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STEPS is now using Chico State's Central Authentication Service. This is the same system you use to log in to the campus portal. It is no longer possible to log in to STEPS by providing a Username and Password in the fields on this page.

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If you do not remember the password for your campus-supplied account, or if you need other help with your account, please contact IT Support Services (the campus help desk) at 530-898-4357.

To contact STEPS please use the Email Help link above, including both your STEPS username (if known) and your campus username in the message.
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