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Account Hub - Guest and Affiliate Accounts

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This web page is intended to give an overview of guest and affiliate account management at NDSU.

Request a Guest Account

Guest accounts are for use for a period of 7 days or less. Please contact the IT Security Office at to request guest accounts, and include the following information in your request:
  • Which of the following services should be included in the guest account:
    • Computer Labs
    • Wireless Network
    • NDSU Library Online Services
  • Number of accounts needed
  • Date accounts will be needed by (Note: Please allow 3 business days to process requests for guest accounts)

Manage an  Affiliate Account

Affiliate accounts are designed to be used for periods longer than 7 days. Accounts can be requested to be active for up to 12 months, with the option to renew them after that time period. To manage your password and other account options:

  1. Go to
  2. Log in with your username and password
If you forget the password for your affiliate account and ddi not set up your recovery options, your NDSU sponsor can contact the IT Help Desk to request a password reset on your behalf

Request an Affiliate Account 

  1. Go to and login to your NDSU account
  2. Select Create a new affiliate group
  3. Click Submit
  4. Fill out all the information that is requested, please allow for three business days for the account to be processed
  • Affiliate Group Name
  • Justification
  • Services to assign to these affiliates:
    • wireless internet access
    • use computer clusters
    • use NDSU librar
  • Accounts and services needed by: (MM/DD/YYY) (At least 3 business days from now)
      5. Click Submit
      6. Fill out all the information about the guest(s) you will be giving this access to and click the Save this affiliate button after                            completing it for each guest
      7. When finished adding guests click Return to menu
      8. Select the Submit affiliate group requests to ITS security officer button under the affiliate group
      9. Click Submit
      10. You will receive a notification to your inbox with a PDF attachment detailing how to get the account up and running

Renew an Affiliate Account

  1. Go to
  2. Login with your NDSU credentials
  3. Go to the group that needs renewal
  4. Select Renew some of affiliate group ####
  5. Click the Submit button at the bottom of the page
  6. Select yes on each account that you want extended
  7. Select the amount of time you wish to extend
  8. Click Extend chosen accounts
  9. Go to or Click Return to menu
  10. Select Submit renewal of affiliate group #### request to ITS Security Officer
  11. Click Submit at bottom of the page

Request a Blackboard Affiliate Account

The Blackboard Affiliate Account request form should be filled out by the sponsor.
  1. Go to the NDUS Blackboard Affiliate Request Form and login with your NDUS credentials
  2. Fill out all the information that is requested:
  • Sponsor Email Address
  • Justification
  • Affiliate First Name
  • Affiliate Last Name
  • Affiliate Email Address
      3. Click Submit

You will be notified when the account has been created and what account you will need to add to your course.

Keywords:accounts   Doc ID:95342
Owner:Marisa M.Group:IT Knowledge Base
Created:2019-10-28 08:55 CSTUpdated:2020-08-24 13:36 CST
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