Email and Campus Accounts

Account Activation

Account activation creates the credentials (username and password) you'll use to log into campus systems such as email (Windows Live), Learn@UW-Stout and Access Stout.

  • Usernames are derived from last name, first initial and a four-digit random number (ex. doej1234) and are used to log into every system except email (Windows Live mail)
  • Email Address - Student email addresses are username+'' (ex.
  • Password - A single password serves for all campus systems. Students do have the ability, should they so wish, to change their Windows Live (Hotmail) password from within that account; this will not change the password for any other campus systems. Forgotten passwords can be reset at our password help page.


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