Texas State ID (e.g., A12345678)
Net ID (e.g. zzz99)
Use your Texas State ID and Self Service PIN to access these services on Texas State Self-Service:
Your NetID is made up of your initials followed by numbers. Formats: zz99, zzz99, zz999 z_z99, zz9999
Use your NetID and password to access these services:
Students: Admissions has provided you with your Texas State ID. Follow the instructions that were given to you by Admissions. Click here to log in for the first time and set up your new PIN.
Faculty & Staff: Faculty receive their Texas State ID from Faculty Records. Staff receive their Texas State ID from Human Resources. By activating your NetID (see NetID section below), you are also setting up a Self Service PIN to be used with your Texas State ID.
Unlock Tool: If you have locked your Texas State ID account because of too many invalid attempts logging in, use the Unlock Tool.
Don't know your Texas State ID? Contact one of these offices:
Click here to activate your new NetID. Provide your Texas State ID and the answers to three security questions or your default PIN.
Click here to change your NetID password. Log into the Online Toolkit, select Change Password, and follow the prompts.
Click here to reset your NetID password. Provide the answers to your three security questions.
Guest NetID Request. Guest NetIDs can be requested for temporary users and must have a faculty or staff sponsor. Only faculty or staff can request a Guest NetID.
A Guest NetID allows login access to a computer on the TXSTATE domain and also use the secure WPA wireless network. Guests are not given access to Texas State e-mail.
Use the Online Toolkit to perform these tasks:
Activate your NetID (provide your Texas State ID and the answers to three security questions or your default PIN)
Use Forgot Password? tool (provide your NetID or Texas State ID and answers to three security questions)
Change NetID password
Create or change self-service PIN
Create or change three security questions
View your BobcatMail e-mail quota
Set an e-mail forward
Set an e-mail alias
Go to Answers@Texas State for step-by-step tutorials.
Texas State provides each of its authorized users with a computer account, known as a Texas State 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 Texas State NetIDs are subject to deactivation if they are not used (no login activity) for 180 days. For questions or concerns about your NetID, contact the IT Assistance Center (ITAC)