Eastern Michigan University

Activating a My.emich Account

Follow these directions to activate your My.Emich account:

  1. From your browser, navigate to the Password Management Log in page at https://account.emich.edu/.
  2. The Password Management Log in page is displayed.
  3. Click the Activate Account button.
    Password Self-Service Log in
  4. The Verification page is displayed.
    Note: The Verification process may not be required at all times.
  5. Type the two verification codes  in the field located directly below the codes.
    • Click the Refresh button to obtain different verification codes.
    • Click the Audio button to toggle between text and audible verification codes.
  6. Click the Verify button.
    Captcha Verification page
  7. The Activate Account page is displayed.
  8. Type your EID in the EID field.
    Type your PIN in the PIN field.
  9. Click the Activate button. 
    EID and PIN Entry page
    Note: If you do not know your EID and PIN:
    Students: Contact the Records and Registration office at 734.487.2300
    Faculty & Staff: Go to https://it.emich.edu/service/myemich/index.cfm and click Faculty/Staff
  10. The Activation Confirmation page is displayed.
  11. Click the Continue button.
    Activation Confirmation page
  12. The Change Password page is displayed.
  13. Type your new password in the New Password field. Your password must meet the listed guidelines.
  14. Type your new password again in the Confirm Password field. System  prompts will indicate when the passwords do not match or when your password does not meet the designated length or guidelines.
  15. Click the Change Password button.
    Change Password page
  16. A Please Wait message is displayed as your password is changed in all EMU systems.
    Password Change Status
  17. The Password Change Confirmation page is displayed.
  18. Click the Continue button.
    Password Change Confirmation page
  19. The Update Profile description page is displayed.
  20. Review the alternate email examples and click to place a checkmark in the I Agree checkbox.
  21. Click the Continue button.
    Update Profile page
  22. The Update Profile page is displayed.
  23. Type your alternate email address (not your My.Emich email address) in the Alt Email Address field. Your alternate email address is used when you are Resetting a Forgotten My.Emich Password.
  24. Click the Update button.
    My.emich Username information
  25. The Account Update Confirmation page is displayed.
  26. Click the Continue button.
    Account Update Confirmation page
  27. The Logout page is displayed. Close your browser window before attempting to login to My.Emich again.
    Logout page

If you experience problems resetting your password, please check the Supported Browsers page to ensure you are using a compatible system and browser. If you have further questions, please contact the IT Help Desk at 734.487.2120 or visit them in Halle Library in room 106.

Division of Information Technology

118 Pray Harrold

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone: 734.487.3141

Fax: 734.481.9290