|| CTSU Members Login Information
If you are having difficulty logging into our website, it could be for one of the
1) Invalid Username or Password:
To access the CTSU Registered Member Website a username and password are required.
The CTSU registration process is administered through the NCI CTEP Identity and Access Management (CTEP-IAM).
You must be able to access the CTEP-IAM "Members Area" in order to access the CTSU website. To verify you have a valid CTEP-IAM account, please visit the CTEP-IAM website and click on "Members Area" on the left menu.
If you have forgotten your CTSU password you can request a new temporary password on-line by accessing the CTEP-IAM website below:
Request temporary password
If you want to change your password, you can do it on-line by accessing the CTEP-IAM website below:
If you want to become a CTSU member and learn more about the CTSU:
please check our public access website at: http://www.ctsu.org.
2) You may need to enable "cookies" on your web browser:
If you are not sure how to do this, please contact your computer / IT
help staff, or the CTSU via e-mail at
The CTSU Members' website employs the use of "session cookies" which retain
information only during the session, about areas visited within the site, or for
the purpose of completing a particular online transaction, without any capacity to
track users over time and across different websites.
We do NOT use "Persistent" Web Cookies. A persistent web cookie is a web
cookie that can track "the activities of users over time and across different web
Following is some additional information regarding cookies:
What Are Cookies, And Why Do Websites Use Them?
A cookie is a small data file created on the user's computer by a web browser in
response to an instruction transmitted via a web page. On subsequent visits, this
data file is sent back to a computer in the same domain as the one which created it.
The protocols on which the web is based do not easily permit a web server to
differentiate one user from another in real-time. Cookies are used to "work around"
this limitation and are widely employed on the web for many perfectly legitimate
purposes, such as:
- Storing individual user preferences. A cookie used by a news website for this purpose might contain settings specifying that the user wants to see national news and local news for Texas but not international news.
- Gathering statistics on site usage. While a Webmaster can glean this information from server access logs, cookies can make the task easier.
- Maintaining a "shopping cart" at online stores. Cookies used for this purpose might contain a number identifying the product and the quantity of items the user has selected.
- "Remembering" userIDs and passwords so that they do not need to be entered on future visits.
Salient Features of Cookies
- Cookies provide only the data stored within themselves; they do not read and
transmit the contents of other data files from the user's hard drive.
- Cookies cannot delete or damage user files.
- Cookies cannot normally be retrieved except by a server within the same domain as the one which created them.
- When a web page is loaded, the server which houses the page can set a cookie on the user's browser. In addition, however, any graphics on a page which are pulled from other web servers permits those servers to set their own cookies as well.