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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.
Here are some common frequently asked questions. Clicking each question will reveal the answer.
For more information see the NetID and Validate Your Personal E-mail Address how-tos and FAQs at Answers@Texas State.
Click here to activate your new NetID. Provide your Texas State ID and the answers to three security questions or your default PIN.
Important Note: the above link points to the current way to activate a NetID. The video below is showing the new process that will become active on Sunday, November 30. Once active, the above link will be changed.
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.
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
Validate your Personal E-mail Address
View your BobcatMail e-mail quota
Set an e-mail forward
Set an e-mail alias
Texas State Self-Service – Register for classes, pay tuition, view your financial aid, and much, much more!
BobcatMail - Check your Texas State e-mail and view your calendar.
Online Toolkit – Check e-mail quotas, forward Texas State e-mails, set personal e-mail names, update profile information, reset your NetID password!
Internet Connectivity in the Res Halls – Learn how to use the Texas State network to browse the Internet.
If you suspect your computer is infected with either a virus or spyware/malware, please bring your computer to our ITAC walk-up center located in MCS (2nd Floor).
Microsoft Office – MS Office 365 ProPlus software is available to all students free of charge!!
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Other Software Titles - See what's available on the Texas State Personal Software Purchase program site.
Anti-virus/Malware Protection – Texas State provides free anti-virus software to all students enrolled at Texas State.
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Protect Your Identity - Reduce the risk of identity theft by searching for and securing personal information physically stored anywhere on your local computer, including all removable drives. Use your Texas State e-mail address for a free download of the Identity Finder (Home Edition) for Windows software.
Get Connected – Find links to how-to articles and frequently asked questions about using your computer and networking at Texas State.
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