StarID and TechID Information

  • What is StarID?
    • The StarID is a unique username that replaces many login ID’s with one login ID and one password, everywhere. Once activated, you can use your StarID anywhere that accepts StarID.
    • You only need one StarID, which you can use at any Minnesota State institution.
    • StarID’s are created when a student is accepted to a Minnesota State institution.
    • The StarID is a combination of letters and numbers.
      • Ex: ab1234cd
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  • Select desired StarID option for instructions:
    • Reset my Password, click here.
    • Activate my StarID, click here.
    • What is my StarID, click here.
    • Sign in to Profile, to:
      • Change your password, click here.
      • View/Change your O365 Contact Card, click here.
      • View/Change your StarID Notification Email
  • What is a TechID?
    • The TechID is also known as your Student or College ID.
    • The Tech ID is an 8 digit number assigned to each student and is unique for each Minnesota State institution.
  • Where do I use the TechID?
    • A TechID is used for authentication for your student records.
    • A TechID is used for student verification in the Library and Bookstore.
    • A TechID can also be used for StarID password resets.
  • How can I find my TechID?
    • Your TechID can be found listed on your student ID badge.
    • TechID can also be found by logging into e-Services.
      • > e-Services > login with StarID and StarID password. At the top right of the e-Services page it will show your TechID.
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