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San Marcos, TX 78666

TR: 512.245.2501
ITAC: 512.245.ITAC (4822)

Your NetID

Use your NetID and password to log into each of these
Texas State Online Services!

Texas State Self-Service (CatsWeb)
Class registration Personal Info updates
Add or drop classes View financial aid status
Student balances View loan applications
Check holds Make payments
View final grades Housing & meal plans
Degree audits & transcripts Accept financial aid awards
BobcatMail e-mail Online Toolkit
Lab computers TRACS
Library services Res hall Internet access
Answers ePortfolio

Validate Your Personal E-mail Address (to Reset NetID Passwords)

A validated personal e-mail address is a non-Texas State e-mail address used to assist with resetting NetID passwords. It must be validated before you can use the Forgot Password process. This IT security feature helps Texas State know that you are indeed who you say that you are in order to reset your password and use Texas State Online Services.

Watch the Validate E-mail Address Process in Action

Validate Tour





Validated Personal E-mail Address FAQs

Here are some common frequently asked questions. Clicking each question will reveal the answer.


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Got Questions? Get Answers!

For more information see the NetID and Validate Your Personal E-mail Address how-tos and FAQs at Answers@Texas State.

NetID (e.g., zzz99) - Activate, Change, or Reset Passwords

Activate Your NetID

Click here to activate your new NetID. Provide your personal information and follow the prompts. 

activate netid


Change Your NetID Password

Click here to change your NetID password. Log into the Online Toolkit, select Change Password, and follow the prompts.

Reset Your NetID Password

Click here to reset your NetID password. Provide your personal information and follow the prompts.


Online Toolkit

Use the Online Toolkit to perform these tasks:

  • Change NetID password
  • Validate your Personal E-mail Address
  • View your BobcatMail e-mail quota
  • Set an e-mail forward
  • Set an e-mail alias

  Got Questions?  We've got Answers!

Go to Answers@Texas State for step-by-step tutorials.


Additional Information

Texas State provides each of its authorized users with a computer account, known as a NetID.  This provides access to the university's information resources. You are the only authorized user for your NetID and password.  Your password should be kept secure and private.  You are responsible for any actions taken with your NetID and password.  You may not use your NetID and password for commercial purposes. For additional rules and regulations related to your NetID and password see the Appropriate Use of Information Resources UPPS.

All NetIDs are subject to deactivation if they are not used (no login activity) for 180 days.