New Students: How to Claim Your Duck ID Account


Your Duck ID account username and password are the primary way you will log in to UO technology services such as email, Wi-Fi, department computers, and more. To start using your Duck ID, you first need to complete the account claim process.

When You Can Claim Your Duck ID

Undergraduate and Graduate

You must accept your admission before you can claim your Duck ID. Please wait two business days after you accept to attempt to claim.



Below are the earliest dates you will be able to claim.

Account Claiming Schedule
Admission Term Account Claiming Begins
Spring 2024 January 8, 2024
Summer 2024 April 1, 2024
Fall 2024 April 1, 2024
Winter 2025 September 30, 2024
Spring 2025 January 6, 2025


Before you can claim your Duck ID, you must first submit your second deposit. Please allow up to a week after submitting your second deposit to claim your account.

If you have questions about your admission status or deposit you can contact Law Admissions by email.

How to Claim Your Duck ID

To claim your Duck ID, you will need your UO ID number (starts with 95) and access to the email you used to apply. 

  1. Go to Duck ID Account Management.
  2. Click Claim Your Duck ID.
  3. Enter your 95#.
  4. Go to the email address indicated to retrieve your PIN.
  5. Enter PIN.
  6. Click banner: Please review the university policy for acceptable use of computing systems.
  7. Read and accept the Terms of Service.
  8. Click banner: Please enroll security questions.
  9. Complete four standard and two user defined questions. 
    • Answers are not case-sensitive.
  10. Click Update.
  12. You will see a pop-up window: Claim a Duck ID account.
  13. Select a Duck ID from the drop down options.
    • The selected Duck ID will also be your email address.
  14. Click Next.
  15. Enter a password and confirm
    • Requirements will turn green as they are met.
  16. Click Submit.
  17. You will see the message Your request was successfully submitted, then this enrollment task is complete.
  18. You are done, and can logout.

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