Access Accounts

Access Accounts

An Access Account is your login name which grants you access to most Penn State services. Your Access Account is your initials and a one to four digit number (userid1234). Your email address is your

Key uses

  • Logging on to a university-owned computer
  • Logging on to lab and classroom computers
  • Email
  • Canvas
  • PASS space
  • Personal web space

To change your Access Account password, set security questions, and manage PASS storage limit visit Penn State's ITS Secure Server.

New students who need to obtain their Access Account can do so in the Computer Center, 234 Hawthorn after they have obtained their picture ID in the Housing & Food Services office in Port-Sky Cafe.