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Information Technology

Student Online Services

Access to student online services is located on the MyCVCC student web page located on the Catawba Valley Community College website (www.cvcc.edu). Each of these three (3) separate services requires independent logins.

1. VIP/Blackboard - Your connection to online and seated course work, announcements, etc.
2. My Services - Offers many features including...

  • Your source for viewing and printing your class schedule, a personal copy of your transcript, final grades, etc.
  • Where you can register for classes online
  • Pay tuition online

3. Student Email - Your personal email account that CVCC faculty and staff use to contact you with information about registration, important CVCC news, etc.


 

VIP Blackboard Log-in Help: 


NOTE: Use Mozilla Firefox or Chrome as the browser when accessing Blackboard; do not use Internet Explorer or Safari.

Instructions for what to enter for your username and password are located below the username and password login boxes.

  • Your username is cvcc-, your first initial, last name and mmdd (month and date) of your birthday DO NOT USE SPACES. 
               Example: Jane Doe with a birth date of January 12 would be cvcc-jdoe0112.
  • Your initial password is your 6 digit birthday (no spaces). 
               Example: If your birthday is January 12, 1985, your password is 011285.


If access is denied, call the CVCC Blackboard Help Desk, 828-327-7000, ext. 4444, Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4:30pm.  During nights, weekends and holidays, contact 1-866-832-9253


 

My Services Login Help:

  • Go to http://www.cvcc.edu/
    • Click on the "My Services" link located on the MYCVCC Student page.
    • Click on the "LOG-IN" button and enter username and password.
  • Your username is cvcc-, your first initial, last name and mmdd (month and date) of your birthday DO NOT USE SPACES. 
               Example: Jane Doe with a birth date of January 12 would be cvcc-jdoe0112.
  • Your initial password is you 6 digit birthday (no space). 
               Example: If your birthday is January 12, 1985, your password is 011285
  • Click on the Student Menu option
  • Select the link you want to view.

NOTE: If you are having trouble logging in and receive the following message (You entered an invalid password. Please try again). You can request a new password by following the steps below.

  1. Click on - "Reset my password"  (Located on the bottom right of page)
  2. Enter the information and click submit
  3. Select your student email address from the dropdown box and click submit
  4. A new password will be sent to your CVCC student email address.


Student Email Log-in Help: 

CVCC uses Google for its student email service. When you click on "Check Student Email" it will take you to your Google email. If you have an existing personal Gmail account, you will need to click "Add account". DO NOT "create" an account.

  • Your username is your first initial, last name and mmdd (month and date) of your birthday (no spaces).  
              Example: Jane Doe with a birth date of January 12 would be jdoe0112.
  • Your student email address is your username@vcat.cvcc.edu.
  • Your password is your 8 or 6 digit birthday (no spaces). 
              Example: if your birthday is January 12, 1985, your password is 01121985 or 0110285.

 » Check Your Email Here

Should you have problems, please send an email from a working email address to viphelp@cvcc.edu.  Please include your first name, your last name, and your CVCC student ID number or call 828-327-7000, ext. 4444 for assistance. Give your information slowly and clearly and leave your area code with your phone number.

The Help Desk is located in the Library on the 2nd floor of the Cuyler A. Dunbar (CAD) Building.

For additional online service login help, contact the CVCC Help Desk 828-327-7000 ext. 4444.

 

 
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