Set Up SDState Employee Account


How to set up SDState Employee Account


Step 1: Pick up your Account

  • Visit Click “Account Pickup”
  • Enter the requested information and click Submit.
  • An email will be sent to your personal email address.
  • Check your email and click on the link to pick up your employee SDState account.


Step 2: Set up your Password

  • Visit
  • Enter the requested information. Click proceed.
  • An email will be sent to your personal email.
  • Check your email and click on the link to reset password.
  • Enter your email and create a password that is at least 15 characters long. Click "Reset Password".
  • Remember your email and password for use with other sites listed below.

Step 3: Setup DUO

  • DUO is the multi-factor authentication service SDSU provides to keep your account safe.
  • Visit the Enroll in DUO page for instruction on how to set up DUO.

Step 4: Login to Email

  • Visit
  • Log in using your SDState Email address.
  • Your password is the same one you set up in Step 2.
  • Download Office 365 Applications. Visit the Office 365 TDX article for detailed instructions and more information.

Step 5: Login To InsideState

  • Visit
  • Log in using your first.last and @sdstate email password
  • Once you have logged into InsideState you have access to…
    • Employee Directory
      • Update your contact information
      • Copy your signature
      • Add your photo
      • Set up emergency contact information
    • SNAP
    • Leave System
    • SDSU Internal News, Announcements and Events
    • Departmental pages

Step 6: Login into IT Support Center

  • Visit
  • Log in with your SDState Email address.
  • Once you have logged in into the IT Support Center you can…
    • Search and read how-to articles
    • Browse the IT service catalog
    • Submit a ticket to get help or report an issue
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