Information Technology Department


Welcome New Employees!

Welcome to Central Connecticut State University!

CCSU has a wealth of technological resources that are just a click away. Below you will find some of the most important topics to get you started with technology at CCSU. Click on the IT Services button to the left to access our full catalog of services.


BlueNet Account 

A BlueNet Account is a unique username and password assigned to each faculty, staff, and student at CCSU. It is used to access computing services both on and off campus. Use your BlueNet Account to log in to campus computers and log in to online systems via CentralPipeline (such as WebCentral-Banner Web, Blackboard, Remote Application Server, and the On-Line Card Office). Your supervisor will need to request a BlueNet account on your behalf using the online BlueNet Account Request System. Once your BlueNet account has been requested and staged, you will use the Accounts Management System at to activate your account and select your CCSU email address. Upon separation from the University, your BlueNet account and associated email account will be disabled.

Password Security

To keep your account secure, your BlueNet Account password will expire every 120 days. You can avoid expiration by changing your password on a regular basis. You do not have to wait 120 days; you can reset it anytime using either a campus computer or the Accounts Management System at

Your password must be a "strong" password, comprised of at least 8 characters and include at least one uppercase letter and at least one numeric or symbol character. An example of a "strong" password is MyP@ssw0rd because it contains uppercase letters, a symbol and a number.

CCSU Email

All faculty and staff with a BlueNet Account are automatically given a CCSU email account with a storage quota of 1 gigabyte (GB). As a new faculty and staff member, you will select your CCSU email address when you activate your BlueNet Account using the Accounts Management System at Your email is accessed using Microsoft Outlook from on‐campus or Outlook Web Mail ( from off‐campus. Upon separation from the University, your BlueNet account and associated email account will be disabled.

Technical Support

The IT Help Desk is the single point of contact for assistance with supported software, hardware and other IT services.

The Walk-in Support Center provides technology support for personally-owned computers and campus technology. We are located in Marcus White (entrance facing Social Sciences Hall).

The Instructional Design and Technology Resource Center (IDTRC) we provides instructional design and technology assistance. We are located on the 3rd floor of Elihu Burritt Library.