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Student Technology Orientation - Computer Accounts

Computer Account Start-up Guide for New Students

 

Introduction

Upon your enrollment at the university, you will be sent a letter via postal mail that will outline your computer account names and your initial password.

As a Clarion University student, you are provided with a computer account known as your MyClarion username.  Your username is listed on Computer Account Information letter; the general format s_username@clarion.edu.  You will use your MyClarion username to access computer labs, the Desire2Learn (D2L) learning management system, and the MyClarion system for registration, bills, grades, etc.  You are also provided with an Eagle Mail student e-mail account.  Your Eagle Mail address is also listed on Computer Account Information letter; the general format is F.M.Lastname@eagle.clarion.edu.  Before you can use these accounts, you must complete the initial setup steps outlined below.

 

Initialize Your MyClarion Account   (used for D2L, Computer Labs, MyClarion registration. bills, grades,. etc.)

1.      Go to www.clarion.edu/computing

2.      Select "Password Change" from the Web Services list on the right side of the page

3.      Select "Change Your Password"

4.      Follow the instructions on the page...

a.       Enter your Username (the s_username@clarion.edu MyClarion Username listed on the enclosed letter).

b.      Enter your "Old Password"  (the Initial Password listed on the enclosed letter).  Note:  The password is case sensitive; enter it exactly as listed on the enclosed letter.

c.       Enter a New Password  (any password your choice that meets the criteria noted on the web page - minimum of 8 characters long, at least one number, etc.).  Confirm the password.

d.      Select "Change Password".

5.      After the password is successfully changed, select the "Click Here to configure your Forgotten Password Tool" option.  Follow the instructions on the page...

a.       Select  Question 1 from the dropdown list, enter an answer

b.      Enter a question 2 of your choice for , enter an answer

c.       Select "Submit"

6.   Important Note:  The password for your MyClarion account expires every 180 days (6 months).  Be sure to change your password on a regular basis.

Initialize Your EagleMail Account  (used for student e-mail)

1.      Go to www.clarion.edu/computing

2.      Select "Eagle Mail" from the Web Services list on the right side of the page

3.      Select "Eagle Mail Login"

a.       At the WindowLive ID prompt, enter your Eagle Mail address listed on the enclosed letter (f.m.lastname@eagle.clarion.edu)

b.      At the password prompt, enter your Initial Password listed on the enclosed letter.   Note:  The password is case sensitive; enter it exactly as listed on the enclosed letter.

c.       Follow the prompts and enter the requested information (assign a new password, select a secret question, etc.).  Submit the form.

d.      You will be prompted to login again.  Select the WindowsLive button, enter your EagleMail address and the password you just created in step 3.d.

e.       Set your time zone to Eastern Time.  Select OK.

 

Important Information

  • Clarion University E-mail is considered an official means of communication. Check your university e-mail on a regular basis.

  • Protect your personal information and beware of password scams. Clarion University will never ask you to send your password to us in an e-mail message. You should NEVER send your password or other sensitive personal information to ANYONE via e-mail.

  • The use of Clarion University computing resource is subject to the Acceptable Use of Technology Resources policy which may be viewed at http://www.clarion.edu/46245/