Use your NetID and password to log into Texas State Online Services!
Texas State Self-Service (CatsWeb)
NetID (e.g., zzz99) - Activate, Change, or Reset Passwords
- Activate your new NetID - Provide identifying information and follow the prompts to set up a NetID password.
- Change your NetID password. Log into the Online Toolkit, click Change Password, and follow the prompts.
- Reset your NetID password. Provide identifying information and follow the prompts.
- NetID Request - NetIDs are automatically provided to all Texas State students (or potential students) during the application process. Current faculty or staff request NetIDs for new employees or sponsored Texas State guests.
Use the Online Toolkit to change your NetID password, validate your personal email address, or create an email alias.
A validated personal email address is a non-Texas State email 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.
Validated Personal Email Address FAQs
Here are some common frequently asked questions.
- Why is it important that I validate my personal email address?
- Can I use my Texas State email address as my validated personal email address?
- Do I have to provide my regular personal email address as a validated email address?
- What If I don't have a personal email to use as a validated personal email address?
- Why can't I use my Texas State email address as my validated personal email address?
NetID Policies and Info
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.