Due to COVID-19, office staff will be working remotely. However, in order to ensure that we continue to meet your needs and respond in a timely manner to your questions, please feel free to contact us at In your email, please provide your first and last name, CSUDH ID number, phone number, and your questions.

As a graduate applicant, you will want to make sure that your application is on track to completion. Please use the menu bar to browse our website to find information about the application review process.

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Step 1. Find Your CSUDH Username

  1. Go to:
  2. Enter your 9-digit CSUDH Student ID number.
  3. Enter your 8-digit Date of Birth (MMDDYYYY format).
  4. Indicate whether you have a Social Security Number (SSN), YES or NO.
    1. If YES, enter the last 4 digits of your SSN and press Enter. Your CSUDH Username and a Temporary Password will be displayed.
    2. If NO, please contact the IT Help Desk at (310) 243-2500, option 1, for further instructions. Please have your CSUDH ID number available when you call. 
  5. Proceed to step 2. 

Step 2. Activate CSUDH Username and Access Account

  1. Once you have retrieved your username and temporary password, please click on Set Up My Security Questions to continue.
  2. Enter your username and the password, and LOG IN.**
    1. Setup five security questions.
    2. Once answers are entered, click SAVE in upper right. A confirmation prompt will flash.
  3. On your PROFILE page, click the option to CHANGE PASSWORD. This will take you to the Change Password screen.
  4. Click SAVE after updating the password. A confirmation prompt will flash.
  5. Click SAVE on the PROFILE page again. Click on your name in upper right, select LOGOUT.
  6. Visit to log in and access your campus account.

If you need additional login assistance, please contact IT Help Desk at 310-243-2500, select option 1.

**After login, if the page indicates “You don’t have any apps set up,” please click on your name on the upper right, then PROFILE.

Step 3. Check your Account Frequently

Check your campus account frequently and complete your “To-Do” list. Your student portal reflects the most up-to-date admissions and registration information. Additional items may be added to your “To-Do” list at any time. We recommend checking once a week for updates.