New Faculty Orientation

Pre-Orientation Activities

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First step is to complete and turn in new hire paperwork as instructed  by your department. Once your college turns in the paper work to the Office of the Provost, a Rocket Number will be generated. Your Rocket number serves as UT identification number.  Once you have a Rocket number you can take steps to get your UTAD email account set‐up which will take 48‐72 hours to activate.  Your UTAD account information will be needed to conduct other university business.

Pre-orientation business you can take care of online prior to the start of the semester:



UTAD Account

Your University of Toledo Authentication Domain (UTAD) account provides authenticated access to most of the University’s computing services using a single username and password combination. Once you have your Rocket Number, you will be able to activate your account.

To activate your account use your Internet browser to go to:

MyUT Portal

The MyUT Portal, at, is the one-stop location for most of your online computing needs at The University of Toledo. You'll use it to get class lists, enter final grades, check your vacation and sick time, get your check stubs, view personal info, get to E-mail, and much more.

In order to login to MyUT, you need an active UTAD account, a computer with Internet access, and a recent version of a Web browser.


The University of Toledo provides its faculty and staff with an e-mail account. The e-mail address is in the form (e.g., You can access your e-mail on the Web from MyUT Portal or Outlook Web Access.


The Rocket Card is the official University of Toledo Identification Card. The Rocket Card is multifaceted in its uses; it provides students and employees safe, quick access to campus services as well as having a debit card feature. 

Employee Identification On-line Automated Submission Process: This tool allows staff a convenient and time efficient process for requesting their ID badge, regardless of the reason. 

Employees Tab:  Log into your MyUT, click on "Request New/Replacement Rocket Card", which you will find under "Other Services."


There are several convenient ways for you to get to the online form to register your vehicle for parking. Before you begin the process, please have your vehicle registration in front of you. You will be entering information from this vehicle registration into the online parking form. 


The University of Toledo invites you to sign up for UT Alert, the University's emergency notification system.


Last Updated: 6/23/20