SUNY Geneseo provides computing accounts for persons who have a current or future official status with SUNY Geneseo that requires the use of computing resources. Your use of SUNY Geneseo computer resources is governed by the Acceptable Use Policy.
The links on this page detail who is eligible for an account, how those accounts are created, managed, and deleted.
Accounts are created automatically following the guidelines explained in our Account Eligibility procedures.
Claiming your Geneseo Account
Students will have instructions for getting their Geneseo username and initial password emailed to the email address they used when they applied to Geneseo.
Faculty and Staff will have their account username and initial password provided to them by their department head, supervisor, or department secretary.
If you are in doubt about the authenticity of communication from CIT please see our Official Account Communications page to verify the validity of communications.
Changing your Geneseo Password
Accounts and Services
Your Geneseo account provides you access to a broad range of services. Access to services are controlled by what groups your account is classified as
|Service||Faculty/Staff||Student||CAS Employee1||Retiree||Inactive Student||Volunteer||Limited Access|
|Banner||With approval||With approval|
|Licensed Software||Please see the Licensed Software page for individual license information. note: some require VPN|
|Microsoft Office||3||3||With approval|
|SUNY Workplace (Facebook)||2|
Many accounts are first moved to a limited access mode where they have limited access to services retaining mostly just canvas, GSuite, and Office 365 web access before they are disabled. Accounts are automatically moved to limited access or disabled in accordance with out Account Eligibility document. For tips on what to do before your accounts is disabled see Account Expirations.
This page should really be a self help not a policy and cleaned up or combined with Account Expirations Support for Outgoing Students
Information about changing your username (getting a new account representing your new name) Geneseo Account Name Changes
For questions, contact the CIT HelpDesk by calling (585) 245-5588, or visiting our online service desk.