StarID Employee FAQ

StarID-BSU-logoBSU and NTC employees: you have questions about StarID.  We have answers.

Q)  What do employees use StarID for?

A)  Your username and password for campus services and resources is your StarID credentials.  You will use StarID to log in to the MyBSU or MyNTC web portal, lab computers, campus WiFi, D2L Brightspace, email, e-services, etc…

Q)  Do I have a StarID and what is the password?

A)  Yes, all employees have a StarID.  If you are unsure of your StarID username or password, please go to the StarID Self Service site to lookup your StarID and or to reset the password.

Q)  What does a StarID look like?

A)  StarID follows a 2 letter, 4 number, 2 letter format.  For example:  xy4321ab

Q) Is my email address my starID username?

A)  No.  Your email address is based on your name.  You will receive your email address as part of the on-boarding process.

Q)  I’ve heard there are 2 formats to enter my StarID on campus depending on what I’m doing.  Which one should I use?

A)  Yes.  There are 2 ways to enter your StarID depending on the service you are trying to access.  It’s important to note that they both reference one StarID account, and the password is the same for both.  The 2 choices are:

  • StarID only (EX: xy4321ab) or
  • “StarID@bemidjistate.edu” or “StarID@ntcmn.edu” (EX: xy4321ab@bemidjistate.edu).  
Here’s the plan for BSU:
Use your StarID only to log into: Use StarID@bemidjistate.edu to log into:
Here’s the plan for NTC:
Use your StarID only to log into: Use StarID@ntcmn.edu to log into: