Penguin Portal Account: Activation Issues


All new YSU students, faculty, and staff are required to activate their YSU Penguin Portal account to set their initial password and configure their 3 security questions. Please note that YSU Penguin Portal account passwords expire every 180 days (~6 months) and must be changed to ensure continued access into the account.


Please use the link below to activate your new YSU Penguin Portal account:

 Activate Penguin Portal Account


Additional assistance

  • Refer to the Related Articles section on this page for step-by-step instructions on how to activate a new Penguin Portal Account.
  • Contact the IT Service Desk by clicking the "Request Service" button on this page.  If possible, provide any error message(s) received that is preventing the account from activating successfully.
  • Contact the IT Service Desk by telephone at 330-941-1595.
Request Service

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This guide will walk you though how to activate a new Penguin Portal account


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