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Before Starting Orientation

Before you attend orientation at JSU, students should be sure to:

1. Indicate your Intent to Enroll

Click here to indicate your intent to enroll

2. Send immunization records to the health center.

3. Apply for housing, if needed.

4. Activate your NetID: 

  • Go to
  • At the top of the webpage, click P.A.W.S.
  • Click “Enter Secure Area(JSU PAWS)”
  • Enter your JNumber (found on admissions letter ex:J00000000) and PIN
  • Click “Activate NetID, Change NetID Password”

Note: Your NetID password must be at least 7 characters long and include a capital letter and symbol. Ex: Pa$$word

5. Access your student email 

  • Go to
  • At the top of the webpage, click “Email”
  • Click “Student Login”
  • Type your for the Login ID.
  • If this is your first time logging in, your password is your birth date (MMDDYYYY, ex: 04012016)

6. Submit your Final “Official” Transcript

Final transcripts can be submitted to, via parchment services and eScrip-Safe.


Student Orientation


1400 John R. Lynch Street
Jackson, MS 39217-0280

Phone: 601 979-3113, 866-THEE-JSU