USD Account Activation


This service provides access to the university's network and computing resources, which is comprised of a username and password.   To activate your account click the Activate Account Button

  • Student accounts are available to activate 24 hours after being accepted to USD 
  • Faculty, staff and affiliate accounts are available to activate 24 hours after the account is approved by HR
    Note: Supervisors must complete an Account Request form for a USD account to be created for the following:
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Temp 
    • Adjunct
    • Clinical Faculty
    • Affiliate

Below you will find a list of some of the services provided by ITS that your Activated USD Account allows you access to:

Applications requiring first.lastname as username:

  • On-Campus Printing 
  • Equipment Checkout Note: username is Case Sensitive First.Lastname
  • Survey Software
  • Zoom
  • Wireless Access

Applications requiring your full email as the username:

Available To

USD Faculty, Staff, Students and Affiliates


There is no cost for this service


Acceptable Use of Information Technology Systems