Username vs. Email Address

Do you know the difference between your SUNY New Paltz username and your email address?  Though many websites and online services use email addresses as usernames, that is not the case with most computer systems and services on campus.  See below for more on this topic:

Username: used to log into critical computer systems such as:

  • Blackboard
  • The library
  • The wireless network
  • Computer labs
  • NPSupport ticketing system

Your username will look something like this: doej1


Email Address: The ONLY time you will use your full email address as your username is when you log into Hawkmail; for all other systems you must use just your username.

Your email address will look something like this: