Email: Help.Desk@ csn.edu
Local: 702-651-HELP (4357)
Toll-Free: 800-630-7563


Active Directory (AD) accounts are provided for all students, faculty and professional CSN staff. The AD infrastructure allows for integration between many CSN systems while still retaining autonomy in the local domanin. AD accounts provide access to campus computers and resources, MyCSN, GoCSN, Canvas, CSN email, and other CSN services using one username and password.


  • Access CSN courses and email
  • Connect to CSN WiFi
  • Manage account passwords
  • Single sign-on access to CSN services
  • Browser remains connected until you log off
  • Supports enterprise systems (print and file servers)
  • Provides contact information and scheduling integration
  • Improves workstation security
  • Microsoft Windows platform manageability and security

Get Help

GoCSN provides users with the ability to reset and manage their passwords and accounts. New students will need to activate their accounts before they can be used. {link to activation page} View the {link} getting started page or contact the Help Desk for additional assistance. If you are a new student, it may take up to 48 hours before your account is created and you can log in. 

Additional Information

Student accounts are active during one year after the last course you attend at CSN. Faculty accounts are active during the time of your employment. | When you are finished with your session, remember to sign out of all services to keep your account secure. | Protect your passphrase as carefully as you would your other personal identification information, since your credentials are used to access all CSN information- some of which is confidential. |There are various usage polices {link to usage policies}