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PLEASE NOTE: you must wait AT LEAST 2.5 hours after submitting your application before attempting to activate your account.

These are the items you will need, please check them off as you gather the information:

First, your Wake Tech ID Number. Click here to retrieve your student ID # (note: you will need to use your social security number).

If you do not wish to use your social security number, please try these methods:

  • Blackboard (if you take online classes)
    • Log in, then click "Personal Information" - click here for a visual.
    • Click "Edit Personal Information" on the next page - click here for a visual.
    • On this page you will be able to view your Wake Tech ID Number - click here for a visual.
  • See your advisor
  • Contact myhelpdesk here

Second, your Key Account USER ID / Login. Your User ID is the ID you will use to log in. It is made up of your first initial, middle initial and last name. Ocassionally, there will be a sequence number at the end. To find out your User ID, please click here.

Third, your Birthday. Your birthday must be entered in MM/DD/YYYY format. This means, if I was born on January 2, 1980... my birthday would be entered as 01/02/1980

Fourth, your First and Last Name. Your full and legal first name and last name.

And Finally, a strong password that you can remember.

Once you have all this information, you should be ready to activate your account.

IMPORTANT: Upon two consecutive years of student inactivity, the student's Wake Tech email account will be removed. Once your Wake Tech email account has been removed, the student will no longer have access to the account.

Proceed to Activate Account

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