Student Links

Here you'll find helpful guides and information about accessing and using some of the technology needed by students at BTC.

If you find you have questions or issues with the technology on this page, please contact the Library at

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Student Network & Email

BTC provides all students with a computer and email account. Students use this account to log in to computers on campus, their BTC email, remote access, MyAR and other applications and BTC services.

User Name:
Your account user name is your last name + the last 4 digits of your Student ID Number (ctcLink ID).
(e.g. smith1234)

Your email address is your user name plus (e.g. The password for your email is the same as your student network account. Find the BTC Student Email login page here.

Your default password is: btc- + your 8-digit birth date (mmddyyyy) (e.g. btc-06031981)
Be sure to use all 4 numbers of your birth year (e.g. 1981) and remember to add btc- on the front.

Don't know your password?

You can reset your account password using the Password Reset process.

If the password reset process doesn't work, you can try an alternative password reset option.

Still having trouble? Contact the BTC Library at or 360.752.8383

Student Email Guides

BTC Student Email Guide

How to forward your student email

How to access your student email with using an email client

How to access your student email on a mobile device

Using OneDrive


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Your ctcLink account is used to log into ctcLink and Canvas.

Don't know your ctcLink ID or password?

Check your welcome email that you received after your admissions application was reviewed and processed for your ctcLink ID.

If you no longer have your welcome email and didn't save your ctcLink ID, please contact the library or your advisor for assistance.

For more information about your ctcLink ID and how to activate your ctcLink account, visit ctcLink Student Help & Resources 


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Canvas Help

BTC students access their Canvas accounts using their ctcLink student ID. See our student ctcLink page for help with accessing ctcLink.

Get all of your questions about how to use Canvas - including navigating courses, interacting with assignments and collaboration tools - answered in the Canvas Student Guides.

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