Student Account Milestones and FAQs - Lancaster

SJU's supported email and collaboration suite is Google Workspace. All SJU employees and students are provided with a Google account. Google Workspace applications include: Gmail, Google Calendar, Docs, Sheets, and Sites. All accounts will need to set up Multi-Factor Authentication.

Your SJU account will also give you access to The Nest (SJU's information portal), Canvas, Workday, etc.

When will my SJU account be created?

Accounts for Lancaster students joining SJU were created on the week of January 29, 2024. 

How do I access my SJU account and what will I have access to?

You can access your SJU Google account by going to and logging in with your SJU credentials. This will give you access to your entire Google Workspace. You can also access your email through The Nest, SJU's portal.

Collaboration Features


SJU PA College
SJU Gmail Account

O365 Email

Google Drive


Google Shared Drive Teams Drive
Google Groups Distribution Lists
Google Chat Teams

*SJU has a license for all Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Will my PA College email be migrated?

OIT will not migrate your legacy email from PA College. 

What will I need to recreate in my SJU account?

Will I be able to access my PA College email/account after January 29, 2024?

During the week of January 29, we will begin forwarding any email sent to your PA College address to your new SJU Google email account. Your PA College email will still be available in order to refer to your email history. You will continue using your PA College credentials.  Additional information on timing to retire that will be communicated as we have more information.

Some services will still require your PA College credentials. Over the spring and summer we will continue to migrate all services to the SJU environment. We will communicate those changes as they come.

Information on managing your PA College and SJU accounts in Chrome can be found in our knowledge base.

What else do I need to know?

SJU also provides many enterprise-wide software, such as:

  • Microsoft Office products
  • Zoom

Find full details in the Software Catalog.

If you have questions, please contact 717-947-6007. You can also submit a ticket at

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