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1. Register

Northwestern affiliates can register an ORCID through this link:

Anyone can register for an ORCID directly through their website as well:

Prior to registering, you may want to search the ORCID database to check if you already have an ORCID. If you've lost access to your ORCID submit a request to reclaim your account.

2. Link ORCiD to Northwestern

Existing ORCID accounts can be linked to your Northwestern NetID.

Unlink your ORCID from Northwestern by contacting


Questions about ORCiD at Northwestern

If you have any questions about ORCID at Northwestern, please contact our ORCID support team.