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Trojan Card Mobile ID

Your Trojan Card…now on your iPhone, Apple Watch, and Android phones!

The new Trojan Card is available to all enrolled students and current employees. Tap your iPhone, Apple Watch, or Android phone at readers across campus to conveniently access your Trojan Card. You’ll still have your physical card, and now you can add your Trojan Card either to one iPhone and one Apple Watch, or one Android phone.

  • All Door Access

  • Laundry

    • Note: laundry rooms at the 2-1-2 House, Girton House, Van Eps Place, and the 8 Plex apartments are not accessible with Trojan Silver at this time.

  • Library

  • Marketplace

  • Queue

  • 8th Street Square

  • Bits 'N Bytes convenience store

  • Trojan Zone

  • Concessions

  • Production Center

  • Community Center

  • Madison Regional Health

Getting Started

Set-up for iPhone and Apple Watch Users

Setting Up Mobile ID on iPhone or Apple Watch

  1. Download the Transact eAccounts Mobile app from the App Store to your phone.

  2. Open Transact eAccounts. Click through the startup screens and tap Get Started.

  3. Search for South Dakota then DSU Portal.

  4. Enter your campus network credentials to authenticate your device. If you have not set up your campus network credentials, please see ‘Photo Submission/Preparation’ above. You will also need to have MFA set up to send a push to your device.

  5. Once you have successfully authenticated in eAccounts, click the Add to Apple Wallet button to add your Trojan Card to Apple Wallet. You can add your Trojan Card to one iPhone and one Apple Watch.

    1. Click iPhone and continue through the prompts (Next, Agree to Terms & Conditions).
    2. When the process is complete, the app will send a notification to verify your Trojan Card Mobile ID has been added to Wallet.
    3. Tap Done in the upper right corner to return to the Home screen of the app.
    4. You can now add your Apple Watch using the same process.

Adding Your Mobile ID to Apple Wallet on a Second Device

  1. Repeat steps 1-5 to log in to the Transact eAccounts Mobile App.

  2. Ensure your second device is signed into the same iCloud account as the first device.

  3. From the Campus ID screen in Transact eAccounts, tap the in the upper right corner of your Transact Mobile Credential display.

  4. Tap Add or Remove Campus ID from Wallet.

  5. Choose your second device to add your Transact Mobile Credential.

  6. On the Add Card to Wallet screen, tap Next in the upper right corner.

  7. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete adding your card.

Using Mobile ID on Your iPhone

Your iPhone or Apple Watch must be turned on, but it does not have to be connected to a network. For iPhones 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, and later, Express Mode allows you to use your Trojan Card without unlocking the device with a passcode, Touch ID, or Face ID. Just tap your device against the reader to recognize your Trojan Card. On iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR Express Mode with power reserve is available for up to five hours after the device’s battery needs to be charged.

On an iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, you can use it by double-clicking the Home button, then tapping your default payment card and selecting your student ID. Rest your finger on Touch ID to authenticate and hold the top of the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus near the contactless reader.

  • To display your Trojan Card Mobile ID, open Apple Wallet and select your Trojan Card from your saved cards.
  • To add funds to your accounts in the Transact eAccounts app, first, save a payment method at the Transact eAccounts website at <URL for Transact eAccounts>.
    • Make a deposit via your desktop or mobile browser.
    • After completing the deposit, there will be an option to save your credit card information.
    • Once you have added the card information on the Transact eAccounts website, that card will be available in the Transact eAccounts app for future deposits. If you have already used Transact eAccounts to access your Mobile ID, you must sign out and back in to update the saved payment information.

Contact information for the Trojan Card Services Office is also available from the Trojan Card menu in the Apple Wallet.

Set-up for Android Users

Setting Up Mobile ID on Android

  1. Enable NFC on your phone in your Settings NFC settings can be found in different areas of the Settings menu, depending on your device. A common location is Connected Devices>Connection Settings. (If not found there, use the Search option on the top right to double check.)

