Accounts and Email

Cougars Account

Your Cougars account is your electronic key to a variety of computing systems and resources at the College of Charleston.


CWID is the campus wide identification number that replaced social security numbers for most campus transactions involving password protected individual information records.


Cmail, powered by Google, is the College's student email system. 

Syncing your Cmail and MyCharleston passwords.

Log into MyCharleston and go to the My Accounts tab where there is an option to “Synchronize Your Google Apps Password”. This option will allow you to change your Cmail password to match your MyCharleston password.

Faculty and Staff Email

Faculty and Staff at the College can use a variety of tools to access email, calendar and contacts. Additional information can be obtained by logging into MyCharleston and clicking on the Help and Training tab.

Google Apps

Google Apps at the College of Charleston is a set of customizable tools that enable faculty, staff and students to work together and learn more effectively. Tools include Gmail for students, Calendar, Docs, and more.


MyCharleston is your secure gateway to the College's online services. Applicants, students, faculty, staff, and alumni can access and manage academic and adminstrative information and services quickly and easily.  Inside MyCharleston you will find services like grades, schedules, timesheets, access to OAKS, news, and information.


Yammer is the College of Charleston’s enterprise social network, a private and secure online environment that makes real-time communication, collaboration, and sharing among faculty and staff easier and more efficient than ever before.