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Password Help

RCC Security Statement
Rappahannock Community College is committed to the protection of its Information Technology Systems and the data that is stored on these systems from compromises of their confidentiality, integrity, and availability. RCC uses industry best practices and equipment including: access control mechanisms, strong encryption,firewalls, Intrusion prevention systems, antivirus, anti spam, and anti malware protection and other security measures such as auditing and logging access to its sensitive systems, and ensuring physical security of sensitive systems.

Creating Your Password
Your username and password are required to access online college services. If you are a current user of Blackboard or Student email, use your current password.

If you have not logged in for several months, your password may have expired and will need to be reset. You can reset your password through the myRCC single login area under Forgot your password? Reset your password.

If you have problems setting your password, you should contact your college by going to

Setting Up Your Password
New password must have at least seven characters and not more than ten.Your password must contain a combination of:

  • At least one UPPERCASE letter
  • At least one lowercase letter
  • At least one number (0-9)

To help protect your account, make sure that your password is memorable for you, but difficult for others to guess.

  • Do not share your password with anyone
  • Never use the same password that you’ve used in the past
  • Your new password must be at least seven characters long, and no longer than 10 characters
  • Passwords should contain at least one special character (i.e. ! @ # $ %)

After setting up your account for the first time you will need to provide a security question and supply an answer that only you will know. This question will be used if you need to reset your password in the future. It is best to provide one word responses. Keep in mind that the answer is case sensitive.

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