Follow these step-by-step instructions for activating your Binghamton University computer
account and BMail.
i) Activate your Binghamton University Computer Account
STEP 1: Go to the BU Account Access Page.
STEP 2: Click on the blue "Activate Password" box.
STEP 3: Enter your User ID and the e-mail address you supplied with your application.
STEP 4: An initial password will be sent to your supplied e-mail address.
ii) Manage your Binghamton University Computer Account
STEP 1: Return to the BU Account Access Page.
STEP 2: Click on "Manage Account Profile."
STEP 3: Enter the user ID and the initial password you received via email.
STEP 4: You will be prompted to accept the Binghamton University Computer and Network Usage
STEP 5: Create a new password and two security questions and answers.
iii) Create BMail Account Password
STEP 1: Go to the BU Account Access Page. Create your separate BMail account password by clicking on the orange "BMail Password
Reset" box on and logging in with the BU Computer Account user ID and password you
STEP 2: Enter and confirm a new BMail password following the rules displayed on the page.
We strongly recommend you choose a different password than the one created for your
Binghamton University Computer Account. You should see a confirmation that you were
iv) Access BMail
STEP 1: Go to http://bmail.binghamton.edu
STEP 2: Enter your BMail user ID and your BMail password.
*Here is additional information about activating and managing your BU Computer Account. Check or see below to learn
the definitions of computer accounts, BMail, and how to activate and manage your computer
account; what to do if you don't know your computer account (pods account) password;
want to change passwords; create BMail password or don't know your current BMail password.