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===Password===
===Password===
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If you've forgotten your password, please use the [http://www.stevens.edu/password Stevens Password Service] in order to reset your password.
 
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The Stevens Password Service website requires you to know '''ONE''' of the following:
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Log in for the first time with the PIN provided to you by the Undergraduate or Graduate Admissions Office. It is recommended you change your password using the [http://www.stevens.edu/password Password Service] which can be accessed under "My Info" on the left side of the myStevens page.
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If you've forgotten your password, please use the [http://www.stevens.edu/password Password Service] and a reset link will be sent to your non-Stevens email address. You are required to know '''ONE''' of the following:
* [[CWID|Campus Wide ID]]
* [[CWID|Campus Wide ID]]
* Stevens username
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* First name, last name, and date of birth
* First name, last name, and date of birth
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If you have trouble, you can contact the [[Stevens Helpdesk]]. A password can only be reset for a user who contacts the Helpdesk directly.
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If you have trouble, you can contact the [[Stevens Helpdesk]]. A password can only be reset for a user who contacts the Help Desk directly.
===Bookmarking myStevens===
===Bookmarking myStevens===

Revision as of 11:01, 22 August 2012

Your myStevens account is used to access myStevens. This is a general web portal for people affiliated with Stevens to access campus technology services, view announcements, and keep in touch with campus life.

This is also the account used to access your Stevens Email.

Contents

General Information

Effective Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Stevens Pipeline will be replaced with a new version that incorporates a single sign-on page that binds the logon to all instances of a browser and tabs. The most common services are displayed as icons, and those used less frequently, as links below the icons, reducing the number of clicks necessary to reach a Stevens web service.

The direct logon to Web Self Service (Web for Students) using the Campus Wide ID and PIN will be eliminated. Logon to Web Self Services will only be possible by first logging onto My Stevens Pipeline.

The current Pipeline, including Pipeline e-mail and calendars, will still be available as on icon on the new myStevens or directly by using www.stevens.edu/pipeline. Pipeline must still be used to create away messages and forwarding e-mail addresses.

Since Pipeline will be phased out in the fall, you may want to start transitioning to WebMail if you use Pipeline e-mail. WebMail is available for all users who want to read their e-mail in a web browser. The Address Book (contact list) in Pipeline is not shared with WebMail so if you wish to have your current Pipeline Address Book available in WebMail you will need to export it from Pipeline and import it into WebMail.

As of January 21, 2011, Pipeline has been completely phased out.

Please feel free to direct comments and questions to the Information Technology Help Desk at 201.216.5500 or http://www.stevens.edu/helpdesk.

Username

Your Stevens username is assigned to you when you enter Stevens. It has a maximum of 8 characters, and takes the form of first letter of your first name and the first 7 characters of your last name. If you have a common first initial and last name, the last digit/letter of your username will be replaced with a digit incrementally. You'll see this more with certain common last names. Once you become affiliated with Stevens, you will receive a letter containing this information. You can go to logon help or contact the Stevens Helpdesk to verify your username if you misplaced the original letter.

Password

Log in for the first time with the PIN provided to you by the Undergraduate or Graduate Admissions Office. It is recommended you change your password using the Password Service which can be accessed under "My Info" on the left side of the myStevens page.

If you've forgotten your password, please use the Password Service and a reset link will be sent to your non-Stevens email address. You are required to know ONE of the following:

  • Campus Wide ID
  • Stevens username
  • Social security number
  • First name, last name, and date of birth

If you have trouble, you can contact the Stevens Helpdesk. A password can only be reset for a user who contacts the Help Desk directly.

Bookmarking myStevens

If you wish to save a bookmark in your web browser for easy access to myStevens, please edit the bookmark so it points to http://www.stevens.edu/mystevens or http://www.stevens.edu/ms. You will not be able to use a bookmark that points to the URL of the Shibboleth login page.

Logging Out

Please protect your myStevens account. Because the single sign-on system (Shibboleth) authenticates your entire browser session, you must fully exit your browser (all tabs, all windows) in order to log out of myStevens. There is no "log out" button.

