Technology access for alumni

Graduating from New Paltz soon?  Want to know what services are available for alumni?  Look no further than this page!

As of the end of 2024, the university is changing alumni access to  As of the end of 2024, alumni will only have access to (for transcripts and other information) if they were enrolled within the last three years.  For example, someone last enrolled in 2023 will have access until 2026.  Someone last enrolled in 2021 or earlier will lose access to as of the end of 2024.


Office 365

Office 365 accounts are made available for active students only.  When you are no longer active as a student (due to graduation, withdrawal, etc.) your Office 365 account will be deactivated after an approximately nine month grace period.  This includes any access to Microsoft Office applications that you have acquired through your New Paltz Office 365 account.  You should backup any files, emails, or other data that you store on your Office 365 account before the end of your final semester at the university.

Library access

Library access and inter-library loan services are available for active students only. 

Brightspace access

Brightspace is only accessible while you are active as a student, faculty, or staff member.  It is not accessible to alumni (who are not also faculty/staff/students).

Web hosting

Web hosting through the web host, and through Hawksites are for active students only.  If you have data on these sites you should back them up before the end of your last semester.


Other Technology services

Any other technology service, unless otherwise noted, is for current students, faculty, and staff only and is not available to alumni.


All access, whether for current students, or for alumni, is governed by our Acceptable Uses and Privacy Policy



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