Faculty, Staff and students at SD Mines are assigned a computer account to aid their job and/or course work at SD Mines.
These accounts will remain active until the you have left the school or you violate the ITS terms and conditions agreement.
File Server/Network Account: (allows you access to fileserver resources, email, and your H: drive storage).
File server/Network access and Exchange email services are controlled through Microsoft Active Directory. The password and username for both these accounts is the same.
To access your office computer or tablet, start by pressing CTRL-ALT-DEL. The login screen will appear. Proceed by entering your 7-charater ID number (for students) or first initial and up to 7 letters of your last name for faculty/staff as "Username" and your password that will be supplied to you by your supervisor for employees. Students' default password is 8-digit birthdate and full ID number. If you are asked to input a Domain, use "SDSMT" (no quotes)
Changing Your Password:
To change your network account password using a machine connected to the campus network, start by pressing CTRL-ALT-DEL after you are logged in. Next, click the "Change Password" button and follow the instructions on the screen.
This account allows you 10 GB of storage space on H:. A personal web site is allowed on this directory. The url will be http://webpages.sdsmt.edu/~your_username_here.