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Welcome to Evergreen! Your Evergreen.edu username and default password is generated 24 hours after your admission decision is made. Learn how to activate your account and access my.evergreen.edu.
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Welcome to Evergreen! Your temporary My Evergreen username is generated 24 hours after your admission. Learn how to activate your account and access my.evergreen.edu.
 
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===1. Determine your Username and Default Password===
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===Step 1: Set up a secure password===
Your evergreen.edu username is based on your date of birth and name at the time you enrolled.
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You will receive an account activation notification via email within 24 hours after you receive your acceptance email. This will be sent to your personal email you provided when you applied to Evergreen. If you can't find the activation email, try searching your spam/junk folders for "@evergreen.edu." '''If you cannot find the email, please  [https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=98-tIm_ApkmPIFBxHEDdqtxumRC2JeVOl-dHQovAe7JUM0w4UU9CRzg1UEFXVjFNNVVPU0lVTzM5Ry4u submit a support request.]''' 
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# Go to [https://Activate.evergreen.edu activate.evergreen.edu] 
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# Select "Student" 
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# Enter your temporary username from the activation email 
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# Enter the captcha 
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# The next page explains that the system will send a verification email to the personal email we have on file for you. Click "Email" to send the verification email. Stay on this page! 
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# In another tab, open your personal email and get the code from the verification email 
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# Return to the activation page and enter the code from the verification email 
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# Set a secure password containing at least 8 characters, at least one capital and lower case letter, and at least one number or special character 
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# Save your password and move to Step 2! 
  
See: '''[[Default Username and Password]]''' to figure out yours.
 
  
===2. Login to my.evergreen to activate===
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=== Step 2: Select a new username ===
#Navigate to [https://my.evergreen.edu my.evergreen.edu]
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# Go to [https://mystudentlogon.evergreen.edu/Account/Login mystudentlogon.evergreen.edu] to select a username. 
#Login for the first time with your '''evergreen.edu username''' and '''initial password'''
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# Sign in with your temporary username and the password you just set in Step 1. 
#Upon successful login you will be asked to create a new, unique password
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# Choose your username from the five options presented. The first three options are variations on the first and last name the college has on file for you. We recommend picking one that is easy for you to remember.
#You will now be prompted to answer a few account preference questions and conditions:
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# Confirm and save your username.   
#*'''Answer the secret question:'''  This is what you will need to have in the case that you [[Forgot My Password|forget your password]].
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#*'''Select your email preference:'''  You can forward your Evergreen email to a third party provider (e.g., gmail.com).
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Please note: New usernames should sync with all systems within an hour. You will receive an email notification once your new username is ready for use. 
#*Accept the copyright and financial responsibility agreements
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# Once you have taken this last step, your email box is created (current students only) and you will have access to many Evergreen resources.
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If you need to sign in to [https://my.evergreen.edu my.evergreen.edu] before your username is active, you can use the temporary username from the original activation email.  
  
====About Mail Forwarding====
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===Step 3: Sign into My Evergreen to finalize account activation===
When prompted about forwarding your mail to another provider, please consider this choice carefully.  
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# Go to to [https://my.evergreen.edu my.evergreen.edu]
*While a mail forward is active (by selecting "please forward my mail to another provider") your Evergreen mailbox will remain empty.  
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# Log in for the first time with your chosen @evergreen.edu username and password.  
*We cannot guarantee delivery to an off campus provider, but we will do our best to help you if you have any mail issues
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# Upon successfully logging in, you will be prompted to agree to a few different college policies. Accepting these policies creates your Evergreen student email inbox, so please don't skip over these agreements!
*You can learn more about forwarding by reading our [[Mail Forwards|Mail Forward]] help page.  
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# Once you have accepted these policies, you will be directed to the my.evergreen home page with access to your Evergreen resources.
 
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Latest revision as of 10:30, 26 April 2021

Welcome to Evergreen! Your temporary My Evergreen username is generated 24 hours after your admission. Learn how to activate your account and access my.evergreen.edu.

Step 1: Set up a secure password

You will receive an account activation notification via email within 24 hours after you receive your acceptance email. This will be sent to your personal email you provided when you applied to Evergreen. If you can't find the activation email, try searching your spam/junk folders for "@evergreen.edu." If you cannot find the email, please submit a support request.

  1. Go to activate.evergreen.edu
  2. Select "Student"
  3. Enter your temporary username from the activation email
  4. Enter the captcha
  5. The next page explains that the system will send a verification email to the personal email we have on file for you. Click "Email" to send the verification email. Stay on this page!
  6. In another tab, open your personal email and get the code from the verification email
  7. Return to the activation page and enter the code from the verification email
  8. Set a secure password containing at least 8 characters, at least one capital and lower case letter, and at least one number or special character
  9. Save your password and move to Step 2!


Step 2: Select a new username

  1. Go to mystudentlogon.evergreen.edu to select a username.
  2. Sign in with your temporary username and the password you just set in Step 1.
  3. Choose your username from the five options presented. The first three options are variations on the first and last name the college has on file for you. We recommend picking one that is easy for you to remember.
  4. Confirm and save your username.


Please note: New usernames should sync with all systems within an hour. You will receive an email notification once your new username is ready for use.

If you need to sign in to my.evergreen.edu before your username is active, you can use the temporary username from the original activation email.

Step 3: Sign into My Evergreen to finalize account activation

  1. Go to to my.evergreen.edu
  2. Log in for the first time with your chosen @evergreen.edu username and password.
  3. Upon successfully logging in, you will be prompted to agree to a few different college policies. Accepting these policies creates your Evergreen student email inbox, so please don't skip over these agreements!
  4. Once you have accepted these policies, you will be directed to the my.evergreen home page with access to your Evergreen resources.