Getting Started for Faculty and Staff Getting Started for Faculty and Staff

Getting Started for Faculty and Staff

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How do I obtain my DSU username and password?

New Faculty and Staff accounts will be requested by your immediate supervisor.  Supervisors can find the form by clicking on this link:  Request for new computer account.

Once the form is completed by the supervisor, the supervisor will click the submit to OIT button at the bottom of the form (All required fields must be completed prior to being allowed to submit the form).  After the form is submitted, OIT will create the account within 24 hours and the department will be notified once the account is ready to be picked up.   If you have any questions, please contact our office at 662-846-4444.   

First time account login instructions

For information about how to setup your account for the first time click here

Accessing DSU IT Systems

Once your account is created, all of our systems are conveniently located in the MyDSU Portal which can be accessed by clicking on the MyDSU link on any page or by visiting


Once you arrive on campus and are assigned a computer, your access will automatically be setup for access to your email.  If you would like to access your email from off campus, you can do so by visiting

Delta State University’s Microsoft Office 365 email account provides users with many new features from Microsoft Office, including 50 Gigabytes of email storage, more security, 1 terabyte of cloud storage, and the ability to download the entire Microsoft Office Suite on up to 5 of your personal devices for free.  

If you would like to download Microsoft Office to your personal computer, click here.


You will be provided with a Delta State computer which will already have access to all of the software and features that we provide.  Here is a short list of the software that will be preinstalled:

  • Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access and Power BI(by request)
  • Browsers: Firefox, Chrome, and Microsoft Edge
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Zoom

Delta State University makes a number of software programs available at no cost for students, faculty, and staff.  Click the link below for more information on installing this software: 

Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Security Essentials (Antivirus Program)

Faculty and Staff have the option to install email on their mobile device if they choose.  For step-by-step instructions please click here.

DSU Online Services

DSU Online Services is a convenient way to take care of business online for Faculty and Staff

Within DSU Online Services:

  • Faculty members can advise students, post grades, view advisees transcripts, and more.
  • Employees can view their employee information such as earnings, tax information, days earned, etc. 

To access DSU Online Services,  use the link below with your university-provided username and password:


Instructional Technology

The Office of Instructional Technology is here to support you and your students' learning technology needs. The Instructional Technology team maintains a one-stop shop of faculty resources that is housed in Canvas. These resources can be found after logging into Canvas within the Help menu at the Faculty Resources link. New faculty will find required training, workshop recordings, newsletters, and a host of other resources. Be sure to look for announcements in Canvas as we often post workshop details as well as academic reminders for other DSU offices.

New Faculty – Access the Faculty Resources Portal now!


Respondus 4.0 (Respondus Quiz Maker, not Respondus lockdown-browser)


Technical Assistance

If you need technical assistance at DSU we are only a phone call away.  You can reach us by calling 662-846-4444 or submitting a ticket to IT Help Desk