Popular Services

Each authorized CSULB employee and student has a BeachID Account. A BeachID Account consists of a nine-digit "username" (typically, your Campus ID) and your password, which prove you're affiliated with the University and enable you to use CSULB computing services. Access to specific campus systems is based on your role within the University.

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is an additional step in the log in process that verifies your identity when you log into Microsoft services.

Remote desktop access to college-specific computer lab software applications

This is part of CSULB's ongoing commitment to provide access to information resources and technologies to individuals with disabilities. The Chancellor's Office policy requires the campus to purchase Electronic and Information Technology (E&IT) products that meet Section 508 Accessibility requirements.

Remote networking services, Virtual Private Network (VPN), is a campus system allowing individuals to securely access internal networks and computers over the Internet, using encrypted tunnels to ensure that data cannot be accessed without authorization.

An assortment of other Microsoft Office 365 applications available for your personal, academic, and work needs.

Campus-issued student email account, also known as BeachMail.

Employee business email services, which include personal and resource calendaring, contacts, tasks, and notes.

Telephone lines and equipment provided for the campus community.

Online access to university-licensed software for classroom instruction and assignments.

beachnet+ is the primary, secure wireless connection for students, faculty and staff while on campus.

a collaboration software which integrates chat, teams & channels, audio and video calling, document sharing, and meetings functionality.

Multi-Factor Authentication with Duo adds a second layer of security to your online accounts. Verifying your identity using a second factor (like your phone or hardware token) prevents anyone but you from logging in, even if they know your password.

The MyCSULB Student Center provides a "home base" for accessing your student information such as your class schedule, outstanding balance, and contact information.

Functional support related to PeopleSoft Student Financials module provided by Financial Management

Available on campus-issued desk telephones with a variety of standard features.

Under the direction of the Division of Administration and Finance, DoIT assists campus departments with acquiring and coordinating campus approved, University-owned devices and monthly service.

a web-based collaboration and document management platform for employees and campus departments

Request this service to contact the Technology Help Desk.
You may also reach us by phone at (562) 985-4959, email at helpdesk@csulb.edu, or in person at the Horn Center lobby and 5th floor of the Campus Library.
Hours during the fall and spring semesters are Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM and Friday 8:00AM - 5:00 PM.
Basic support and escalation in case of emergencies is available outside these hours by email and phone.

Multiple web teams across campus provide web services, such as web design, web maintenance, application development and accessibility reviews for web pages and documents.

An array of services to assist the campus community and visitors with searching for people and departments on campus.

Getting updates directly from telephone users on campus is critical to record accuracy; in part due to extension numbers being assigned by departments and not part of any HR record. ITS/Telecommunications is reliant on departments and individuals to provide their information for accurate and complete directory records. Telephone directory records supply telephone extension information to the Address Book (GAL) in Outlook, the campus 911 system, and various HR related systems.

Microsoft Office 365 web applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneDrive. Also available for download on personal computers.