Important Notice

Email is an official communications channel of Piedmont College and is a principal medium through which it conducts its business.

Instructions and Support

Click on the link that best describes the information you need:

Basic Info about your Account
Logging in for the First Time

Basic Info About Your Account

Your Username:

Your username will be your first initial of your first name followed by your complete last name, the month and day of your birthday and @lions.piedmont.edu at the end.

The birthdate will always be 4 digits. whether it's 0106 (January 6th) or 1217 (December 17th).

Example: John Smith was born on January 6, 1989, so his username would be jsmith0106@lions.piedmont.edu


Your Password:

Your initial password will be the last four digits of your SSN with 'Piedmont' at the end. Please be sure to capitalize the 'P' in Piedmont.

Example: 1234Piedmont would be your password if the last four digits of your SSN are 1234.


How To Set Up Your Account

Part I - Logging in for the First Time or After a Password Reset

1.) Click here to open the Office 365 login page in a new window. You can also get to this page by going to http://mail.office365.com.

2.) Type your full email address ( including the '@lions.piedmont.edu' ) in the username field.

Example: John Smith, who was born on January 6th, would type jsmith0106@lions.piedmont.edu in the username field.

3.) In the password field, enter the last four digits of your SSN followed by 'Piedmont' and click the button labelled Sign In. Please remember that the 'P' in Piedmont should be capitalized.

Example: John Smith, who has 1234 as the last four digits of his SSN, would type 1234Piedmont in the Password field.


Part II - Setup

4.) Enter your current password in the Old Password field. This will be the last four digits of your SSN with 'Piedmont' at the end. Please remember that the 'P' in Piedmont should be capitalized.

5.) Enter a new password in the New Password field.

6.) In the same section, re-enter your new password in the Confirm New Password field.

7.) Click the Save button.

8.) You have now successfully logged in to your Piedmont Student Email Account. Enjoy!


If you have any trouble, please contact us for assistance.