GoArmyEd - Your Bama ID & E-Mail

Bama ID

You will be assigned a University of Alabama Campus Wide Identification (CWID) number and a myBama account. myBama is a new interactive website for University of Alabama students, faculty, and staff.  myBama provides access to email, personal calendars, course information, campus news, and more, all the time, from anywhere in the world.

Correspondence and/or requests from Undergraduate Admissions will be sent to your myBama e-mail.

Please keep your CWID confidential:  only share it with trusted individuals such as your parents/guardian or spouse to whom you would voluntarily give access to your records.

Setting Up Your myBama Account

You will follow these steps to set up your myBama account. Point your browser to myBama.ua.edu if you know your myBama password, login. If you do not know your password, follow the steps below.

  1. Click on the "Forgot your password?" link.
  2. Provide your last name and your assigned UA CWID.  If prompted for a PIN, use your birth date in MMDDYY format, e.g. September 12, 1985 is 091285.
  3. Read and agree to the terms of usage.
  4. Set up a security question and answer.
  5. Make changes to mail forwarding settings if you choose to do so.
  6. Choose a password.
  7. Make a note of your password.
  8. Return to myBama.ua.edu.

Sign in with your user id using the password you just created.

Your Bama Email Address

To access your Bama email, logon to myBama and click the e-mail icon in the upper right-hand corner.  If you have problems accessing or using your Bama e-mail account, please visit the UA Help Desk website at http://helpdesk.ua.edu for contact information and business hours. Please note that all University of Alabama communications will be sent to your Bama e-mail address. If you choose to use another e-mail address as your primary e-mail address, be sure to forward your Bama account to this alternative address so you do not miss out on important communications.