Please login using the link below to create or change your password/passphrase. Please note that if you are a student, you will need to login using @csusm.edu instead of @cougars.csusm.edu on this portal.
Be sure you are enrolled in the self-service password/passphrase reset portal so that you can recover your account in the event that you forget your password/passphrase!
Beginning on 12/08/2020, CSUSM is enforcing a new passphrase/password standard which offers a greater flexibility in phrasing along with a reduced need to change or update your passphrase as often.
Passwords alone no longer provide adequate protection against cyberhacking. DUO multi-factor authentication adds a second layer of security to your CSUSM account. These two factors of verification include something you know – your username and password – and something you have – a phone with the DUO app or a key fob.
When signing into campus systems that have DUO enabled, you will be prompted to confirm your login by sending a push notification to your registered smartphone or entering the passcode displayed in the DUO app (or on your key fob). More information about DUO and multi-factor authentication can be found on the IITS for You webpage.
You can help protect your identity and your information by following a few simple rules: