How to Activate Your ctcLink Account (Students)

  1. Go to the ctcLink Login page
  2. Click First Time User?
  3.  Follow the instructions. Under 'ID Type', select 'ctcLink ID'. 
Note: Current Winter 2021 students and returning students with an SID number: 
  • You may change the 'ID Type' to 'SID (old)', and enter your SID number. 
  • Alternatively, you may look up your new ctcLink ID using the Student ID Lookup Tool
4. Choose 3 security questions and answers. Your answers are NOT case-sensitive
  • You’ll need the answers to reset your password, please remember them!
  • Support CANNOT recover questions or answers for you
5. Create a password that has:
  • At least 8 characters
  • 1 UPPERCASE letter
  • 1 lowercase letter
  • 1 number (0, 1, 2, 3…)
6. Click Submit when you are done
7. Your account will be activated right away. Be sure to take note of your ctcLink ID

You may now proceed to the ctcLink login page and sign in with your ctcLink ID and newly created password.

Additional Resources:
More information and slideshows are available on the ctcLink for Students page.
Detailed information can be found at the ctcLink Reference Center: 
Activating your ctcLink Account
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