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Computing Resources

Making sense of ESF's online resources—IDs, Online Portals, and Email


Both your SU NetID and your ESFiD are the string of characters (letters, numbers) to the left of the @ in your student email:

Example: If an email address is, the SUNetID and ESFiD are both azsmith

ESFiD Access

  • Evergreen | ESF's wireless network
  • ESF Computing Center Lab/Library PCs and terminals (including printing access)
  • MyESF | Student records portal
  • | student email
  • ESF Office365 | Microsoft Office applications, OneDrive, online versions of microsoft office
  • SUNY Portal and other SUNY Systems

Set up ESFiD

SU NetID Access

  • MySlicefor class registration
  • Blackboard | course management system used in most classes at ESF and SU
  • SUmail | email (official student email)
  • Any student services on the SU campus | AirOrangeX wireless, SU printing


  • Curriculum plan sheets
  • Grade reports
  • FERPA waiver - manage who sees your information
  • Personal financial aid details
  • Meal plan and housing information
  • Emergency contact information


Log in with your ESFiD (username) and the password.

MySlice Portal

  • Register for classes - all new students are pre-registered for the first semester at ESF and schedules should be viewed on MyESF
  • Change course schedule - add or drop classes
  • Obtain a parking permit - off-campus students


Log in with your SU NetID (username) and password.

College Email

Your official ESF student email will be an email account. The part to the left of the @ symbol is also your SU NetID and ESFiD. The reason ESF students have an email relates to ESF's information technology partnership with Syracuse University.  You will also have access to an email.

Email Notes:

  • Your email password is your SU NetID password (not your SUID Number).
  • If you have forgotten your SU NetID password, you can reset it here.
  • For any assistance with email please contact CNS Help Desk at or 315-470-6861.