Creating a Sponsored Guest Account


How do I create a Sponsored Guest account?  


Follow the steps below to create a Sponsored Guest account: 

  1. Navigate to
  2. Login using your BGSU username and password
  3. Review and accept the Terms and Conditions, if prompted.  
  4. On the Create Accounts tab, under Guest Informationselect either Known or Random based on your needs, and complete the necessary fields.

    1. Known Account: A Sponsored Guest that the creator knows detail for, such as name, email address, etc.

    2. Random Account: Sponsored Guest accounts, created at random, for users which additional details are unknown.  

    3. For example, a guest instructor is visiting campus and bringing along seven research assistants; you can create seven random accounts for the assistants, and one known account for the instructor. 

  5. Under Access Information:

    1. Select End of business day if the guest requires access until the end of the current business day only, or

    2. Enter the Duration, Start Date/Time and End Date/Time for access needed longer than that of the current date. 

      1. Users can generate sponsored accounts up to two weeks in advance. ITS can create accounts longer than two weeks In advance. If you would like your Sponsored Guest accounts created more than two weeks in advance, please contact the Technology Support Center (TSC)

  6. Select Create. 

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.


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