Getting Started On The College Network

This is how to get started on the Academic Network at St Mary's College Blackburn.

Remember you password starts with a capital letter and the rest is lower case with no spaces. If you have any problems using the services, please email

Student Id and Network Book Single 2013

How To Change Colour Setting On a MAC

When your print photographs from a Mac we recommend that you use this guide when printing to get the best colour match on the printer.

How To Use Your College Email

It's vital that you use your college email address, especially for UCAS applications and keeping up to date with college information.


 Click here to see why you should use your college email account

You can if you like set up this college email to forward emails to your own personal email address, but we do strongly recommend that you use this resource.

Here is a quick guide in getting up and running with your college email. Please also note that staff email address are a different domain - eg

How To Print In College Using The MFD's

Here is a copy of how to print on the college network - vital for new students. Around the college there are MFD's that you can print to in black and white or colour. You can also scan to email on these devices.  You will need to add print credits to your network account - you can do this in the library or Open Access.

You must encode your card on the before you use it. MFD's look like this are they can be found around the college :-