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==About This Article==
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This article reviews the purpose of the [[MnSCU]] StarID, describes how [[Winona State]] uses it, and provides links to related information. It is primarily intended for students, faculty and staff who need to access {{MinnState}} [[network]] resources using their {{MinnState}} versus WSU credentials (i.e. Tech ID) or [https://mn.gov/mmb/ Statewide Employee Management System] (i.e. SEMA4) used to access the human resource and benefits systems. For more information regarding WSU ID's and Login information please refefer to the [http://www.winona.edu/humanresources/8147.asp WSU Employee Toolkit] and WSU ID page [http://www.winona.edu/humanresources/12733.asp here].
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Your Minnesota State '''StarID''' is the unique identifier you use to access all Minnesota State resources and services. Your StarID is composed of two letters, four numbers, and two letters (e.g. ab1234cd). Once activated, you use your StarID or a simple variation of it (e.g., StarID@minnstate.edu, StarID@go.minnstate.edu) as your username, along with a password of your choosing, to access any campus or system resource or service that requires authentication. Your StarID never expires. It remains associated with you for life and can be used for authentication purposes as long as you are student or employee of any institution in the system.
  
==What's a StarID?==
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==Activate your StarID==
Your {{MinnState}} StarID is a unique username and password that you use to login to {{MinnState}} and WSU network resources. Every WSU student,faculty and staff member need to know their {{MinnState}} StarID.
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A new StarID is created for you by the {{MinnState}} system office when you become a registered student or faculty and staff already have a StarID, but it needs to be activated before it can be used. To activate your StarID you can go [https://starid.minnstate.edu/ here]. Also, please note the following resources for the StarID.
  
==WSU eHome and StarID?==
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==StarID password requirements==
Many {{MinnState}} services are accessible directly from the [[WSU eHome]] page.
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These  requirements comply with the [https://www.minnstate.edu/board/procedure/523p1g1.html Minnesota State password security guideline]. Passwords must meet or exceed these criteria:
 
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*Changed at least every 180 days
==Activating Your StarID==
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*Between 8 and 128 characters long
All {{MinnState}} faculty and staff already have a StarID, but it needs to be activated before it can be used. To activate your StarID you can go [https://starid.minnstate.edu/ here]. Also, please note the following resources for the StarID.
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*Use at least 3 of these types of characters: uppercase, lowercase, numbers, special characters (e.g., !@#$%^&*()_+=-`{}[]|\:";'<>,.?/)
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*May not have been used before
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*May not contain your first name or last name if they are longer than 2 characters
  
 
==Changing your StarID password==
 
==Changing your StarID password==
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*[https://learn.winona.edu/How_to_change_a_StarID_password How to change your StarID password]
 
*[https://learn.winona.edu/How_to_change_a_StarID_password How to change your StarID password]
 
*[https://starid.minnstate.edu/help/ Minnesota State StarID Frequently Asked Questions]
 
*[https://starid.minnstate.edu/help/ Minnesota State StarID Frequently Asked Questions]
*[https://itsmnscu.custhelp.com/ Minnesota State Help Desk]
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*[https://servicedesk.mnscu.edu/CherwellPortal/MNSO#0/ Minnesota State Help Desk]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:31, 24 February 2020

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Your Minnesota State StarID is the unique identifier you use to access all Minnesota State resources and services. Your StarID is composed of two letters, four numbers, and two letters (e.g. ab1234cd). Once activated, you use your StarID or a simple variation of it (e.g., StarID@minnstate.edu, StarID@go.minnstate.edu) as your username, along with a password of your choosing, to access any campus or system resource or service that requires authentication. Your StarID never expires. It remains associated with you for life and can be used for authentication purposes as long as you are student or employee of any institution in the system.

Activate your StarID

A new StarID is created for you by the Minnesota State system office when you become a registered student or faculty and staff already have a StarID, but it needs to be activated before it can be used. To activate your StarID you can go here. Also, please note the following resources for the StarID.

StarID password requirements

These requirements comply with the Minnesota State password security guideline. Passwords must meet or exceed these criteria:

  • Changed at least every 180 days
  • Between 8 and 128 characters long
  • Use at least 3 of these types of characters: uppercase, lowercase, numbers, special characters (e.g., !@#$%^&*()_+=-`{}[]|\:";'<>,.?/)
  • May not have been used before
  • May not contain your first name or last name if they are longer than 2 characters

Changing your StarID password

You will get reminder emails that your Star ID password with expire 21 days, 7 days and 1 day before it actually happens.Please change it BEFORE it expires. Check Microsoft Clutter in your Microsoft Outlook email for these messages.

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