Plattsburgh NetID

Library & Information Technology Services (LITS)


Why do I need a campus computer systems account?

Gain Access to Important Services

To access many electronic services at SUNY Plattsburgh, you need an account. An account is a means by which computer systems identify users and provide appropriate access.

To be able to identify individual users, each user is assigned a unique NetID. To ensure that a user's information is confidential or that only authorized users have access to such services, each NetID is in turn assigned a password. This password will initially be assigned an encrypted non-readable default value, this has been done to provide extra security.  

New users must set a password before attemping to login to systems using the NetID/password combination.  We recommend you change your password at least every six months.  Changing your passwords frequently is a good way to keep your account and information secure.

Services That Can Be Accessed with a SUNY Plattsburgh NetID

Contact Information

For more information about technology at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Computing Systems and Desktop Support — Helpdesk
Phone: (518) 564-4433
Toll-Free Phone: 1-800-787-8773

Regular Semester Hours
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
8 a.m.–4 p.m.