Your NetID is used to gain access to online University services and resources. You should never give your NetID and password to anyone else as doing so can expose both your personal and confidential information and that of the University.
An increasing number of emails are being sent to Queen's University email addresses asking you to verify your NetID and password. These emails are hoaxes known as phishing attacks, and are fraudulent attempts to get you to reveal personal information.
No legitimate authority at Queen's will ever ask you to divulge your NetID password.
The following NetID practices are recommended by ITServices:
Remember that divulging your NetID password or other access control information for your accounts is a violation of the Queen's Computer User Code of Ethics.