Activate Your Directory ID and Account Services

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Activate your Directory ID

  1. Go to New User Identity Verification.
  2. Click Activate Account
  3. Verify your identity by filling out the form using either:
  4. Select the suggested directory ID or look for another one. Once you are satisfied with your directory ID, click Use DirectoryID as your University Directory ID
  5. Select YES to agree to the Acceptable Use Guidelines.
  6. Click ACCEPT to confirm your directory ID.
    • Clicking NOT SURE will return you to the previous page to select a different directory ID.
  7. Create a passphrase. Set the security questions and answers. Click Update Security Questions to continue.
  8. Follow the link to activate services for your directory ID. 
  9. If you get an error "Unable to verify information", see Verify My Directory ID.


Activate email and associate services

You'll need a directory ID and passphrase to complete these steps.

  1. Go to DIT Service Activation and log in.
  2. Select the services you would like to activate and click Submit. Some services may be auto-selected for you. Activation may take a few minutes to complete. Do not reload or stop the page after pressing Submit.
  3. Once activation is completed, you will see a screen confirming service activation. 


Next steps

Now that you've activated your directory ID and services, you need to: