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HOW TO: Account Activation for Existing MPSA Members and Site Users

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If you have an existing account for the MPSA website, please check your email for a message from with a link, your contact id number, and the name your existing MPSA account uses.

Your existing MPSA account contains valuable information including the connection to your previous conference proposal profile, conference attendance records and your membership receipts.

Questions? Please email for assistance.

STEP 1: Select the Sign In button on the top of the home page. 


 STEP 2: At the bottom of the Sign In page, you will see a link in gold text labeled Register Now! Click this text link.















STEP 3: On the Register page, click the Quick Activation by Contact ID text that is in gold text.















STEP 4: Enter your contact ID number, first name, and last name that were sent to you in the email. Select the Activate Account button when your contact ID information has been entered.













STEP 5: In this step, you will create a username, password, and confirm the password by reentering it. Select the Register button when complete.














STEP 6: Once you clicked the Register button, you will be taken to your User Account page where you can update, change, and add your contact data via the Account Actions section. You can also purchase a membership, renew your existing membership, or access your transaction history.















NOTE: While logged into the website, you may return to your User Account page at any time by clicking on the gold My Account button. A box will appear with your picture (if uploaded), contact ID number, a Manage My Account link, and a Sign Out button. Just click on the Manage My Account link to return to your User Account page.