MSU Community ID Instructions

Creating Your Michigan State University Account

In order to register for a Michigan State University Extension online course you will need to create an account (Community ID) and set your password. You will use the same account information (Community ID and password) to access your online course.

Create an Account (Community ID) and Set Your Password

  1. Go to MSU Community ID.
  2. Select the Create Guest Account button.

    Community Id Account Creation Page

  3. Enter your first name, last name, and email. Select the CAPTCHA check box and select the button to Create my account.

    Community ID Account Creation Page

  4. You will receive an email from a sender called Community ID. In this email you will find a link which will allow you to set your password.
  5. Continue to follow the instructions to register for your online course.

*Please note: If you need to reset your password at any time go to MSU Community ID and select the Forgot Password button. If you need technical assistance please call the MSU Help Desk at 517-432-6200 and let them know that you are creating an MSU Community ID in order to access an online course in D2L.