Friend Accounts

This document describes the process of setting up a U-M guest access account—called a Friend account. The most frequent use of Friend accounts is to allow parents or others access to pay student bills.
This document explains how Friend guest account invitations work, how you can respond to such an invitation, and how you can use your Friend account to access U-M protected web resources. It also provides some troubleshooting tips. If you received a Friend invitation from someone, follow the instructions in this document to respond to the invitation.
This document provides instructions for using an online tool that generates email invitations to people to create a Friend account so they can access your cosign-protected web resource. At the end of account-creation process, the recipient is directed to web resource you wish them to access.