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Activate Your OHIO ID

New students, faculty, and staff

Your OHIO ID and password are the keys to most online services at Ohio University. If you are new to the University or returning after an extended absence, you will need to activate your OHIO ID.

  • Activate your OHIO ID - PID required. This number can be found on your University ID card or on your letter of admission.

For help, please contact the IT Service Desk.

Faculty and staff who are taking classes

If you are a faculty/staff member who is also enrolled for classes, you will have both a faculty/staff OHIO ID and a student OHIO ID. To avoid missing any class-related messages, you should use the link above to activate your student OHIO ID.