Activating your MyNEVADA User Account

To Activate Your MyNEVADA User Account

After you have successfully submitted your application to the University of Nevada, Reno, you will receive an Application Acknowledgement communication with your NSHE ID and Application Number - typically within 3-5 business days. Once you have received this information, you are ready to activate your User Account.   

To activate your account, first navigate to MyNEVADA. From this page, click the Activate MyNEVADA User Account link.

This will direct you to the Activate Your Account page. In order to activate, you must fill in the minimum required information (noted with the * symbol). When entering your name, please use your name as it appears on official documentation. If you are an alumni or former student, please enter your name as it existed when you attended the University. If you have changed your name since you attended and have not updated your name at any Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institution, we may not be able to find you under your current name.

Activate Your Account page, requires user to enter name, DOB, SSN or Application number to complete the user verifcation section, and complete security check.

After you have completed the required information section, you will need to select a verification method. If you do not have a Social Security Number, Application Number, or do not know either of those you will need to call (775) 784-MYNV to ask for a Temporary Access Key to be generated for you.

Complete the Security Check as outlined in the instructions on the page. When you are ready, hit the Submit button at the bottom of the page to move to the next step in the Activation process.

If the system finds your record, you will then be asked to set up a password, email address, and forgotten password help question to complete the activation process. For security reasons, your password must be at least 7 characters (max 32 characters), include at least 1 number and 1 special character. Passwords cannot begin with a special character.

Actviate your Account page which requires a new password to be set up, and confirmed, a current email address to be entered, and a security question and answer to be set up



















If you already have a user profile or after you successfully create one, you will be directed to Your Profile Information.  Your NSHE ID is the same number as your User ID - this is the number you will use to log into MyNEVADA.  If you don't remember your password, you can use the Forgot My Password functionality.

Activate your Account confirmation page, information includes NSHE ID, USER ID, email address and current affiliations with the University

If you have no current affiliation with the University of Nevada (Applicant, Student, Former Student, Instructor, Advisor, or Employee) you will not be allowed to create a User Profile. Please contact or call (775) 784-MYNV for more information or assistance.

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