Login Instructions

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myPPCC Portal - my.ppcc.edu

  1. Username: Student ID number. S########
    S is the only letter in your ID. There are NO letter O’s.
  2. Your initial password is your birthdate MMDDYY
    (example: 012586).
  3. Click “Submit.”
  4. You will be prompted to create a new password and a response to a security question.

Forgot your password?

Click on the "Forgot Password" link. Enter in Student ID number, click “Submit.”
Answer the security question, click “Submit” and your password will be reset.
Return to my.ppcc.edu and log in.

For 24/7 support with portal login issues please call 1-888-800-9198 or visit http://help.ppcc.edu/

Student E-mail

  1. Sign onto your portal account at my.ppcc.edu, click on “Student Email” icon on the top right hand side of page.
    Microsoft Office 365 will come up if you haven’t set up your email yet. *
    If it pops up, it will ask you for your password and request you change it.
  2. The default password is your birthday with the month spelled out with a capital first letter (January), your two digit day (05) and four digit year (1986) (January051986).
  3. In the second and third boxes, enter in the same password you used for the portal.
  4. Press “Submit” and close the box that pops up.
  5. Click “Student Email” icon again.
  6. Choose time zone.
  7. Click “Ok.” This will take you into your student email.
  • Please note:
    • If you have Windows XP installed on your computer, and are using Internet Explorer 6, you will need to upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer. You may download and install Internet Explorer 8 from Microsoft's web site.
    • If you have Microsoft Office 2003 installed on your computer, and you are using Outlook to access your student email, you will need to upgrade to Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, or later for this functionality to continue to work. Your local IT department or bookstore can provide you with information on discounted pricing available to you for Microsoft Office.

* Student Email Alternate Login Instructions in case the portal is under maintenance or not available.

Have other questions about student email? Read the FAQs or check Mircosoft's Supported Browsers list.

For 24/7 support with portal login issues please call 1-888-800-9198 or visit http://help.ppcc.edu/.


To forward emails from your student account to your primary email account or sync your student email to your mobile phone, follow the instructions below.

Forwarding Student Mail to Your Personal Email Account

  1. In Outlook (on Office 365), select See All Options from the Options drop down bar (upper right corner).
  2. Click on the Connected Accounts tab (near top of page).
  3. In the Forwarding section, enter your personal email address in the “Forward my email to:’ field, then click on the Start Forwarding button, then click on the Save button.

Note: If your Office 365 email account becomes full, forwarding will not work. Therefore, it is important to log on to your Office 365 email account periodically to manage the size of your account by deleting unwanted email messages.

Syncing Student Email to Your Mobile Phone

  1. In Outlook (on Office 365), select See All Options from the Options drop down bar (upper right corner).
  2. Select Phone from the left column.
  3. Click on ‘configure the phone to synchronize with Microsoft Exchange’ link.
  4. Click on ‘Mobile Phone Setup Wizard’ link (found in the middle of the page).
  5. Choose your ‘mobile phone operating system’ from the drop down bar.
  6. Select from the ‘What would you like to do’ drop down bar.
  7. Print the instructions by clicking on the ‘print’ link (upper left).

Classroom and Lab Computers

  1. Your username is your Student ID number.
    (Don’t forget the S.)
  2. Your initial password is your birthdate, without the year: MMDD
    (example: 0105).

For support please call (719) 502-4800 between 8:00AM and 5:00PM. 

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PPCC Guest Wi-Fi

  1. Choose “PPCC Guest.”
  2. Open up a web browser.
  3. Next, you will need to “Create an account.”
  4. Click on big “Register” button.
  5. The “Guest Wi-Fi Registration Receipt” page is displayed. This verifies your information.
    On this page is your 8 digit visitor password and your network expiration time for the account you just created.
    You’ll receive an email with this password. You may also want to write it down.
  6. Click on “Login” to start browsing.

For support please call (719) 502-4800 between 8:00AM and 5:00PM.

Student Data Files

(These instructions are also valid to log into AskOnline)

  1. Your username is your Student ID number preceeded by "PPCCINST\". e.g. "PPCCINST\S012345678"
    (Don’t forget the S.)
  2. Your initial password is your birthdate, without the year: MMDD
    (example: 0105).

For support please call (719) 502-4800 between 8:00AM and 5:00PM.