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Associate Account Classes

There are many different types of associate member. These types are known as associate member classes in the identity management system. Each associate member class has a defined entitlement to a range of services.

Business, Enterprise and Community Classes

Associate
Class                  
Description                   IT Resources Provided                   Additional information which MUST be provided                          
Artists in Residence Class restricted to the School of Art and Design. Note: Artists in residence may also undertake some tutoring or lecturing responsibilities. Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (staff physical access and electronic resources), Blackboard. Date of Birth
Auditors Auditors are individuals who undertake audits at the University of Salford. Network Access (Active Directory), Library (physical reference access), Blackboard. External Organisation Name, External Job Title, External Contact Email Address.
Conference Organisers. Conference organisers and conference delegates attending a conference or seminar within one of University's conference facilities, typically lasting from several hours to several days in duration. Note: Conferences include those organised by any University unit, in addition to those organised by the Conference office. Network Access (Active Directory), Library (physical reference access)  
Conference Delegates Conference delegates attending a conference or seminar within one of University's conference facilities, typically lasting from several hours to several days in duration. Note: Conferences include those organised by any University unit, in addition to those organised by the Conference office. Restricted Network Access (Active Directory), Library (physical reference access).  
Corporate Visitors Individuals attending one or more meetings at the University, usually on behalf of a supplier, advisory council or regional bodies (such as GMSHA, C&L SHA, Aim Higher, or Lifelong Learning network). Network Access (Active Directory), Library (physical reference access).  
Salford Professional Development Students Students from Salford Professional Development Ltd who have access to University of Salford facilities.Network Access (Active Directory), Blackboard, Library (physical external borrower access - 4 loans).External Contact Email Address, Date of Birth.

VIP Classes

Associate
Class                  
Description                   IT Resources Provided                   Additional information which MUST be provided                          
Chancellor. Class restricted to the Vice-Chancellors office only. Network Access (Active Directory), Library ( physical staff access), Blackboard.  
Directors of UoS Enterprises. Named Directors of specific incubation and spin-out companies including University of Salford Enterprises (USE) Ltd, Salford Software Ltd, Crescent Purchasing Limited and University of Salford (Health Services Training) Ltd. Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical staff access and electronic resources). External Organisation Name, External Job Title.
External Examiners. Independent and impartial advisors providing input to standards set and student achievement in relation to those standards. Network Access (Active Directory), Library (physical staff access and electronic resources), Blackboard. External Contact Email Address.
Lay Members of Council. Individuals who are external appointments to the University Council (the executive governing body of the institution), often from business, industry or the professions co-opted to the Council, appointed by the Court, or by Local Authorities in the North-West. Network Access (Active Directory),Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access and electronic resources), Blackboard.  
OHSS Counsellors. Class restricted to Occupational Health and Safety Services (OHSS) unit. Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical external borrower access and electronic resources).  
OHSS Doctors Class restricted to Occupational Health and Safety Services (OHSS) unit. Network Access (Active Directory),Email (Outlook), Library (physical external borrower access and electronic resources).  
Quality Assurance Agency & Professional Body Members. These individuals carry out regular inspections and auditing activities in order to ensure that specific standards appropriate to the level of certification and professional body membership are maintained. Network Access (Active Directory), Library (physical reference access and electronic resources), Blackboard. External Organisation Name, External Job Title, External Contact Email Address.
Visitors to the Vice-Chancellor or Pro-Vice-Chancellors. Class restricted to the Vice-Chancellors office only. Network Access (Active Directory).  
Honorary Graduates Only persons who receive an honourary degree/qualification and/or honourary status from the University. Network Access (Active Directory), Library (physical reference access), Blackboard.  

Support Staff Classes

Associate
Class                  
Description                   IT Resources Provided                   Additional information which MUST be provided                          
Campus Police Constable. Class restricted to Security unit within Estates division only. Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access). External Organisation Name, External Job Title.
Consultants (UK Based).Individuals (excluding contractors) who typically interact with the University for a period of time that is not initially fixed, on either a full or part-time basis.Network Access (Active Directory), Library (physical reference access).External Organisation Name, External Job Title, Date of Birth.
Consultants (UK Based) Library Access.Individuals (excluding contractors) who typically interact with the University for a period of time that is not initially fixed, on either a full or part-time basis.Network Access (Active Directory), Library (physical staff access).External Organisation Name, External Job Title, Date of Birth.
Consultants (Overseas International Relations).Class restricted to the International Relations office only.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access).External Organisation Name, External Job Title, Date of Birth.
External StaffStaff who are employed by an external company but who work permanently supporting the University (e.g. Campus Living Village staff supporting Halls of Residence and Catering staff working for the University's catering partner).Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical staff access), Blackboard. 
IT Contractors (UK Based).Individuals involved in computer and systems-related consultancy, development, testing or support roles, usually supplied by one of a number of University-approved IT recruitment agencies (such as Computer People, Progressive etc.). Duration typically ranges from several weeks, to several months. Note: Please also refer to the "System Supplier Support" class below.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access), Blackboard.External Organisation Name, External Job Title, Date of Birth.
Medical School Establishment Partnership MembersMembers of the International Medical School establishment partnership.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical external borrower access), Blackboard.External Organisation Name, External Job Title, Date of Birth.
Non-Office Based Agency & Contract Staff.Individuals typically involved in manual roles, usually supplied by approved agencies (such as Blue Arrow for catering staff), for a period of several weeks or months (not exceeding 12 months).Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access).External Organisation Name, External Job Title, Date of Birth.
OHSS Temporary Nursing Staff.Class restricted to Occupational Health and Safety Services (OHSS) unit.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access and electronic resources).External Organisation Name, External Job Title.
Office-Based Agency & Contract Staff.Individuals typically involved in office-based administration and clerical functions, usually supplied by Kelly's Recruitment Agency, for a period of several weeks or months (not exceeding 12 months).

Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access and electronic resources), Blackboard.

External Organisation Name, External Job Title, Date of Birth.
Salford Professional Development StaffPermanent and temporary employees of Salford Professional Development Ltd.

Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook - internal only), Library (physical external borrower access), Blackboard.

Job Title.
Students' Union Employees.Includes employees of the SUSU (including Leisure Centre staff), as well as Sabbatical Officers.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access), Blackboard.External Job Title.
System Supplier Support.Employees of key IT system suppliers, responsible for the provision of consultancy, ongoing support and resolution of issues that may arise.Network Access (Active Directory), Library (physical reference access).External Organisation Name, External Job Title.

Student Classes

Associate
Class                  
Description                   IT Resources Provided                   Additional information which MUST be provided                          
Salford College StudentsStudents from Salford College who have access to University of Salford facilities.Network Access (Active Directory), Blackboard, Library (physical external borrower access - 4 loans).External Contact Email Address, Date of Birth.
Short Course Students (Type 2)Students on self-funded or externally funded Continual Professional Development or Workplace Learning programmes typically provided by a range of schools within faculties, usually over one or more days or evenings. The University does not register them on SIS (because we do not draw down standard HEFCE funding for them).Network Access (Active Directory), Library (physical external borrower access and electronic resources), Blackboard.External Contact Email Address, Date of Birth.
Short Course Students (Type 3)Students on self-funded or externally funded Continual Professional Development or Workplace Learning programmes that last from two days to several weeks in duration, provided by a range of schools and faculties. The University does not register them on SIS (because we do not draw down standard HEFCE funding for them).Network Access (Active Directory), Library (physical reference access and electronic resources), Blackboard.Date of Birth.

Academic Staff Classes

Associate
Class                  
Description                   IT Resources Provided                   Additional information which MUST be provided                          
Artists in Residence. Class restricted to the School of Art and Design. Note: Artists in residence may also undertake some tutoring or lecturing responsibilities. Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical staff access and electronic resources), Blackboard.Date of Birth.
Citizens As Trainers (CATS).Class restricted to the School of Community, Health Sciences and Social Care.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access and electronic resources), Blackboard.Date of Birth.
Clinical Experts.Individuals involved in the off-campus delivery of specialist courses, usually affiliated with the Specialist Training Committees of the Geriatric Medicine and Gastroenterology programmes within the Faculty of Health. Class restricted to the Faculty of Health only.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access and electronic resources), Blackboard.External Organisation Name, External Job Title, Date of Birth.
Clinical Supervisors.Clinical Supervisors (also known as 'Clinical Mentors', 'Clinical Tutors', 'Clinical Colleagues', 'Clinical Educators', 'Mentors', 'Associate Mentors', or 'Practice Educational Leads (PELs)') provide supervision, mentoring and support for Health Faculty students during their practical placement within the NHS and other clinical settings. Class restricted to the Faculty of Health only.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Blackboard.External Organisation Name, External Job Title.
Graduate Teaching Assistants.Postgraduate students who are also teaching.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access) Blackboard. 
Lecturer Practitioners.Lecturer Practitioners are 'Visiting Lecturers'.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical external-borrower access and electronic resources), Blackboard.External Organisation Name, External Job Title, Date of Birth.
Lecturer Practitioners (MMP).Lecturer Practitioners (also known as 'Visiting Lecturers') typically employees working in the media who provide lectures and tutorials to students within MMP. Contracts are usually from 6 months to 3 years in duration. Class restricted to Media Music & Performance only.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical external-borrower access and electronic resources), Blackboard. 
NHS Secondments.NHS Secondments are employees of the NHS that are contractually seconded to the University, for a period of six months or more. Class restricted to Faculty of Health use only.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access and electronic resources), Blackboard.External Organisation Name, External Job Title, Date of Birth.
Postgraduate Research Degree Co-Supervisors.Postgraduate research degree co-supervisors are external individuals that are responsible for the full period of a student's candidature for a postgraduate research degree. Co-supervisors are appointed for a fixed period that is linked to a student's length of candidature.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical reference access and electronic resources), Blackboard.External Organisation Name, External Job Title, Date of Birth.
Research Collaborators.Individuals from other universities that act as funded research partners (where a formal contract and memorandum of understanding is available, for a fixed period such as 1 year or 18 months), or individuals undertaking less formal, ad-hoc research collaboration activities.Network Access (Active Directory), Email (Outlook), Library (physical external-borrower access), Blackboard.External Organisation Name, External Job Title, Date of Birth.