Computer Science and Engineering user accounts are usually created by the second or third day of classes. If your account is not available when you have an assignment due or a scheduled lab, see your class instructor or TA. Under special circumstances, a guest account may be provided until your own has been created.
Which students may have a CSE computer account?
Any student enrolled in a 200+ level Computer Science class in the current term
Except for CSE 231 and CSE 232, CSE account will not be created.
Any student actively pursuing a degree in CSE, CPE, or LBS/CSE, where 'actively
pursuing a degree' means no more than 2 consecutive semesters without
taking a 200+ level CSE class. Such students on co-op are considered
Research students sponsored by CSE faculty members
Graduate assistants in the CSE department
How long do Computer Science accounts remain active?
CSE, CPE and LBS/CSE
majors keep their accounts as long as they are actively pursuing their
CSE, CPE, or LBS/CSE degrees keep their accounts for one semester after
Other majors taking
CSE classes lose their accounts immediately following the end of the
How does my account get deleted?
the end of the current semester you will receive email telling you that
your account will disappear.
the scheduled deletion date your account will be disabled, and you will
no longer be able to log in.
the end of drops-and-adds your account will be deleted completely. No
backup of your files will be made.
What steps should I take when I receive an account deletion notice?
we have made a mistake, and you still have a right to keep your account,
send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org IMMEDIATELY, explaining your situation.
people you correspond with that your email address <user name>@cse.msu.edu
will no longer be valid
any files you wish to keep (we don't keep backup copies of deleted accounts!).
Can a deleted account be re-opened?
Once an account has been deleted, it is gone for good. If your circumstances
change and you again need a Computer Science account, a new one will
be created for you.
Computer Science and Engineering
428 S. Shaw Lane, Room 3115
East Lansing, MI 48824-1226