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Congratulations! You have completed activating your Cornell NetID and email. PLEASE NOTE: It will take 1 - 4 hours from the time you activate your NetID before you will be able to access your Cornell email. The Ithaca MBA program is schedule intensive with the need to be able to schedule resources as well as time with classmates. To this end we strongly advise that you use Cornell’s Microsoft 365 email ( For our Cornell Tech students, due to your technology needs and requirements when in NYC, we strongly advise you to use Cornell’s cmail ( Both accounts will require you to log in with your full Cornell email address and NetID password.

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Complete your Technology Preparation:

Review the New Device Recommendations for incoming students
Review Johnson’s recommendations and requirements for computing at Cornell.  Here, you will find information on purchasing a new computer for your time with us at Johnson.  If you already own the computer you will bring to Cornell, please review the New Devices Recommendations page to see how they compare to our recommendations.  
  • Click here (scroll down to Buy a calculator and a computer) to review the recommendations.

Configure your Laptop and other devices
Follow Johnson’s guides on configuring your Laptop for email, printing, and virus protection along with information on setting up your Smart Phone. .
  • Click here to follow the configuration guide

Access and Test your Cornell Office email
Please note: it generally takes 1 - 4 hours for your account to become fully functional. After this you should be able to begin using your Cornell email.  Once you've followed the Laptop configuration guide, you may want to test sending a message to yourself.  You may also access the online version of email, referred to as Outlook Web App (OWA) by visiting Cornell Tech students can access your email by visiting and logging in with your full Cornell email address and NetID password.

Reminder: Due to scheduling needs, Ithaca based students will want to utilize thier Office 365 accounts. Due to  your technology needs and requirements when in NYC, Cornell Tech students will want to utilize Cornell's Cmail.

PLEASE NOTE: A number of third party email providers (Yahoo, Google, AOL, etc.) have put measures into place in an attempt to prevent Spam and bogus Phishing attempts for their users. The measures include limitations on forwarding email to these accounts which result in legitimate emails being delivered directly to a Spam folder or being returned to sender as “undeliverable.” We strongly discourage you from forwarding your Cornell  email to these types of accounts as it will have a significant impact on your ability to receive essential program information. For more information, please click here

Discover Johnson

New Students Page
The New Students Page is your central repository of pertinent web links and resources as a Johnson student. You will need to login using your Cornell NetID and password. To access the Current Students Page, visit,

Things to get to know:
  • Canvas - Johnson uses Cornell's Canvas service to share course materials between Faculty and students.  Click here to begin learning about Canvas. Click here to take advantage of Canvas Tutorials
  • think-cell - The SC Johnson Cornell College of Business has partnered with think-cell Software to provide free access to students, faculty, and staff. think-cell automates the creation of high-impact data-driven presentations. For more information about think-cell or to download the software, please visit​​
  • Student Essentials - View your current course information, financial aid, and your personal information, including emergency contact information.  Click here to become familiar with Student Center and update your personal information.
  • Management Library - As a Johnson student, you can now gain access to databases, workshops, e-journals, and much more.  Click here to start exploring the library.
  • Career Management Center - Click here to learn how Johnson's Career Management Center will help you prepare for the job market.
  • Student Portal:
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