Accounts: LSU Overview

Favorite Article   

There may be broken links in this article, the GROK staff has been notified and is working to resolve the issue.
GROK Overview Banner

2018 LSUMail and myLSU Password Synchronization

Before 2018, the LSU community maintained separate LSUMail and myLSU credentials.

  • LSUMail was used to login to Office 365 services like Outlook and Skype for Business.
  • myLSU credentials were used to authenticate into on-premises services like desktops, lab equipment, and myLSU. 
However, LSU ITS has now synchronized the two accounts so that users will only have to maintain one set of credentials - their myLSU credentials. Please read below for more information regarding the changes to myLSU and LSUMail:
  • Your LSUMail password will also update any time you change your myLSU password again in the future. It will always be your current myLSU password; they are now one in the same.
  • You will be prompted to re-enter your password for services currently authenticated via the old LSUMail credentials (e.g. Outlook desktop, Skype for Business, Outlook on mobile phones, etc.)
  • This change successfully synced all users starting September through December of 2018. The sync is now complete.
  • Secondary accounts have also been impacted.
    • If the secondary account is used only to access a mailbox, note that the account will still take the myLSU credentials.
    • If the myLSU credentials are not known, the departmental TSP will need to determine the account's owner so that the owner can reset the password. Please note that per Security policy, secondary accounts should NOT have their passwords shared; the owner should delegate access as shown in the following article: Delegating Email Access. For any further questions on how secondary accounts have been impacted, please email or call 578-3375.

Web Accounts & Eligibility Information

1.  myLSU Account / myLSU ID  (myLSU ID: LSU Overview)

The myLSU Account (myLSU ID) is used to grant secure access to many of LSU's online resources including the myLSU Portal,  Computer Labs,  Secure Wireless (eduroam),  Moodle, and TigerWare.

Available To:   LSU Faculty, Staff, Students, and Applicants for Admission.

  • LSU Faculty & Staff: you will receive a myLSU ID from your Human Resources Administrator in your department of employment.
  • LSU Students & Applicants: you will receive a myLSU ID as part of the LSU admissions process for LSU Undergraduate Studies, Graduate Studies, the Law Center, or Veterinary Medicine - Baton Rouge, Main Campus.  (For Applicants:  The LSU Applications must be RECEIVED & the Application Fee must be PAID before a myLSU ID is created.)

2.  myPROXY Account  (myPROXY Accounts: LSU Overview)

The myPROXY Account allows "proxy" access, only upon the student's approval, to LSU Student Information using the myPROXY Portal. Viewable information includes Fee BillsFinal Grades, and Personal Schedules. (View the complete list, with additional details.) See more information at myPROXY Portal: LSU Overview

  • STUDENT ACTION IS REQUIRED! - A Student MUST grant permission before this feature can be used.    

Available To:  A Parent of an LSU Student, A Student Sponsor, and Anyone who is Granted Access (by the student) to view LSU Student Information.  

3.  Guest Account  (Guest Accounts: LSU Overview)

Guest Account is created by request for visitors to the LSU campus who need secure access to lsuguest wireless & Resources on the LSU Network.

Available To:  Guests visiting the LSU Campus.

4. High Performance Computing (HPC) Account   (High Performance Computing (HPC): LSU Overview)

An HPC Account is created by request and used to access the HPC Systems Tezpur, Pelican, Philip, and Pandora.  All accounts require a valid LSU email address & LSU affiliated sponsor. 

Available To:  LSU Faculty, Staff, and Students.

5.  Mainframe (LSUMVS) Account  (Mainframe: LSU Overview)

The Mainframe Account allows access to the LSU Mainframe. 

Available To:  LSU Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students with Mainframe Access.

6.  LSU Web Account  (StudioWeb: LSU Overview)

A Web Account is associated with the RETIRED StudioWeb web sites.  No new LSU Web Accounts are created.  See more information:  ITS Web Hosting: LSU Overview.

Available To:  LSU Student Organizations who are grandfathered in to update RETIRED StudioWeb web sites.

Email Accounts & Eligibility Information

1. LSUMail Email Account    (LSUMail: Overview)

LSUMail is a Microsoft cloud email solution.  (

Available To:  LSU Faculty, Staff, and Students.

2. LSU Alumni Email Account   (LSU Alumni: Overview)

Alumni Email is a Microsoft cloud email solution.   (  

Available To:  LSU Alumni.  (Upon Request.)

Security Information

Computer User's Privileges & Responsibilities

Choosing and Protecting Passwords

Support & IT Policy Statements

Help Desk Contact Information

IT Policy Statements

10/9/2018 1:07:09 PM