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How can I use my Purchase email account?

Each faculty and staff member is assigned an email account.  You can use your email account from any computer with an Internet connection and a standard web browser (Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.) by going to Purchase Home Page and following the email link at the bottom of the page.  From your campus desktop, you will be provided with Microsoft Outlook, a full-featured mail/calendar/task application that is part of the Microsoft Office suite.

Faculty and staff credentials expire at the close of business on their last day of service – unless extension of email privileges is requested by their supervisor when their end-of-service PAF is submitted and the extension request is approved by their sector officer.
Faculty and Staff who were previously students will retain their login credentials as students do, but their email mailbox will still be removed on  COB LDOS.

Your Email account:

· is used for official communications to and from the College and students

· provides access to the Campus Portal web applications (grades, class lists, etc.)

· provides access to online Library resources and reserved readings

· provides access to Brightspace (for Brightspace issues, please contact SUNY Online Help Desk.

· can be reset easily and online by going to Password Reset page from on or off campus

All Purchase College email distribution lists can be used from any email account, on or off campus, using the format

CTS automatically creates an email distribution list for each class each semester with the faculty member as the list manager. Three semesters worth of lists are available: past, present, and future.  You need to email your list from your Purchase email account only.