Privacy and Monitoring:
“No student or employee shall have any expectation of privacy in any electronic communication being sent or received by the GCTC’s network or Internet access. GCTC may access any electronic communication and may delete any inappropriate material from any electronic communication sent or received using GCTC’s network or Internet access. Computers and network systems may be monitored to filter or identify inappropriate use or misuse of the system.”
For additional information, refer to the following: DP-118, AR-118, AR-119.
If you need assistance with a forgotten password or other technology, first contact your instructor. If further assistance from the IT Dept. is required, your instructor will contact IT on your behalf.
Login to a Windows computer using the following credentials:
Username: firstname.lastname (John Smith's username would be john.smith).
Initial Password: Password1
You will be prompted to change your password at the first login. Your password will expire after 12 months, at which point you will be prompted to change to a new password. When possible, other GCTC services requiring authentication are configured to use this same username and password combination.
Passwords must meet the following complexity requirements:
- At least 8 characters.
- Contain at least 3 of the following: uppercase, lowercase, number, special character.
- Cannot contain more than two consecutive characters of your name nor username.
If you need assistance with a forgotten password or other technology, first contact your instructor. If further assistance from the IT Dept is required, your instructor will contact IT on your behalf.
Email is provided through Google (Gmail) and can be accessed via web browser by going to http://gmail.com
Your email address is: [email protected]
(A student named John Smith's email would be [email protected]).
The password for your email is the same as your computer login password. Before you login to your email for the first time, you will need to change your password as described above in the Computer Login section.
Along with email, several other services are provided via Google such as Drive, Meet, Hangouts, Docs, Sheets, and more.
District Provided Wifi
Students will receive their PowerSchool login information from Student Services
PowerSchool Parent & Student Portal
PowerSchool allows parents to create a single sign on account where they can add and then view all their student’s information in their single login account. When a parent’s single sign on account is created, an access code and password for each student must be entered. These codes will be provided to you from Student Services.
PowerSchool Mobile App for Apple and Android
The PowerSchool Mobile App gives parents and students instant access to information they need to stay up-to-date on student grades, assignments, and attendance.
GCTC District Code for Mobile App = RHDZ
Email: [email protected]