New Accounts

Welcome to Slippery Rock University! Your SRU account is required to access academic, administrative, and email systems while you are a member of the Slippery Rock University community. Below are a few of the systems you will use, as well as instructions for activating your SRU email.


This portal is your first stop for accessing internal SRU information and systems. Depending on your role at the university, you will find access to D2L, Rockmail/Office 365, grades, registration, financial aid, billing, advising, Banner, ESS/eTime, and much more.

MySRU can be accessed by going to and clicking on the MySRU link or by going to

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Desire2Learn is Slippery Rock University's online learning management system and is used by many residential and distance education faculty members to provide students with 24/7 access to course materials and to host online learning events.

D2L can be accessed through MySRU by clicking on the Rockonline link. You will be directed to D2L and logged in automatically.

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Office 365

SRU provides Office 365 to all active students, faculty, and staff. This includes your SRU email and access to Office applications such as Outlook, OneDrive, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and OneNote. Office 365 also provides the ability to download office products for use on your personal devices.

Office 365 can be accessed through MySRU by clicking on the Rockmailonline link. You will then log in to Microsoft using your full email address and SRU password.

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How to Activate your SRU email