ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier (the ORCID iD) that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized.
Registering for an ORCID (or connecting one to your Illinois NetID) is a quick process (approx. 30 seconds) that can be initiated by clicking on the button below. Note that, if you have an existing ORCID , you will be asked to enter either your 16-digit or an email that is currently associated with the
The registration process will look similar to one of the options below, depending on whether:
you are registering for a new ORCID (example A), or
you already have an ORCID and are connecting it to your NetID (example B).
(optional—link your NetID to your ORCID record) Return to the ORCID sign-in screen (https://orcid.org/login) and select “Institutional account”. Search for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
On the ORCID sign-in screen, select “Institutional account” and search for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Your ORCID iD will now be displayed in the University’s web directory. Refer to the following pages of this guide for more information on adding content to and maximizing the use of your ORCID record.