ctcLink Account Activation

The first step to getting started in ctcLink is to activate your account! Follow these instructions to get set up.

If you need assistance, trainings and drop-in sessions are available daily.

Activate your ctcLink account

In this tutorial, we will walk through how to activate your ctcLink account. This process can only be done on a desktop or laptop. We ask that you follow all instructions carefully.

You can hover over or click on the included screenshots in the Desktop tutorial for a zoomed-in view
 
Navigate to https://myaccount.ctclink.us/. From there, under the login area, click "activate my account".Navigate to https://myaccount.ctclink.us/. From there, under the login area, click "activate my account".

Step 1

Navigate to https://gateway.ctclink.us/. From there, under the login area, click "Activate Your Account".

Navigate to https://gateway.ctclink.us/. From there, under the login area, click "Activate Your Account".

 
When this popup appears, click "ok"When this popup appears, click "ok"

Step 2

When this popup appears, click "ok".

When this popup appears, click "ok".

 
On this screen, enter your first name, last name* and date of birth. For the "ID type", you will choose "*SID (old)", then enter your current SID.  *(If your legal name is a single name—such as Pran, Madonna or Nani—you must enter a hyphen (-) in the First Name field and enter your single name in the Last Name field.)On this screen, enter your first name, last name* and date of birth. For the "ID type", you will choose "*SID (old)", then enter your current SID.  *(If your legal name is a single name—such as Pran, Madonna or Nani—you must enter a hyphen (-) in the First Name field and enter your single name in the Last Name field.)

Step 3

On this screen, enter your **first name, last name and date of birth.

For the "ID type," choose:

  • "*SID (old)" if you have not recieved your ctcLink ID yet. If you do not remember your SID, please email Human Resources at hr@shoreline.edu
  • "ctcLink ID" if you have recieved your ctcLink ID

Once you've entered everything, click "Submit".

**(If your legal name is a single name—such as Pran, Madonna or Nani—you must enter a hyphen (-) in the First Name field and enter your single name in the Last Name field.)

On this screen, enter your **first name, last name and date of birth. For the "ID type", you will choose "*SID (old)" if you have not recieved your ctcLink ID yet. If you do not remember your SID, please email Human Resources at hr@shoreline.edu.

If you have recieved your ctcLink ID, then choose "ctcLink ID" and enter it.

Once you've entered everything, click "Submit".

**(If your legal name is a single name—such as Pran, Madonna or Nani—you must enter a hyphen (-) in the First Name field and enter your single name in the Last Name field.)

 
On this next page, enter the email you would like to use as your primary email. This can either be your go.shoreline.edu email, or a different email. Either way, make sure you have continued access to that email. Then choose a security question from the list and type in your answer. We encourage you to provide a phone number for account recovery, so please enter your phone number in either the SMS or Voice phone number field. Finally, create a password and enter it in both password fields. Then click "Submit".On this next page, enter the email you would like to use as your primary email. This can either be your go.shoreline.edu email, or a different email. Either way, make sure you have continued access to that email. Then choose a security question from the list and type in your answer. We encourage you to provide a phone number for account recovery, so please enter your phone number in either the SMS or Voice phone number field. Finally, create a password and enter it in both password fields. Then click "Submit".

Step 4

On this next page, enter your shoreline.edu email address.

Then choose a security question from the list and type in your answer. We encourage you to provide a phone number for account recovery, so please enter your phone number in either the SMS or Voice phone number field.

Finally, create a password and enter it in both password fields.

Then click "Submit."

Please note that on the next page, you will receive your ctcLink ID number in a separate box. Do not click ok before completing the next step.

On this next page, enter your shoreline.edu email address.

Then choose a security question from the list and type in your answer. We encourage you to provide a phone number for account recovery, so please enter your phone number in either the SMS or Voice phone number field.

Finally, create a password and enter it in both password fields.

Then click "Submit."

Please note that on the next page, you will receive your ctcLink ID number in a separate box. Do not click ok before completing the next step.

 
On this page, you'll see a message box that says "your account has been activated". DO NOT CLICK OK BEFORE COMPLETING THE NEXT STEP.On this page, you'll see a message box that says "your account has been activated". DO NOT CLICK OK BEFORE COMPLETING THE NEXT STEP.

Step 5

On this page, you'll see a message box that says "Your account has been activated". DO NOT CLICK OK BEFORE COMPLETING THE NEXT STEP.

If you're not seeing this message box, click here to learn how to enable popups.

On this page, you'll see a message box that says "Your account has been activated". DO NOT CLICK OK BEFORE COMPLETING THE NEXT STEP.

If you're not seeing this message box, click here to learn how to enable popups.

 
In this box, you will see the phrase "This is your ctcLink ID: #########". Either write down your ctcLink ID, take a screenshot, paste it into an email that you send to yourself. Make sure you have that ctcLink ID saved somewhere, as it will be your username to log into the ctcLink system. Then click "Ok".In this box, you will see the phrase "This is your ctcLink ID: #########". Either write down your ctcLink ID, take a screenshot, paste it into an email that you send to yourself. Make sure you have that ctcLink ID saved somewhere, as it will be your username to log into the ctcLink system. Then click "Ok".

Step 6

In this box, you will see the phrase "This is your ctcLink ID: #########". Either write down your ctcLink ID, take a screenshot, paste it into an email that you send to yourself.

Make sure you have that ctcLink ID saved somewhere, as it will be your username to log into the ctcLink system.

Then click "Ok".

In this box, you will see the phrase "This is your ctcLink ID: #########". Either write down your ctcLink ID, take a screenshot, paste it into an email that you send to yourself.

Make sure you have that ctcLink ID saved somewhere, as it will be your username to log into the ctcLink system.

Then click "Ok".

 

Additional Resources

Congratulations, you've successfully activated your ctcLink account! See the following links for your next steps!

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