Activating your Alcorn Email/Blackboard Account (Students)


Please note that you must first meet one requirement to get our automated system to create your Alcorn Email account -- you must enroll in at least one course in the Banner system. Please check with your advisor for details on how to get enrolled in University courses.

Activating Your Account

Please note that all of the bold text indicates text that you should see on your computer screen:
  1. Go to the Alcorn Webpage:
  2. In the black bar at the top of your page, move your move over where it says STUDENTS. In the gray menu that pops up, click on BANNER ONLINE SERVICES.
  3. Next, log in to Banner Online Services with your A Number and six-digit PIN number.
  4. On the next page, click on Personal Information.
  5. Next, click on Activate Your Email/Blackboard Account.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen to receive your Gold Key and password.

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