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Online Services and Messaging

Barton students have multiple electronic venues available to support their educational experience. Find links to login to these venues below.

MyBarton Portal

Login to your MyBarton Portal account to access courses, manage your Cougar E-mail, and view your PAWS account using a convenient dashboard. Your portal user name is your cougar email address and your password is your 6 digit birthday for first time users. 

Cougar E-mail 

You may view your email address and your Barton ID by logging into your MyBarton Portal account.

*Please remember to check for emails from Barton in the "spam" folder of your account. If you find emails from Barton in your "spam" folder, please mark as "not spam," to ensure that you receive important and timely information from us.

Barton Online Courses  

Visit Barton Online for educational opportunities as well as access to online course components for all 100% online courses, hybrid courses, and most face-to-face courses.

Cougar Text Alert System

The Cougar Text Alert System allows subscribers to receive alerts concerning campus emergencies and closings through email or text messaging. All active employees and current students (non-online) are automatically signed up for the emergency alerts.  Employees/Students may opt out of text messaging if they choose to. Employees/Students must sign up for specialty groups/lists if they wish to receive those notifications (Student Housing/Student Activities/etc.).

Technical Assistance for Barton Online Students

Visit the IT Help webpage for instructions on looking up your login ID, technical requirements and for access to 24/7 technical support. 

If you need further assistance logging in to your courses, please contact (620) 792-2701 ext. 720 or