(ONID) Sign-Up Instructions

How Do I Set Up My Account?


Written Instructions

  1. To activate your ONID account, you need to go to:  OR
    To verify your identity by entering your:
    • OSU ID Number
    • Students - Your OSU ID number was emailed to you by the OSU Admissions Office after your OSU application was submitted. It was also mailed to you in your acceptance packet from OSU or was given to you in your hiring paperwork.
    • Employees - Your OSU ID number is provided a number of ways. The number is located on your ID card, delivered by your supervisor or through a new hire e-mail.
    • Birth date
    • First Name
    • Last Name
  2. Then click Submit. ONID Sign Up Step 1
  3. Read OSU's Acceptable Use of Computing Resources Policy, and click "I Agree"
  4. Set A Password:
    • Read the instructions and create a password that meets the restrictions.
    • Enter your password a second time.
    • Click Set Password.
    ONID Sign Up Step 3
  5. Enter Alternate Contact Information:
    • Enter your cell phone number.
    • Enter an alternate email address.
    • Click Submit.
      • This information will be used to contact your in the event that you forget your ONID password.
      • You are NOT required to enter in information if you do not want to, but it may cause resetting a forgotten password much more difficult.
      • You ARE allowed to fill out only one field.
      • These CAN be changed later.
  6. Your ONID account should have been successfully created.
  7. ONID Sign Up Step 6

If you're still having issues, feel free to call the OSU Computer Helpdesk at 541-737-3474.