For iOS devices, you must quit Mobile Safari, which is different from closing Mobile Safari.

  • To quit Mobile Safari in iOS version...
    • 3.x, hold the Sleep/Wake switch until the "Slide to power off" screen appears, then hold the Home button until the Home Screen is visible again.
    • 4.x, Double-tap the Home Button to reveal your recently used Apps. Tap and hold the Safari icon down until the icons begin to wiggle. Tap the Minus button in the upper left hand corner. The icon will vanish. Safari has quit.

Getting to Web for Students from myStevens

  1. Log in to myStevens
  2. Click the Student/Faculty Web Self Services button in the upper right.

myStevens Tips

  • Campus Announcements intended for students should be submitted to Student Life (e-mail student_life@stevens.edu).
  • Submit other announcements (for Stevens staff, faculty, or for the entire Institute) to the Print Shop via e-mail to printing@stevens.edu.

E-mail Tips

The following computer clients can be configured to manage your e-mail:

In addition, some phones can be set up for Stevens Email using the below guides:

Webmail Options

  • Use Settings to set your personal e-mail preferences.
  • To keep copies of Sent messages, choose Options, Mail Preferences. (NOTE: By default, copies of Sent messages are NOT saved.)
  • Auto Reply can be configured in the Message Center using the Email auto reply article.
  • Auto Forward can be configured in the Message Center using the How To Forward Your Email To Another Account artilce.
  • Under Settings you may change your Signature at the bottom of the page.
  • By default, deleted messages are sent to the Deleted folder immediately, to automatically delete these messages, go to Settings and check Auto Delete Trash or Delete Trash On Logout.

Campus Services

  • myMail is where you can access Email.
  • Managing your account payment and details about billing are located under eBilling.
  • The icon for Duckbills will help you manage Duckbills at the Online Card Office.
  • Technical problems or advice can be assessed by the HelpDesk by clicking on the Information Technology Helpdesk link.
  • For Web Services (Including Add/Dropping Courses and Schedules), click on the Icon for Student/Faculty Web Self Services.
  • Webcampus/Moodle is where online courses and online portions of courses can be found. Click the Moodle Link.
  • Some courses offer online lectures for download, the iTunes U link is where they can be found.
  • Campus Alerting allows a user to set up if they want text alerts, email alerts to other accounts, and the sort for when alerts need to be forwarded to the campus.
  • Physical Plant Workorder allows users to queue a job to be looked at by physical plant. This link will only appear when connected to the campus network.

Searching for People and E-mail Addresses

If you are not sure of someone's e-mail address, you can search for it inside the People-Finder tool.

  • Found under Campus Quick Links, you can find the People Finder.
  • By typing their name into People Finder, you can find out their E-mail address, role and other various information.

Personal Address Book can be found under WebMail by clicking on the Addresses tab. Transferring Pipeline Contacts list to Webmail can be found here

  • Enter the person's first name and/or last name.
  • You can also search by e-mail address. You might want to search by the e-mail address to make sure you are spelling the person's first name correctly, or to be sure you are sending the message to the correct person if he or she has a common last name. You may use "*" as a wildcard in the e-mail address. (E.g., d*evan*)
  • Select the correct person from the search results by clicking in the to, cc, or bcc checkbox. Then click the Address button.
  • Click OK on the next screen to continue composing the message to the addressee you selected.

FAQ

How do I get my myStevens account?

A: First, you need to be accepted by Stevens. Once you receive your acceptance letter, you need to submit your deposit/intent to enroll. Your account will be automatically generated at this point. You should receive a letter in the mail regarding your myStevens account.

How do I forward my email?

A: Your Stevens email can be forwarded to another email address using the Message Center. Please refer to our instructions here: How To Forward Your Email To Another Account.

What happens when I graduate?

A: After graduation your myStevens services will soon become unavailable. However if you have email forwarding set-up then that forwarding will remain for a semester. This means that emails sent to your username@stevens.edu will still be forwarded to another email address. This feature is available to allow students a year to update their web services with a different email address. Before the forwarding is removed (after the tradition semester) you will receive email warnings.

Other Links

You may be interested in other features within myStevens.

Personal tools