Activating your StarID


How to activate your StarID



Once activated, you can use your StarID and password for your student email, D2L Brightspace, HuskyNet, and everywhere that StarID is accepted in the MinnState system.

Make sure you have your SCSU Student ID number handy before you begin the activation process. The Student ID is located on your acceptance letter.


1. Start from StarID Homepage.
2. Select Activate StarID link.
3. Select I know my TechID link.
4. Then enter your TechID on the page, select your college/university. Click the Continue button. (If you have issues with this, please contact HuskyTech)
5. You must enter your Social Security Number on the next screen. If you do not have a social security number, please visit the article StarID Activation with No SSN.
6. Click the Continue button.
7. On the next screen enter a new password and confirm it.
8. Read the Acknowledgment of Data Stewardship Responsibilities paragraph (check box required).
9. Click the Activate StarID button.
10  Please remember what you created for a password, you will need it every time you sign in with your StarID.  StarID's are being used for many logins on campus.  It is your responsibility to remember it and keep it safe.


* An alternate method is to generate a Verification Code to activate your StarID.

*  Call HuskyTech at 320-308-7000 option 3 for assistance or chat with us.

Activate your STARID now.





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Mon 10/5/20 2:50 PM
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For account management related to your StarID, including StarID activation and password changes, please visit Minnesota State's StarID website If you are unable to sign into the StarID portal, contact the Minnesota State IT Service DeskĀ at (877) 466-6728 or to generate a validation code for you to get you back into your account. You can also contact HuskyTech at
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