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The University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) created the term "linkblue" to define a directory account (user id and password) which can be used when connecting to many campus-wide systems, including myUK, Canvas and myUK GPS (Graduation Planning System).

Your linkblue account is created within a business day of when, as a student you are accepted, or as an employee you are entered into payroll. The linkblue account must be activated to login to many services. Detailed instructions on activating an account are available on the Activating Your Account page. For further linkblue information, visit the Technology Help Center or the ITS Customer Services site.

Students, faculty, and staff should use their linkblue ID to sign in to Office 365 and Google Gmail (G Suite). To sign in to Office 365, use your username <linkblueID> and linkblue password. To sign in to G Suite, use your username will be <linkblueID> and G Suite password you set up in the Account Manager(  Additional information is available at