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1. Get Your Suffolk University ID

Your Suffolk University ID is a unique seven digit number used by the university to identify you on campus. If you are unsure about your ID, contact the Registrar's Office.

You may obtain your Suffolk University ID card from the University Police office located in the lobby of the Sawyer Building.

2. Logging in to Suffolk Accounts

You will be given two user accounts; one for email and one for the University portal. Each account requires a user name and a password, but the user name for both accounts is the same.

Sign in to your Suffolk Email

Every member of the Suffolk University community is provided with a Suffolk email account. You should have received your email user name and temporary password from the Registrar's Office. 

You can connect to your Suffolk email via the web at or by using an email client.  Microsoft Outlook® is the default email software for members of the Suffolk community.

Contact the University Service Desk if you are having trouble signing in. 

Sign in to MySuffolk Portal

Your second account is to the University portal, MySuffolk. It provides access to campus announcements, and essential information about your courses.In addition, it provides access to Blackboard, our learning management system, and convenient links to other university resources.  

Your portal account consists of a username and password. Your user name is the same as for your email. If you have not yet received your login information, please contact the University Service Desk at (617) 557-2000, 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM Monday – Friday. You will need to provide the Help Desk personnel with your University ID number in order to receive login information.

Sign in for wireless internet

Every member of the Suffolk University community can access wireless internet on campus. You will need to use your Suffolk email username and password to sign in. Contact the University Service Desk if you are having trouble signing in.

3. Accessing Blackboard

Blackboard is the university's learning management system (LMS) that gives students 24/7 access to course materials, and allows faculty to enhance their on-campus courses with online components. It provides a state-of-the-art teaching and learning environment for faculty and students.

Blackboard also powers our distance education courses, including our fully online MBA program. You can access Blackboard once you login to MySuffolk. Courses you are taking will be automatically available to you each semester.

4. Computing Facilities

We offer general computing facilities in the Sawyer Building and Sargent Hall. The Sawyer Computing Center is located on the 5th floor and is designated for use by students, all faculty, and staff. A Suffolk University ID is required to use the Center. The Sargent Hall Computing Center is located on the 6th Floor.

5. Getting Help

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us.