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    New TA Tech Instructions

    September 13th, 2019

    What’s this about?

    One of the highest priorities of Pacific College is to ensure that Teaching Assistants are equipped with all of the necessary tools to be successful. This process will aid you in becoming acquainted with our various IT Systems.

    1) Setting up your login password

    Before you are able to access any of the Pacific College systems, you are required to setup a password, and provide a secondary email address or phone number. Please follow the steps below.

    Navigate to https://www.office.com/  then sign in using your pacific college email

    • Type in your Pacific College email address (in the email you received), and click the "Next" button

    • Type the temporary password you were provided then click the "Sign in" button

    • Next, you'll create a new password. Once done, click the "Sign in" button. Please note: your password must be at least 6 characters

    • At this point, you’ll be prompted for additional information, click on the "Next" button.

    • The following screen is where you will choose to enter a secondary email address or a phone number (for security and verification purposes). In this example we will add a secondary email.
    • Click on the "Set it up now" link next to the the "Authentication Email is not configured" text.

    • Next enter in you personal email address then click the "email me" button.

    • An email will be sent to the address you entered with a verification code.
    • Copy that verification code and paste it in the blank area and then click verify

    • From here you can either add a phone number (optional) or click the finish button.
    • Once completed, you are done with this step. Your new password will be used to access all college systems.

    2) Email

    You can access your Pacific College email by navigating to http://webmail.pacificcollege.edu

    In order to login, you’ll have to use your Pacific College email address, and the password that you setup in the previous section. 

    Once logged in, click on the “outlook” icon to access email. Upon your first login, you will be asked to select your time zone. 

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    3) The eLearning platform

    Pacific College eLearning is the name of the college’s learning management system (LMS). Pacific College eLearning is used in some fashion for all classes at the college.

    • You can reach the eLearning by going to https://elearning.pacificcollege.edu
    • You will then be brought to the Pacific College eLearning login page. To login, please click on the Microsoft button and login with your Pacific College email (e.g. [email protected]) and the password you created in the above steps.

    • After logging in, you will land on your eLearning Dashboard. Scroll down to My Courses section of the dashboard to access your classes.

    • Just click the course name to enter the "shell".


    If you need assistance, click the eLearning Support link that appears at the bottom of every page in the LMS to submit a ticket.

    4) WiFi Access

    • While on campus you can access WiFi by selecting the “PC_Faculty” WiFi. After you are connected, open your web browser and you will be redirected to the sign in page.  To login, please use just your username (e.g. jsmith). Do not use your full PCOM email.

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    • Once you login you will be redirected to the Pacific College website letting you know it was successful

    5) How to contact us

    Please, CLICK HERE to learn more about how to contact us if you need technical support.



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