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Student Technology Guide

Campus Services


Enrolling in Duo is a quick process that takes only a few minutes. Enrollment Deadline: June 1st 

Enroll in DUO


Check your campus email often for information from your instructors or campus administration.

Before accessing your email for the first time you have to change your password.

  •  Your password needs to be AT LEAST 15 CHARACTERS AND NO MORE THAN 32 CHARACTERS.

Click on the link below and log in with

Create or Change Password


Log in to the virtual instruction (online courses) platform. Cougar Courses is where all your course content is located, from readings to homework to assignments and grades.


Check into (Student Center) where you can view your registered courses, your financial aid, your To-do List, and much more.


Find your digital Campus ID on the Campus app and easily sign in to services and events—no need for plastic!

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Free Software 

Free Productivity Software

 Download Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop, and the rest of Office and Adobe Creative Cloud to help with homework and projects.

Campus App

Our CSUSM Mobile App brings the campus to your pocket. Access your email, Cougar Courses, Campus ID, health and wellness, and more with just a couple of taps. You can also sign up for personalized notifications.

Video Conferencing Systems

Download and log into Zoom and Teams.  For Zoom we recommend loading the client on your devices and signing in with your campus credentials.  This will make is easy before attending lectures, communicating with instructors and classmates, and talking with advisors.

IMPORTANT: When you sign in to Teams, skip the Cougars part of your email (, NOT