Sauk Valley Community College

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Access Student Accounts at SVCC

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The information on this page is provided to explain how to access technology tools and services available to students enrolled at Sauk Valley Community College.  To access a tool or service listed in the first column, use the login listed in the second column (click the login title for an explanation of that login's username and password combination). Tutorials and help pages are linked in the Information and Helpful Links column.

For more information about technology available to Sauk students, access our SVCC Student Technology: Did You Know? page.

If you are having trouble accessing any service, contact the 2F1 computer lab assistant on duty or the Help Desk (ext 229 or its online Technical Support Request form).

With your Gmail account, you also have access to Google Apps. This includes Google Calendar, Google Drive (for file storage), Google Docs (an online word processor), and more. Learn more about what's available and how to use Google Apps from the Google Apps Learning site.

To Access this ServiceUse this LoginInformation and Helpful Links
SOAR (Sauk Online Access to Records)


SOAR User ID/PIN

Through SOAR, you can update your personal information, such as your address, email, and emergency contact information. You can also access student services;check your student ID number, registration status, class schedule, grades, or transcripts; and review your financial status and loans.

Access our SOAR help pages to learn how to login to SOAR and access information.

Student Email


SVCC Google Login

You will receive frequent email from Sauk Valley Community College, student organizations and your instructors. For this reason, it’s important for you to regularly check your SVCC student email, or to forward it to an account that you regularly check.  

Need help learning Gmail?

Moodle/Online Courses Sauk Login icon Sauk Login

Sauk's online courses are hosted in Moodle.

Moodle is a learning management system (LMS) used by faculty to share course materials, assessments, grades, and online activities for their on-campus, hybrid or online courses. All online courses and some on-campus course materials appear in Moodle.

Access the Moodle Help Desk for help logging in, getting-starting information, links to tutorials, and other helpful information.

Library Databases: Off-Campus Access Sauk Login icon Sauk Login

When accessing Sauk library databases from off campus, employees and students are required to log in. Note that a login is not required when accessing these databases from on-campus.

Computer Lab Printing Sauk Login icon Sauk Login

Use your Sauk Login to print in any of the computer labs. Students are limited to printing 30 pages at a time. View lab room numbers and hours. To print more than 30 pages or print in color, use the Library printer.

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SVCC TXT Alerts
Sauk Login icon Sauk Login

Sauk staff and students can subscribe to be notified of certain events such as college closings and campus activities, important dates and headlines, and computer system status. These alerts can come via text, email, phone message, or all. Look for the green chat bubble towards the bottom of Sauk's home page. 

SVCC WiFi Network skyhawks

While on-campus, you can connect to Sauk's wireless network with your personal laptop or mobile device. The password for Sauk's wifi is skyhawks. Look for the svcc.edu network in your devices wifi settings. 

Google Apps


SVCC Google Login

Office 365 Sauk email address

While you are a student at Sauk, you are eligible to download and install Microsoft Office for no cost on up to five personal devices. Go to office.com/getoffice365 and use your Sauk email account to register.  

Sauk Login icon Sauk Login

When you change your Sauk Login password, it will be changed for all systems that use the Sauk Login.

Username:
firstname.middleinitial.lastname
Example: john.a.smith
If that username does not work, one of the following exceptions may apply:
  1. If your middle initial is not on file, your username will be firstname.lastname (Example: john.smith)
  2. If your firstname.middleinitial.lastname is more than 20 characters, your username is firstinitial.middleinitial.lastname. (Example j.a.smith)
Password:
svXXXX (XXXX is the last four digits of your student ID)
Example: sv1234

Change your Sauk Login Password

Your Sauk Login password can be changed in Moodle. 

  1. Login to Moodle.
  2. Select My Profile Settings in the Administration block on the left.
  3. Select Change password
  4. Enter your current password in the provided textbox.
  5. Enter your new password selection in the New password text box.
  6. Confirm your new password selection by entering it in the next New password text box.
  7. Select Save changes.

If you forgot your Sauk Login password, use the "Forgotten Your Username and Password?" link underneath the login textboxes on the Moodle Login webpage.

  SOAR User ID/PIN

User ID:
8 digit student ID including @
Example: @12345678
Can't remember your ID? Click the Look Up My ID link on the SOAR login page or go to svcc.edu/whatismyid
PIN:
The first time you login as a student, contact and Enrollment Specialist at 815.835.6273 or visit the Counseling Office on the first floor. Once logged in, you will be required to change your PIN. Your new PIN must be 8-15 characters and must contain at least one number and one character.
If you do forget your PIN later, click the Forgot PIN link on the SOAR login page.

The Google Apps Logo SVCC Google Login

Username:
Username will be your Sauk email address. Example: john.a.smith@students.svcc.edu
Exceptions:
  1. If your middle initial is not on file, your username will be firstname.lastname (Example: john.smith@students.svcc.edu)
  2. If your firstname.middleinitial.lastname is more than 20 characters, your username is firstinitial.middleinitial.lastname. (Example: j.a.smith@students.svcc.edu)
Password:
svXXXX (XXXX is the last four digits of your student ID)
Example: sv1234
Changing your SVCC Google password will not change your Sauk Login password.
To change or reset your password, visit Google's Gmail help page.