Accessing PAWS to Register

About PAWS

PAWS is Frostburg State University's Internet Records system. You can view your academic record, service holds, the schedule of classes, academic advising report, registration time period and register for classes using this system.

Accessing PAWS

PAWS Login

Login Details


A username and password are required to log into PAWS. Your PAWS username matches your FSU e-mail username, including the numerals.

Example: jasmith0 for Joe Allen Smith with FSU email address
Don't know your username? Please contact the FSU Help Desk on-campus at x-7777 or off-campus at 301-687-7777.


Please visit to setup your password and security questions.  To do so you will need your FSU Username and FSU ID Number.

Forgot your password? Reset password through the password and account management portal
Contact the FSU IT Computing Help Desk on-campus at x-7777 or off-campus at 301-687-7777.


The Help Desk staff can assist you with resetting your own password by telephone, or by visiting the office located in Center for Communications and Information Technology building (CCIT), room 123K (please be prepared to show photo id). Normal hours of operation are:

Sunday 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

FSU ID Number and SSN

You are assigned a FSU ID Number (also known as EmplID), which is used as your primary identification code. This ID replaces the use of your social security number. You will keep your FSU ID Number throughout your educational career at FSU. Please memorize or make note of this ID.

PAWS Student Center

On January 14th, 2023, the PAWS Student Center was upgraded to have a more modern look and feel.  The upgraded Student Center will provide easier navigation and will be viewable on any size device.  If you encounter any issues or have any questions regarding the “new” Student Center, please contact the IT Help Desk at 301-687-7777 x7777 or

Student Center Academics Screen Shot


Student Center Finance Screen Shot


Student Center Contact Screen Shot