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Loyola New Orleans campus

Access to Faculty / Staff Accounts


Main Accounts

Faculty and staff have two main accounts. A Gmail account (email) and a Microsoft Account. Below are the default passwords to both accounts.

New Employees

The default password is the first letter of your first name, the first letter of your last name, your birth date followed by an uppercase LU. (flmmddyyyyLU) Ex. Jane Doe born January 01, 2001 would have a default password of jd01012001LU.

Access your Gmail Account

Do this first!

The first thing you should do is access your Gmail account.

Watch Gmail Login Video

Help me log into my Gmail account

Access your Microsoft Account

Do this second!

The second thing you should do is log into your Microsoft account.

Watch Microsoft Login Video

Help me log into my Microsoft account

Access your Single Sign-On (SSO) account

Do this last!

Your username is the part of your email address before the @ sign. Your password will be whatever you changed your password to in Step 2.

Single Sign-On (SSO) is your portal to many of Loyola's applications.


Log into SSO

Microsoft Credentials

New employees are required to change their Microsoft password the first time they log in to This is why it is important for all new employees to go to and reset their password before going to the SSO.

The Microsoft account credentials will be the username and password for the following systems. Whenever the password changes at, it will automatically change on all of these systems.

  • LORA Self-Service
  • Medicat Health Portal
  • LoynoSecure wifi
  • Single Sign-On (SSO)