Allegheny Account Information

All members of the Allegheny community have a username and password that provides access to one’s network storage folder, email, Sakai sites, share calendars and documents in Google Apps, and other networked services. See the links below for futher information.

Username

Students: Usernames for student accounts are set to be your last name followed by the first initial of your first name.

Employees: Usernames for employee accounts are set to be the first initial of your first name followed by your last name.

Email Address

Students: Student email addresses are set to be their username followed by @allegheny.edu.

For instance, John Smith, with username smithj, has email address smithj@allegheny.edu

Employees: Employee default email addresses are set to be their username followed by @allegheny.edu.

For instance, Jane Smith, with username jsmith, has default email address jsmith@allegheny.edu.

Allegheny Password

Your password is used to check email, connect to your network account, log on to your desktop computer and access the other network services available at the college. The default password should be changed at the earliest opportunity.

Allegheny passwords must be changed every six months to keep the account active. Inactive accounts will be deleted after six months of inactivity.

Your password is initially set to be: the capitalized initial of your first name, followed by the lower case initial of your last
name, followed by the # sign, followed by the last 6 digits of your student ID number.

For example, John Smith with student ID# 0657898 would have a password set to Js#657898.

A web form is available to allow you to easily change your default password. If you have not yet done so, please change your password right now!