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All of the information, resources and links relevant to students are now located in one, easy to access spot. Check out the new Student Gateway page here.

Help Desk

If you need technical assistance, please contact the IT HelpDesk.

Student Portal

Students can now check their grades, view their schedule, account balance, Degree Audits, and much more, as well as register for classes - all from the comfort of their homes!

Click here to enter the Student Portal and take control of your education!



Click here to enter Canvas, our online learning management system.  Enter your Cogswell username and password as you would to access your email to gain access.

Canvas is also available on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.  Download the app from the App Store or Google Play.

Download the Student Manual (PowerPoint - 7MB).

If you need assistance logging in, please contact the IT Help Desk.

Accessing your e-mail

For our users we offer a web-based access to e-mail. It does not require any configuration changes on your computer or any additional software to be installed. You can use any computer which has an internet connection and any web browser. Just go to email.usv.edu.

You can also easily access your Cogswell e-mail from iPhone, iPad, or any Android-based phone or tablet. Here are instructions for iPhone/iPad or any Android mobile device

If you need assistance, please contact the IT Help Desk.

HR Self Service

Faculty and staff can update their personal information online through Paycom.