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How do I get my student ID?
All Prospective BC students are issued a unique student ID number upon successful completion of an Admissions application. This student id will be used to access MyBC  and other BC resources.
The College no longer uses your Social Security number to access academic records so please use your Student ID rather than your Social Security number when corresponding with faculty and staff at Broward College
You may still need to use your Social Security number when:
  • Applying for Financial Aid
  • Documentation provided to the federal government
  • Applying for employment.
Please keep your Student ID and Social Security number in a secure location.​
How do I find out what my email address is?
  1. Log onto MyBC
  2. Click on the Login at the top right hand side of the screen
  3. Enter Student ID
  4. Enter PIN – Birth month and year - ex. 091972
  5. On the right hand side you will see my Details
  6. Your institutional email will be listed (Your BC
How do I access my BC E-mail Address?
 You can access your email directly at
1. Enter your student email address – ex.
2. Enter PIN – Birth month and year – ex. 091972 (MMYYYY).
When you are on the BC web site, you can access your e-mail in these 3 places:

      From the home page:

  1.  Click on the login arrow
  2.  Select Email login
  3.  Enter your student email address – ex.
  4.  Enter PIN – Birth month and year – ex. 091972 (MMYYYY).

     From MyBC

  1.  Log into MyBC.
  2.  Under Quick Links: Click on E-mail and More or Click on the word Institutional email on the right hand side under my Details
  3. You will be prompted to login again
  4. Then you will be taken directly into your email account

    From D2L

  1. Click on the student login button
  2. Enter your full student email address – ex.
  3. Enter PIN – Birth month and year – ex. 091972 (MMYYYY).
  4. Click on Microsoft 365 link in the 'Help for Students' widget.
What is my password?
Your Password is initially set to your two digit birth month and four digit birth year (MMYYYY).
If you have changed your password and cannot remember what it is, you will need to submit a helpdesk ticket.
My PIN doesn't work, How do I reset my PIN?
You will need to submit a helpdesk ticket.
What is a SkyDrive?
The SkyDrive gives you access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote in your browser with SkyDrive and free Office Web Apps. Multiple people in different places can work on the same document, at the same time. Share only the documents that you choose, with whomever you choose, and set the rest to remain private.
You've got access to everything on your SkyDrive, your personal cloud, wherever you are. Your photos, documents, and other important files are available to you on your phone, tablet, PC, or Mac. In short, your stuff and your info is not limited to any single PC or device.
And, if you're on Windows 8, and signed into a Microsoft account, you can view all your photos and files, edit and share Office documents, or share with whomever you choose. Plus, stuff like your background, your display, and your settings roam with you. 
How can I access SkyDrive?
2.     The first time you login after the upgrade you user name and password will be your Broward college email login information
3.     Once you reset you SkyDrive password to something other than your Broward College password you will need to contact Microsoft for assistance.
4.     It is easy to reset your Microsoft account password if you forget your password during or after the upgrade, if you have another email address, add it to your Microsoft Account or Live@edu account (before the conversion) as an alternate email address. For information about how to add an alternate email address, see.  Why do I need to add security info?
What is the mailbox size limit?

The Office365 inbox size limit is 25GB

Is there an attachment size limit?
The email attachment size is 10MB for each document.
Can I forward my Broward College e-mail to a personal e-mail address?
Yes, log into your Broward College email and click on “option” on the top right hand side.
Then click on “all options”. There is an area on the right: “Shortcuts to other things you can do.” Click on “Forward your email”. Toward the bottom of the page it reads “Forward my email to:”  Add in the email address that you want your email to go to and then click “save”.
Can I continue to use my BC email and Skydrive account if I am no longer a student at Broward College?
Do I need to use a Windows PC or Microsoft Internet Explorer?
The Broward College web applications are optimized for use on the Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer platforms.
What will the college use my Broward College e-mail address for?
The college will use your email to send out important dates, Financial Aid information, Emergency Alerts and other announcements. Your BC instructors use email to reach out to and stay in touch with you
How can I set up my mobile phone to access my student e-mail account?
For instructions to set up your email on your phone device view Outlook set up page.
What do I need a student id for?
All degree-seeking students are given a student ID card.  Your student ID must be presented to receive services   from   registration, advisement, financial aid, bookstores,  library, tutoring and labs, events and more.  When on camp us grounds, you are required to carry your student ID and show your ID when asked. Students who refuse to present their ID card are in violation of article 10 of the Student Code of Conduct, Policy 6Hx2-5.24. The first ID is given free of charge - there is a replacement fee if lost or stolen.
What is D2L?
D2L is the Integrated Learning Platform for students to gain web access their classes and enables the faculty and student to share course materials.​  Fully online and blended courses use D2L to access course content, submit assignments, complete assessments, and participate in discussions, and communicate with fellow classmates and the instructor(s).  Some on-campus may also store course material in D2L.  Contact your instructor for more information.
How do you log into D2L?
Method One
1.     You can go directly to the D2L home page
2.     Click on the Login button
3.     Enter your full student email address – ex.
4.     Enter PIN – Birth month and year – ex. 091972 (MMYYYY).
Method Two
1.     Go to the Broward College home page
2.     Hover the mouse over the Login button in the top right of the screen and select 'BC Online - D2L'
3.     Click on the Login button
4.     Enter your full student email address – ex.
5.     Enter PIN – Birth month and year – ex. 091972 (MMYYYY).
Which email account do I use to communicate with my professor?
D2L has an email feature that is different from you Broward College email account. Students enrolled in online and blended classes will use the D2L email tool.  For students enrolled in an on-campus class, check with your professor as to which account he/she would like you to use.
What are the size limits for attachments in D2L e-mail?
The email attachment size is 20 MB for each email.
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