Directions for Setting up Directory ID & Password
To set up the Directory ID and password for the first time:
- Visit the Division of Information Technology's Identity Verification website
- Click Activate Account
- Complete the form
- Click yes to proceed through the Security alert message if needed
NOTE: International Students who do not have a social security number, must use their Student ID (SID) number. Each student is assigned a SID number by the University of Maryland and received their SID from the Smith School's Admissions Office.
Multi-Factor Authentication Requirement
All UMD students must use multi-factor authentication to log into all university resources that use the Central Authentication System (CAS).