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This page provides information for the new student regarding available digital resources and how to access them.

Digital Resources

myGeneseomyGeneseo ( is your gateway to all Geneseo digital resources available to you as a student. This is the one resource to bookmark and remember if you don't remember any others. It has links to other resources including your Geneseo email, Canvas (course resources), class schedules, registration, etc. 

All the remaining resources listed on this page can be directly accessed from myGeneseo.

Google Gmail ( is used for all campus email. Each student gets a Geneseo Gmail account where official campus communications will be sent and where you can communicate with your professors.

Canvas ( provides resources for your classes including syllabus, assignments, quizzes, class grade book, discussion boards, and more. Your instructor will let you know if your class is utilizing Canvas.

Knightweb ( is the self-service portal for students to access their academic and financial records. It provides access to registration, course schedule, grades, transcripts, financial aid, and much more.

The remainder of this page describes how to access your Geneseo account.

This page provides information about your Geneseo student account.

Your Account at Geneseo

An account at Geneseo gives you access to your Google email, calendar and drive,, online class resources (Canvas), and printing services. Accounts remain active for as long as you're a registered student at Geneseo. 

Your Geneseo account has a username and email address associated with it.  Example:

  • Username: pmj99
  • Email address:
    • Please note that official Geneseo correspondence will be sent to your Geneseo email address. You should be monitoring your account often. 

Your Geneseo Password

CIT has combined most Geneseo services (eg. Google, myGeneseo, Canvas, printing, eduroam wireless) to utilize the same email address and password.

When is my account created?

  • For matriculated undergraduate and graduate students, your account is created after your deposit has been processed by Admissions.  This should generally be within a couple business days of your deposit payment.
  • For non-matriculated students taking individual courses, your account is created after your application has been processed by the Registrar's Office.

When your new Geneseo account is created, you will receive an automated email sent to the address you provided when applying to Geneseo. That message will provide instructions on setting up your new account.

How do I access my account?

Claiming your Geneseo Account provides step by step instructions to access and setup you Geneseo account.

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For questions, contact the CIT HelpDesk by calling (585) 245-5588, or visiting our online service desk.