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NetID | Username and Password

The following article contains information concerning Colorado State University Pueblo’s (CSUP) NetID system.

What is NetID

A NetID is assigned to all applicants, students, faculty, staff and associates at CSU-Pueblo, CSU Fort Collins and the CSU System. The NetID is a CSU System username for various campus systems used by students, faculty, staff , and guests.

The NetID starts with a capital letter C followed by your 9-digit CSU ID. The first of the 9-digits will be the number 8.

For example: C823456789

Where to Find Your NetID

If you are a student, you can find your NetID in your acceptance letter, and existing students can login to PAWS under the NetID/eAccount section.

If you are an employee, you can find your NetID in the Employee Portal under the profile section.

How to Activate Your NetID

To activate your NetID, use the following instructions:

  • Enter your NetID in the NetID field.
  • Enter your activation email address – This will normally be the non-CSU email address you used when applying for admission or employment.
  • Check the box for “I’m not a robot.
  • Click Send

A NetID activation email will be sent to your email address you listed as your activation email.

Open the email and click the NetID activation link. A second page will open in your browser to complete activation.

  • Re-enter your NetID and click Continue.
  • If you are affiliated with more than one CSU campus, select your CSU email domain.
  • Enter a preferred first name.
  • Select a first name for your CSU email alias.
  • Enter a non-CSU email address to use for password recovery.
  • Create a NetID Password.
  • Review the Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Click Activate. Your NetID will be activated, and a confirmation email will be sent to your email address.

After NetID activation, the system will take 24-hours to generate all of your campus accounts. You will not be able to successfully log into those accounts until the 24-hour process has completed.

How to Recover Your Password

To reset your NetID password, use the following instructions:

  • Enter your NetID.
  • Enter your Recovery Email.
  • Check the box for “I’m not a robot.
  • Click Send.

This will send a link to your personal email address that will let you reset your password.

Updated on November 2, 2022

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