Accounts are created in stages as you progress through the steps prior to matriculation: Admitted, Accepted and Registered.
What you get:
What you can do at this stage:
What you can't do yet:
Admitted: You have been admitted to your degree program. You are still considering whether to attend Downstate.
Log into the Banner student information system (if you have a financial aid package to consider)
Accepted: You have accepted a spot in your program by paying a deposit
Blackboard Learn account
Log into email, configure your password self-service
Download and install Microsoft Office
Connect your laptop, tablet and phone to campus WiFi
Access courses on Blackboard Learn
Registered: You have registered in Banner for at least one course
Courses in Blackboard Learn
After you register for a course, daily automation enrolls you into that course's site in Blackboard Learn. Note that you can see them listed but will not be able to enter courses until they become available during Preview Week (one week before scheduled start of classes).
Access courses in Bb Learn before the semester until Preview Week begins (the week before the scheduled start of classes)
How long do accounts remain active after graduation?
Your NetID and email accounts will remain active for one year after graduation.
Your student license for Microsoft Office will expire shortly after graduation.
You will receive notification as the termination date approaches.