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BlueNet Account and Passwords

Your BlueNet Account is a unique username and password which is used to access computing services both on and off campus. This is the only account you need to access most of our computer resources. Along with your BlueNet account, you will receive personal network storage space (M: drive) and a CCSU email account. Your BlueNet account password is synchronized with your CCSU email / Office 365 account. 

How to Access:

Your BlueNet Account is used to access computing services on and off campus:

  • campus computers in classrooms, labs, and offices
  • resources via CentralPipeline, including WebCentral-Banner Web and Blackboard Learn
  • CCSU employee email
  • campus wireless network
  • remote application server (Citrix)
  • On-line Card Office
  • many web-based systems for faculty/staff, such as the Copy Center Online and WebNow

How to Request:


For Faculty and Staff
: A supervisor must request a BlueNet account for a new employee using the online New Employee BlueNet Account Request System. In addition, all employees are required to sign the Acceptable Use Policy as part of the hiring process through Human Resources or Business Services.

For Students: Students can create and activate their own BlueNet account by using the Accounts Management system at the following address: https://accounts.ccsu.edu/wacctmgt/. For detailed information and instructions, visit http://www.ccsu.edu/it/itservices/bluenet_account.html

For Guests/Vendors: A BlueNet account request for a guest or vendor of the University must be sponsored by a full-time employee. The sponsor must complete the BlueNet Account Request Form for Vendors, Volunteers, and Unpaid Employees. The form must be submitted to the IT Main Office either by fax (860-832-1730) or in-person. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm and is in Henry Barnard, Room 019.

Service Availability:

  • 24/7

Exceptions:

  • Sunday 12am to 12pm, System maintenance, may impact the availability of this service.

Additional Information:

Your BlueNet account password expires every 120 days. You may reset your BlueNet account password at any time using the BlueNet Accounts Management system at https://accounts.ccsu.edu.

Password resets on CCSU-owned Macs - when your BlueNet account password expires, it is best to reset it on your Mac. Instructions can be found on the MacOS at CCSU document.