Activating your Macomb Student Account


How do I activate my student account?


  • Macomb Student Account


Receiving your activation email

  • When your My Macomb account is ready for use, you will receive an email from with the subject **Activate our Macomb Community College Electronic Account**. Below is an example of the email you will receive. 

Set a Password

  • When prompted, enter your Temporary Access Pass.
  • Click Sign in.

  • On the Change password page:
    • Enter your Temporary Access Pass into the Old Password field.
    • Choose a new password and enter it in both the Create New Password and Confirm New Password field.
    • Click Submit.
  • You will be taken to the Profile page next.

 Note: Please choose a password that is at least 12 characters long, is easy for you to remember, and hard for someone else to guess.

Enroll in Additional Verification Options

In addition to a password, students will occasionally be prompted to further verify their identity by using one of several additional verification options. 

  • These options can be found by visiting the What Verification Options are Available page.
  • Students must choose at least 1 strong verification method and two total verification methods.
  • These methods may also be used to reset a forgotten password. 
  • On the Profile page, click on Edit Security Info.

  • On the Security Info Page, click on Add sign-in Method to enroll in a verification method.

  • Repeat this process until you have at least two verification methods.
  • There are knowledge base articles available for each verification method:
  •  If you do not enroll in two verification methods at this time, you will be prompted to do so the next time you logon. 
  •  Once you have at least 1 strong verification method and 2 total verification methods please click on Sign out of Everywhere at the bottom of the Security Info page. 

  • Signing out will give you an opportunity to test your authentication methods. 
  • If you would like to return to this page in the future or change the methods you have enrolled you may do so by vising

If you need assistance activating your Macomb account, please reach out to the Student Tech Support by emailing or calling (586) 445-7999 option 8, followed by option 1.



Article ID: 143786
Thu 6/2/22 8:52 AM
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