  2. Toggle the NFC setting to On.

  3. Open Google Pay and make sure it is enabled as the default payment application. If the app prompts you to add a credit card, you can bypass that screen and return to the Google Pay home screen.

  4. Download the Transact eAccounts Mobile app from the Google Play Store to your phone.

  5. Open Transact eAccounts, click through the startup screens, and tap Get Started.

  6. Search for Dakota State University and click through to the Trojan Card login screen.

  7. Enter your campus network credentials to authenticate your device. If you have not set up your campus network credentials, please see ‘Photo Submission/Preparation’ above. You will also need to have MFA set up to send a push to your device.

  8. Once you have successfully authenticated in eAccounts, click the Add to Google Pay button to add your Trojan Card to Google Pay.

    1. Continue through the prompts (Next, Accept the Dakota State University Terms & Conditions).

    2. Next, Accept the Google Pay Terms of Service.

    3. The next screen will confirm that the ID has been added to Google Pay.

Using Mobile ID on Android

  • You do not need to unlock your phone, but the screen must be awake to use your Trojan Card. Tap the power button to wake the screen and tap your phone against the reader. Note, the antenna location may vary by device, although it is often in the middle of the phone. As a result, you may have to adjust the orientation of your phone against the reader to have your mobile credential recognized.
  • To display your Trojan Card, open the Transact eAccounts app and select the View in Google Pay icon.
  • To add funds to your accounts in the Transact eAccounts app, first save a payment method at the Transact eAccounts website: https://sdeast-sp.transactcampus.com/DSU/AnonymousHome.aspx
    • Make a deposit via your desktop or mobile browser.
    • After completing the deposit, there will be an option to save your credit card information.
    • Once you have added the card information on the Transact eAccounts website, that card will be available in the Transact eAccounts app for future deposits. If you have already used Transact eAccounts to access your Mobile ID, you must sign out and back in to update the saved payment information.

Contact information for the Trojan Card Services Office is also available from the Trojan Card menu in Google Pay.

FAQ Reference Document

iPhone

  • iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, or later
  • iOS 12 or later

Apple Watch

  • Apple Watch Series 1 or later
  • Watch OS 5 or later

Apple ID

  • Signed into iCloud. If two devices are used, both must be signed into the same iCloud account. 

Android Phone

  • Version 6.0 or later; NFC-enabled device capable of supporting Google Pay or Samsung Pay.
  • eAccounts Mobile App
  • Loaded from Apple App Store or Google Play stores by searching Transact eAccounts

Hold the top back side of your device toward the reader.  If you have an iPhone later than the 6 or 6 Plus, your card is set to Express Mode. This means you can simply tap your iPhone at a reader without a passcode, Touch ID, or Face ID. If you’re prompted for a passcode, tap the code to access your phone. Hold the top of your mobile device or the display of your Apple Watch within a few centimeters of the middle of the card reader until you feel a vibration. You'll see Done and a checkmark on the display. Please Note: If you’re using an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, double-click the Home button, then tap your default payment card and select your student ID. Rest your finger on Touch ID to authenticate and hold the top of the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus near the contactless reader.

Your mobile device must be turned on, but it doesn't have to be connected to a network. You don't need to validate with Face ID, Touch ID, or your passcode, and you don't need to wake or unlock your device or open an app.

To display your Trojan Card, open Apple Wallet or Google Pay.

Minimal setup is required to use your Mobile Trojan Card ID. Most users can begin using their Trojan Card on their phones in minutes. An approved photo is required.

Submitting your photo

  • New Students: Submit your photo here: https://apps.dsu.edu/dsu-account/login.aspx using your DSU credentials.

  • Current Students: The photo will be pulled from the current account.

  • Faculty/Staff: Photo submission is done when completing the new employee orientation with Human Resources or the photo will be pulled from the current account.

Problems? Submit a Support Ticket