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Your username is your first name and your last name with no spaces between your first and last name.


Your initial password is the first letter of your last name, capitalized, followed by a dash (-), and the last four digits of your student ID number.

The first time you log in, you will be prompted to change your password. You must change your password .
The new password you select must meet the following criteria:

  • At least 10 characters long (up to 256 characters)
  • Contain at least 1 capital letter
  • Contain at least 1 lower case letter
  • Contain at least 1 number or special character
  • Must not contain any part of your user name

An example of a password might be MathIsFun!, since this password meets all of the criteria described above.

Your password should be something that is easy for you to remember, but not too easy for others to guess.

How to Log In

If your name is James Percy Smithers and your student ID number is 860001234, your username would be JamesSmithers and your initial password would be S-1234 .


Before you report a problems with an account, here are some common fixes:

  • Are you enrolled in at least one regular Olympic College for-credit course? Please see your advisor if you are unsure.
  • Have you recently changed your password? Are you sure you are using the right one?
  • Are you logged in somewhere else? You are only allowed one login at a time.

If you have forgotten your password, please click here or if you require additional help, please contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@olympic.edu or call 360-475-7600. Thank you.

Student LINUX Accounts

If you need information about using the Unix or Linux systems, see the Student Linux Accounts link.

Benefits of having and using your OC account

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