Getting Started

As a part of Piedmont's upgrade to Ellucian for our Student System, several Piedmont services have been tied together to make their use easier and more efficient.

Basic Information About Your Account

For basic information about your Piedmont Account, your Email Address and how to log in for the first time, please choose the link for your current status.

When you've finished reading the section that pertains to you, please click one of the Go to WebAdvisor Instructions links conveniently located after each section.

Students
Staff & Full-time Faculty
Part-time Faculty

Students

All current students must log in to WebAdvisor before using Office 365 Email and PilgrimNet. Students who have graduated need to visit the Alumni page for email information and support.

Your Email Address and Username:

Your email address is made up of the first initial of your first name followed by your complete last name, the month and day of your birth, and @lions.piedmont.edu at the end.

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

Your WebAdvisor/PilgrimNet username is the local part of your email address. That is, the part that precedes the @lions.piedmont.edu.


Example: The user jsmith0106@lions.piedmont.edu, has the WebAdvisor username jsmith0106.


Your Password:

Initial passwords have been set to the last four digits of user's SSN with 'Piedmont' at the end. The 'P' in 'Piedmont' is capitalized.

Example:
If the last four digits of your SSN are 1234, your password is 1234Piedmont.

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Staff & Full-time Faculty

All current staff and full-time faculty must log in to WebAdvisor before using Office 365 Email and PilgrimNet.

Your Email Address and Username:

Your email address is made up of the first initial of your first name followed by your complete last name and @piedmont.edu at the end.

Your WebAdvisor/PilgrimNet username is the local part of your email address. That is, the part that precedes the @piedmont.edu.


Examples:
The user jdoe@piedmont.edu, has the WebAdvisor username jdoe.


Your Password:

Passwords are now synced with Faculty and Staff domain user account passwords. That is, the password used to log in to your office computer.

If you are a new user, your initial password has been set to the last four digits of your SSN with 'Piedmont' at the end. The 'P' in 'Piedmont' is capitalized.

Example:
If the last four digits of your SSN are 1234, your password is 1234Piedmont.

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Part-time Faculty

All part-time faculty must log in to WebAdvisor before using Office 365 Email and PilgrimNet.

Your Email Address and Username:

Your email address is made up of the first initial of your first name followed by your complete last name and @piedmont.edu at the end.

Your WebAdvisor/PilgrimNet username is the local part of your email address. That is, the part that precedes the @piedmont.edu.


Example: The user jsmith@piedmont.edu, would type jsmith in the User ID field.


Your Password:

Initial passwords have been set to the last four digits of user's SSN with 'Piedmont' at the end. The 'P' in 'Piedmont' is capitalized.

Example:
If the last four digits of your SSN are 1234, your password is 1234Piedmont.

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Need More Help?

Faculty & Staff: if you have any trouble, please submit a ticket using the Help Desk.

Students: if you have any trouble, please contact us for assistance.

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