Computer Accounts

New York University (NYUHome) Accounts

Upon admission, all NYU students are assigned NYU NetID accounts. Your NetID account can be activated by opening a web browser and connecting to:
You will be prompted with instructions from there. Your userID for this account is your NetID, which is printed on the back of your NYU photo ID card.

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences (CIMS) Accounts

All CS and Math graduate students are eligible for Courant computer accounts. To obtain a CIMS account, please go to the Courant Computer Account page.

Visiting students from other departments, undergraduates taking graduate classes and students who have not otherwise been issued a password must specifically request an account by sending an email to Jennifer Conlan Darlington:

The body of your message should contain the following information:

Lastname, Firstname
University ID number (such as N12345678)
Program or class currently enrolled in

For more information regarding general computing resources at Courant, go to

Department Mailing Lists

Directions for subscribing to the following mailing lists are posted at

Please note that you must subscribe using your CIMS or NYUHome account. is a list that the department uses to post educational, research and job opportunities. To subscribe or learn more about the opportunities mailing list visit:

Employers wanting to post jobs or internships to the list must first post their job on NACElink through the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development:
Once the employer has been given a job number, the employer may forward it to the department along with the job or internship posting to be circulated. is open to all department members and is used to post announcements and queries of potential interest to the Computer Science Department community. To subscribe or learn more about the CSchat mailing list visit: is used to announce talks and seminars in our department and related fields. To subscribe or learn more about the Colloq mailing list visit:

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