Activate Your TU NetID Account

As a new member of the TU community, you must activate your TU NetID account once to gain access to university resources. This article describes the activation process. 

First-time account activation

  1. Open in your web browser.
  2. Select the Activate link in the Activate NetID section.
  3. Verify your identity by entering your user information into the required fields.
  4. Select the checkbox beside I’m not a robot and Verify your identity.
  5. Select the SUBMIT button.
  6. Review the Acceptable Use Policy and ACCEPT the terms.
  7. Select the NEXT button to configure your Security Questions, Profile and Password for the first time.

Set security questions and answers

  1. There are three default security questions, but you may choose the questions best suited to you. To do this, select the pencil icon, and then select a question from the drop-down list.
  2. Type your answer in the box labeled Answer for Question #. Confirm the answer by typing it again in the box labeled Re-type Your Answer for Question #. Answers are not case-sensitive. If you select the SHOW ANSWERS button at the bottom of the page, all answers will appear in lower case.
  3. Repeat the process for Questions 2 and 3, and then select the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the page. The Password Recovery Information page will display.

Set password recovery information

You will use your recovery email and phone to recover a forgotten or expired password.

  1. Add a Recovery Email and/or a Recovery Phone number in the designed fields. Use a personal email address and/or a personal mobile phone number that can receive an SMS text message.
  2. Select the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Enter the one-time passcode you received in your personal email into the Recovery Email field.
  4. Enter the one-time passcode you received in your text messages into the Recovery Phone field.
  5. Select the VALIDATE button.
  6. Select the CLOSE button in the Attention pop-up window. The Create New Password screen will display.

Create a password

The final step of the one-time account activation process is to create a unique password. This password will be used to access your email, timesheet, Blackboard and most other TU services and resources.

  1. Enter a password in the New Password field on the Create New Password screen.
  2. Re-enter the password in the Re-type Password field.
  3. Select the RESET PASSWORD button. Two Attention dialog boxes will display.
  4. The TU NetID Activation Complete page will appear as confirmation that you have successfully completed your TU NetID account activation.
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