Instructions

Use the steps below to install Pathlight for either Android or iPhone.  

Pathlight installation instructions for Android

  1. In the Google Play Store search for and select: Pathlight

  2. Press Install

  3. View the Pathlight app access permissions, and press Accept

  4. Press Open

  5. Press Choose Server and choose ‘North Dakota State University (Pathlight)’ from the list

  6. For Authenticate my device press OK

  7. Press Click to login using your NDSU username and password… and login with your NDSU credentials

  8. Enter your phone number and select your wireless provider

  9. To Agree to the Terms and Conditions, set the toggle switch to On

  10. Press Send Confirmation Code

  11. * You will be sent a text message with confirmation code to enter in next step

  12. Enter confirmation code from text message and press Confirm

  13. Press Save to complete the authorization

  14. Press Authorize

  15. Adjust Notification Alert settings as desired

  16. Installation is complete.

Pathlight installation instructions for iPhone

  1. Download Pathlight from App Store

  2. Open Pathlight application to start the install process

  3. 'Pathlight" Would like to Send You Notifications - Allow

  4. Click the dropdown arrow next to Server URL and choose ‘North Dakota State University (Pathlight)’ from the list

  5. Click Authenticate my device

  6. Click to login using your NDSU username and password... and login with your NDSU credentials

  7. Enter your phone number and select your wireless provider

  8. Agree to the Terms and Conditions, set the toggle switch to ON

  9. Press Send Confirmation Code 

  10. * You will be sent a text message with confirmation code to enter in next step

  11. Enter confirmation code from text message and press Confirm

  12. Press Save to complete the authorization

  13. Press Authorize

  14. Allow "Pathlight” to access your location - Always Allow

  15. Installation is complete.

Additional Installation Help

If you need technical assistance to complete the download or activation, call or visit the NDSU Help Desk at one of the following:

  • 701-231-8685 (option 1)
  • Quentin Burdick Building 150
  • Barry Hall 270

For questions regarding how the application works, contact the University Police and Safety Office administration during regular business hours at 231-8998.  Feedback as well as other concerns may be sent to ndsu.police.safety@ndsu.edu

Configuration Information

If you have previously downloaded the application using a method other than through the instructions and link provided above, the application will ask for a server address. Choose ‘North Dakota State University (Pathlight)’ from the server list or go to the "Start Download..." link above and click the "Configure" button.

Pathlight is a registered trademark of the CBORD Group, Inc.

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