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Activating Your Account on MyCoyote

CSUSB is rolling out an upgraded Campus Wide ID Management System to improve security and password management and mobile device compatibility. If you have a CoyoteID, you will be required to establish a new account with updated login credentials within the new campus ID Management System. The transition will begin on April 6th and will continue for a period of 90 days. After which you will be automatically re-directed to establish your new account and password.

Below you will find directions on how to activate your account.

Step 1: Proceed to Activate Account

  1. Go to MyCoyote Portal
  2. Click on the link titled “Activate Your Account”
  3. This will take you to the IDMS Self Service Page

Screenshot of how to proceed to activate your account

Step 2:  Activating Your Account

To Activate Your Account, click on the link titled “Activate Your Account”

Screenshot of Step 2 to activate your account

You will be directed to the account activation page.

  1. Fill out the fields for the following:
    1. Coyote ID
    2. First Name
    3. Last Name
    4. Date of Birth (in MMDDYYYY format)
    5. Postal Code
  2. Press the “Next” button when completed.

Please note:  your personal information must appear exactly as it appears on your student, staff or faculty record.

Screenshot of the the activation page

Step 3Accept Policy on Responsible and Ethical Use of Computing Resources

Read the entire Policy on Responsible and Ethical Use of Computing Resources.  

Once you have read the policy, click on the box below “I accept the computing use policy.” 

Press the “Next” button when completed.

Screenshot of Step 3 to Accept Policy

Step 4:  Enter Alternate Contact Information (Optional)

  1. From the drop down menu, select the provider of your mobile service.
  2. Enter your 10 digit mobile phone number, including area code.
  3. Enter an alternate Email address.
  4. Press the “Next” button when completed.

Screenshot of step 4 of how to activate account

Step 5 : Answer Security Questions

  1. From the drop down menus to the right of the word “Question,” select your security questions.  In the box below, to the right of the word “Answer” enter your answers.
  2. Note: you must choose three different questions, and you must provide an answer to each of those three questions.  All answers must be at least four characters in length and all must be unique.
  3. Press the “Next” button when completed.

Screenshot of Step 5 on how to answer the security questions

Step 6: Create a Password

Create a password for your account, by entering your password in the box to the the right of the word “Password” and then once more in the box to the right of the words “Confirm Password.”

Your password must conform to the following standards:

  1. Be at least 8 characters
  2. Be no more than 32 characters
  3. Contain at least one digit (number)
  4. Contain at least one letter
  5. Contain at least one uppercase letter
  6. Contain at least one special character: !#$%&()+-/

Please Note: Your account retains a history of your previously used passwords. You may not re-use your 2 most recently used passwords.

Press the “Next” button when completed.  

Note: When process is completed, you will be taken back to the first page.

Screenshot of Step 6 on how to create a password


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