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ID Numbers and Computing Accounts (MySanDiego Accounts)

Faculty, staff, and students are assigned a University ID number and choose a username and password. Limited-access prospective student and guest accounts are also available for eligible University affiliates and campus visitors.  MySanDiego accounts provide credentials that allow authorized users to gain access to various computing resources and services - for example, access to the University MySanDiego portal, USD Secure Wi_Fi, Blackboard LMS, etc.

Available to

Student Staff Faculty Alumni


A university ID number is required for all faculty, staff, and students. Faculty and staff must have an active assignment in University of San Diego's Human Resource System to receive their ID number. Students are assigned their university ID number once accepted and deposited to the University of San Diego.

Data security restrictions

Unless authorized by the university's Information Technology Services department, user IDs and passwords may not, under any circumstances, be shared with or used by persons other than those to whom they have been assigned by the university, per University of San Diego Policy 2.5.1: Policy G21


For more information about University ID numbers, account creation and passwords, contact the ITS Helpdesk at (619) 260-7900 or help@sandiego.edu.



Getting started

After receiving your university Banner ID number, you may create a university computing account by visiting the MySanDiego portal: my.sandiego.edu/ Select "Open an Account." You will be prompted for the last seven digits of your Banner ID number, last digits of your social security number and date of birth.

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Contact Information

Information Technology Services
University Center 117
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-7900

Office Hours

Help Desk at University Center 117

  • Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday - CLOSED (Limited Phone Support)

Torero Store Help Desk

  • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday - CLOSED

Copley Library Help Desk

  • Monday - Thursday: 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday - Sunday - CLOSED