myStrengths Portal Instructions

For first-time myStrengths users: 

These instructions are for Purdue Students, Faculty, and Staff who have not taken the Clifton StrengthsFinder Assessment.

Step 1: Access the myStrengths portal at Enter your Purdue (Career Account) username and password.

Note: The portal utilizes two-factor authentication so you will have to use Boilerkey.

Step 2: Enter the information requested and click “Create Account”

Note: The username and password will be unique to this site. Use your Purdue Career Account for your username (your Purdue email without “”). The full email will be prepopulated so you will need to delete “”. If you get an error message related to the username, choose another username of your choice. (The error means someone has used this username in the global Gallup system).

Example: would use “boilermaker” as the username. Choose any password (minimum 5 characters).

Image of the MyStrengths Registration Info Required


Step 3: Click on the green “Let’s go!” button. Do Not click on the “Sign In” button.


myStrengths Dashboard


Step 4: Select your preferred language. Click “Continue”.


Select Your Language Preferences - MyStrengths Portal


Step 5: Select “Take the Clifton…”


Select Take the Clifton StrengthsFinder Assessment


Step 6: Follow the prompts to complete the assessment.

Congratulations! You now have access to the myStrengths Online Portal! This was a onetime process. When you access the portal in the future (, you will use your Purdue (Career Account) Username and Password as you did on the very first page. 

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