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I.T. Department

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

Student Information

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. 

All files should be stored in your Documents folder. Data in your Documents folder is automatically saved on a file server. Any files not stored in your Documents folder will be lost. Also, your Documents folder will be available to you on any other GCTC owned computer that you log into.
Personally owned devices may be connected to the network named GCTC-WiFi. Your username and password will are required to connect these devices.
Any guest that does not have a Gordon Cooper username and password may connect their devices to our guest WiFi using GCTC-Guest.  You will be greeted with a login page.  Click the link at the bottom of the page to create an account.  If you have previously connected to our guest WiFi, then you can enter the email address and password that you previously registered with.
On your desktop, open Common Shortcuts and double click on “Print Server.” Double click on the printer you wish to use and it will automatically be installed.

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

Click here to download a complete copy of the above information.


Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 405-214-3299

Telephone: x2286



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