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Activate new account (Applicants)

This document explains the process to activate your Stout account.

All new students are required to activate their UW-Stout account in order to establish the credentials (username and password) that will be used to access resources such as email, Access Stout, and Canvas. 

Activate new account (Faculty and Staff)

Once notified that your account is ready for activation:

  1. Visit and click Activate Your Account

    Activate New Account

  2. Enter your 7-digit Campus ID number and date of birth.  Click Next.

    Enter Stout ID and Date of Birth

  3. Read the terms and conditions. Click I agree.

    Terms and Conditions

  4. Select and answer three security questions.
    These will be used in the event you forget your password so make sure they are answers you will remember.

    Set Up Security Questions

  5. (Optional) Provide an alternate email address.
    This is used in the event you have forgotten your security questions.

  6. Create a strong, memorable password. Please keep in mind the password requirements.
    Enter the password twice and select Set Password.

    Create Your Password

  7. You will receive a confirmation that your account has been activated.  The message will provide you with your campus Username  and email address.


Keywords"default password" activation applicant needs must account activate   Doc ID53196
OwnerCheng C.GroupUW Stout
Created2015-06-24 15:51:24Updated2023-12-08 08:40:16
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