All KSU faculty, staff and students are provided with a KSU account.  The account will allow access to various computing resources including e-mail, Lync and Sky Drive.

Students

All student KSU accounts are created when you are enrolled at the university.

Account Information

  • Your username will be [First Name].[Last Name]@kysu.edu
  • Your initial password will be [Ksu] + [your KSU Student ID number] typed without hyphens. Please note that passwords are case sensitive.

Faculty and Staff

All faculty and staff KSU accounts are created when you are hired by the university, providing that you have been entered into the Banner system and assigned a KSU ID number.

Account Information

  • Your username will be [First Name].[Last Name]@kysu.edu
  • Please contact the IT Help Desk at 502-597-7000 for your initial password.

Specialized System Accounts

There are some specialized systems for which faculty, staff and students use an account different from the KSU account to access.

Blackboard

  • What is the Blackboard URL?  http://blackboard.kysu.edu
  • What is my username? [First Name].[Last Name]
    Example: mickey.mouse
  • What is my password? KSU Student ID Number
    Example: 12345678

If you do not know your KSU Student ID number, contact the One-Stop Shop at (502) 597-5884. For Blackboard Assistance call (502) 597-7023 or visit the office in ASB Room 507.

W.I.R.E.D. (or Banner Self-Service)

New Students

  • Your user ID is your student id number.
  • If you apply over the Internet, you will create your own pin during the Admission process.
  • If you did not apply via the Internet, you will need to contact the One-Stop Shop for your pin at (502) 597-5884.

If you forget your PIN, contact the One-Stop Shop at (502) 597-5884.

Continuing Students

  • Your user ID is your student id number.
  • Your initial PIN is your birth date in the form of mmddyy. yy is the last 2 digits of the birth year; for example, a birth date of February 3, 1991 would be entered as 020391.

If you cannot log in with your PIN, contact the One-Stop Shop at (502) 597-5884.

Faculty and Staff

  • The User ID is your KSU your student id number.
  • The initial PIN is your birthday in the format of mmddyy. yy is the last 2 digits of the birth year; for example, a birth date of February 3, 1991 would be entered as 020391.

If you cannot log in,  please contact the IT help desk at (502) 597-7000, helpdesk@kysu.edu or www.kysu.edu/helpdesk.

  • Note: It is extremely important that you change all PIN’s or passwords after you first log in.
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