Use this form to verify your SUNY Erie Student network account username and initial password

Faculty and Staff, please contact the ITS Help Desk

Last Name
7 Digit Student ID
Last 6 Digits of SSN

For students who provided two or a hyphenated surname (last name) on their application, please remove all spaces and hyphens.
For example, if your name is Jane Doe Smith or Jane Doe-Smith, you would enter DoeSmith for your last name when using the form above.

Need your password reset?
If you completed your self-service password reset questions go to
Instructions are located at the bottom of the page at
Network Account Creation
Student accounts are created within 48 hours of your application being accepted and admitted by the Admissions Department. Accounts are valid for one year after your last day of class attendance. Accounts will be disabled if students are not registered for classes following this period.

Network Account Credentials
Use the form at the top of this page to identify your account name and initial password.
Note: The username should be in lowercase.

All students have an email address associated with their accounts. Your email address is your account name followed by Use your email address as your username when logging in. For example, a student account name of smithjr217 would have an email of Access to email is available through Office 365 located at

For Fall 2021 semester activities and going forward, log into Workday at Your Workday account username and password is the same as your email account.
Students can log into Workday and Review Contact and Personal information, view and submit Action items in the Workday Inbox, and click the Academics worklet to explore the Academics dashboard where students can find advisor information in Important Contacts Support Network, view Holds that may need to be addressed, view their Academic Plan to start building or creating a schedule for registration which opens on March 29th for the Fall 2021 Semester and much more!
When to use your username or email when logging into services
When you see the Microsoft Azure Login page shown below, you will need to use your email address as the username. All other services will only need your username to log in.
Azure Login Page

First Login
You first login on the web will require you to set your password reset and recovery options. Please view the link at for more information.

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
All accounts are secured with Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Detailed information is located at

Brightspace is the course delivery system for students taking online courses. The web address is Your Brightspace account username and password is the same as your email account. Students will not be able to log into Brightspace until the first day of the semester. Students registering after the beginning of the semester will be enrolled in their course after 3am the following morning. More information about Brightspace can be found at the Distance Learning home page located at

Please contact the ITS Service Desk at 716-851-1835 or if you need assistance.