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Requesting a Bloomberg Account

Bloomberg Terminal’s enable professionals in the financial service sector and other industries to access the Bloomberg Professional service through which users can monitor and analyze real-time financial market data and place trades on the electronic trading platform. The system also provides news, price quotes, and messaging across its proprietary secure network.

From a Bloomberg Terminal

  1. Sign on to one of the 9 Bloomberg Terminal computers in Gerri C. LeBow Hall 137 using your Drexel credentials.
  2. Launch Bloomberg from the desktop or Start menu.
  3. Select <Enter> or <Go> to begin.
  4. Select Create a New Login.
  5. Complete the Bloomberg Terminal form using your official Drexel email address.
  6. Once your account has been approved, Bloomberg will notify you via email.
    • Bloomberg may require you to verify your email address. If so, they will send an activation email to your Drexel email address which you must respond to within 24 hours of making your request.

A Note About the Bloomberg Activation Email

The activation link in the account request email from Bloomberg is only valid for 24 hours. If you do not use the link within 24 hours, follow the instructions below to retrieve a new activation link.

  1. Browse to
  2. Select Didn’t receive activation instructions? below the logon boxes.
  3. Enter your Drexel email (ex. in the field provided and select Resend Account Activation Link.
  4. Check your email for the new message.