Setting USD Account Security Info


I Want to Change My Security Info for my USD Account

How do I set My Security Info to enable Self-Service Password Reset?

How do I set account recovery options?


  • USD Account 
  • Security Info


  1. Your Security Info is vital to verify account ownership and enables you to reset your password via self-service
  2. Available Security Info options:
    1. Phone: your cell phone
    2. Email: your personal email (Gmail, iCloud, etc)
    3. Authenticator App: Microsoft Authenticator
    4. Alternate Phone: another phone you have access to
    5. Security Questions: Questions and Answers that only you know
    6. Office Phone: your office phone
  3. To change or set your Security Info
    1. Click Security Info
    2. Log in with your USD username and password
    3. Click Add Sign-in Method
    4. Choose a Sign-in Method from the drop-down list
    5. Set that Sign-in Method
      • Note: When setting an email address, please check your spam or junk mail folders for the confirmation email titled The University of South Dakota account email verification code from
    6. Repeat to add more Sign-in Methods

 Please contact the Service Desk if you are not able to reset your questions: 


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