ll use them.

2. Access myUAH and Your UAH Email

2.1 Set Your Password

After receiving your campus ID information from HR, visit and follow the prompts to set your account password. This is the password you’ll use to log into both myUAH and your UAH email.

Remember! UAH passwords expire every 180 days. You’ll receive email notifications when your deadline is approaching. 

2.2 Log in to myUAH & Set Up Duo Security

Log into myUAH at using your Charger ID and password.

The first time you log in, you’ll be prompted to set up Duo 2-Factor Authentication. This multi-factor authentication service provides an additional layer of security for your account. Learn how to get started with Duo.

2.3 Update Your Information & Security Questions

After logging in to myUAH, update your contact information and add security questions. This will set you up for success the next time you need to reset your password.

Learn how to update your contact information.

Learn how to update your security questions.

2.4 Log in to Your UAH Email

Log into your UAH Email account at using your full email address ( and password.

2.5 Set Up Google 2-Step Verification

Similar to Duo, Google 2-Step Verification provides an additional layer of security for your account. This is required for all faculty and staff. Learn how to get started with Google 2-Step Verification.

2.6 Add Your Recovery Information

Adding recovery information to your Google account sets you up for success in case you ever can’t sign in. Learn how to set up a recovery phone number or email address in your UAH Google Email account.

3. Connect to UAH Internet

Once you arrive to campus, connect to the campus internet using eduroam, the campus-wide Wi-Fi service. Learn more about accessing UAH Wi-Fi.

4. Learning Technologies for Faculty & Staff

To learn more about learning technologies and other resources, visit the Enhanced Teaching & Learning Center (ETLC)’s Faculty & Staff Resources page.

5. Review UAH Technology Policies

Get to know the UAH Information Technology policies and procedures.

6. Get Help

Need help with a technological problem? Contact the OIT Help Desk!

Visit us in person at the Salmon Library, email us at, or call us at 256-824-3333. Learn more about all the ways you can get in contact with us.

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