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Access Student Accounts at SVCC

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, visit the Skyhawk Student Help Desk in room 2F01 or call 815-835-6544 (ext. 544 from a campus phone) during these hours or complete the 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

SOAR Help

Student Email
Google Apps

SVCC Google Login

It is 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?

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Online Courses

Sauk Login icon Sauk Login

Access Learn Canvas for help logging in, getting-starting information, links to tutorials, and other helpful information.

Library Databases: Off-Campus AccessSauk Login icon Sauk Login

When accessing Sauk library databases from off campus, employees and students are required to log in. 

Computer Lab PrintingSauk Login icon Sauk Login

Photocopies and color prints can only be made in the Library (LRC).

View lab room numbers and hours.

SVCC TXT AlertsSauk Login icon Sauk Login

Sauk staff and students can subscribe to be notified of certain events such as college closings, campus activities, important dates and headlines, and computer system status.

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SOAR User ID/PIN

SVCC Mobile allows you to access your schedule, grades, directory information, maps, the SVCC Catalog and more! 

SVCC WiFi Networkskyhawks

While on-campus, you can connect to Sauk's wireless network with your personal laptop or mobile device. 

Office 365Sauk 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 here.

SOAR User ID/PIN

When entering the Secured Area for the first time:

You will need your Student ID number. (Example: @12345678) 

(If you do not know your Student ID number, click on the Look Up My ID link and follow the instructions to look up your ID).

You will be prompted for your PIN - this has initially been set to a random number. You will need to call Admissions & Records (815.835.6273) to receive this number. You will then be prompted to change your temporary PIN - the new PIN must be 8-15 characters and requires at least one number AND one alpha character. You will then be prompted to establish TWO security questions and to accept the Terms of Usage.

For all subsequent logins:

If you do not know your ID, you can look up your ID by clicking on the Look up My ID link located just above the User ID box.

If you do not know your PIN, you can reset it by clicking the Forgot PIN? button and answering your security questions. If you have difficulties, please contact Admissions & Records (815.835.6273)

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.

For a condensed, printed version of this page, print What's My Password?.