ONID - Using Your ONID Account

Using Your ONID

The ONID account (now also called "OSU username") is the primary login used by all OSU students, employees and associates. The ONID account is used to log in to a number of services including Gmail, Exchange Email, Canvas, MyOSU, wireless, computer labs, etc.

Visit http://onid.oregonstate.edu/ to sign up for ONID. If you need help with the setup process, see: ONID Sign-Up Instructions

How do I sign in to ONID?

After completing the sign up for ONID, the last page will display your ONID Username. This generally takes the form of your last name followed by the first letter of your first name, but will vary depending on the length of your name and how common your name is.

It is highly recommended that you set alternate contact information on your ONID account. See: ONID - Update Your Alternate Contact Info

How do I access my email?


Employees and Associates

How do I access my ONID Home Drive?

All ONID accounts are provisioned with 2GB of storage on an OSU-provided network drive. For information, see: ONID Drive Information

In addition, all current students and current employees have access to the following cloud storage services:

How do I change my ONID Username?

See How to Request a Username Change for more information.

ONID Personal Web Space

With ONID, you can create, maintain, and control a personal website hosted at people.oregonstate.edu.

Creating a website on the ONID web servers is a fairly straightforward (albeit technical) process, and we have outlined what to do on our publishing Your Web Site page.

How do I access the ONID Shell?

Use an SSH client (such as Putty) to connect to shell.onid.oregonstate.edu. Login with your ONID username and password.


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