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IT Orientation

1. Introduction and Contact Information

Welcome to the Sullivan University IT orientation page. Please review all the materials on this page carefully and in the order presented. Start with the login information section and work down the page. If assistance or clarification is needed, please see the contact resources below: 

The IT portal contains contact information and hours for the Sullivan University IT Help Desk as well as a password reset request form:

The Sullivan University IT Helpdesk can be contacted by emailing, or by calling either 502-413-8800 or 866-755-7807 


2. Login Information

To access all Sullivan University online resources, you will be assigned the following usernames by the institution:   

Student ID:

Your student ID will be the first letter of your first name; up to the first five letters of your last name; and 4 school assigned numbers (for example:  astude1234). 

Accounts that currently use your student ID as the username:

  • Student Portal
  • SUS Apps website (
  • On-Campus Wifi

Student Email Address:

Your student email address is your student ID followed by (for example:  

Accounts that currently use your student email address as the username:  

  • Office 365
  • Blackboard
  • Library Databases 
  • Panopto
  • Skillsoft


Your initial password will be your full Social Security number with no dashes or spaces. You will be prompted to reset this as soon as you access your email for the first time. For this reason, you must sign into your student email account (Office 365) first. 


3. Office 365/Student Portal

Office 365 Portal

Your Office 365 account provides you access to Microsoft’s Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) as well as Microsoft Outlook for student email access. You will also gain the ability to use OneDrive for storing files and classwork. 

Username: Student Email Address 

Office 365 First Ime Login and MFA Setup Guide 

Student Email Guide 

OneDrive Guide


4. Student Portal

Student Portal

The student portal allows you to see grades, transcripts, advisor information and more.

Username: Student ID

Student Portal Login Guide 

Student Portal Brochure


5. Blackboard


Blackboard is the learning platform used for all classes at Sullivan University. Please note – you will not be able to access Blackboard until the first day of class. Any login attempts prior are likely to fail. 

Username: Student Email Address 

Blackboard Login Guide 

Blackboard Tutorials 

For Blackboard assistance that is not login/password related, please refer to: Blackboard 24/7 support


6. SUS Apps Site 

Sullivan Applications

To access software that may be required for your courses, you can visit the Sullivan Applications website. 

Username: Student ID

SUS Apps Login Guide


Once you've completed all the above steps, return to the Orientation page