How do I log in to Blackboard?

Blackboard is web-based and should be available from any location with internet access.  Firefox or Chrome are the preferred browser types for all operating systems (Windows and Mac).

To access Blackboard:

  1. Point your browser to:
  2. Click the Blue “Login” Button to proceed.
  3. After clicking the Blue "Login" Button, you must enter your SUNY New Paltz username and password.

* Some individual's NPCUID may be the same as their Student/Banner ID but this should not be assumed.

If you have forgotten your Blackboard username or password you can use our self-service password reset tool by going to and clicking on the “Forgot Username/Password” link.

 The self-service tool will only work if:

  • we have an valid, external email address (i.e. a non-“” email address) on file for you
  • AND you have already set up a “security question” so we can verify your identity

If either or both of the above criteria are not met and you are unable to use the self-service tool, you can still find your username or reset your password by contacting the Service desk at 845-257-HELP or



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