Frequently Asked Question

Your EECS Account
Last Updated 14 days ago

EECS account quick facts:

  • If you are a student:
    Your EECS account should be created by the first day of your first Electrical Engineering or Computer Science class.
  • If you are faculty or staff:
    Your EECS account will be created for you. Please stop by the EECS Helpdesk in Sloan 358 to get your account details.
  • If you are having trouble logging in, send an email to support.vcea@wsu.edu or stop by the EECS Helpdesk in Sloan 358 (bring your CougarCard).
  • Remember: WSU
EECS account info:
Username:
The first letter of your first name followed by the first 7 letters of your last name. No spaces, all lowercase.
If you have a common last name, your username may include a number at the end. Stop by the EECS Helpdesk to find out what your username is.

Password:
If you are unsure what your password is stop by the VCEA IT Helpdesk, located in Sloan 358.

EECS Account Expiration:
Your account can expire in two separate ways.
1. The password can expire.
  • You will still be able to access your account via ssh or a domain joined computer, but you will be prompted to change your password upon logging in. You can also
  • If you can't access GitLab or any other eecs managed service try sshing in.
  • This occurs about every 6 months.
2. The account itself can expire.
  • This will cease all activity on your account and you will need to stop by the EECS Helpdesk in Sloan 358 to reactivate it.
  • This occurs about every year.
  • Note: this does not mean your account is deleted, but if your account isn't reactivated in a few years it will be deleted.

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