Employee Password Information

Employee passwords expired Tuesday, October 28, 2014. All employees are required to change their passwords in order to access District network resources including (wired and wireless) including SURF, MiraCosta email, Blackboard (including the faculty Blackboard student account), ILINX, Moodle, sFTP, 25Live,TracDat, PeopleSoft Financials, and Library digital resources. Passwords for SARS-GRID or WebCMS are not affected by this expiration; see section below, Passwords for Other Systems, for contact information about changing these passwords.


Instructions for Changing Passwords

If you have issues with this process, troubleshoot before calling the Help Desk; your situation can most likely be resolved with minor adjustments to your browser's settings.

Password Requirements

Password Recommendations

In accordance to the District's Security Plan, employee passwords are administratively expired twice each year, once during each Spring and Fall semesters. Contact the Employee Technology Help Desk (https://portal.miracosta.edu/) with any questions or issues about the employee password reset process (helpdesk@miracosta.edu, 760.795.6850 or x6850).

Passwords for Other Systems

The following passwords are NOT synchronized with your SURF/Email/Windows/Blackboard accounts and must be changed separately from the above password process:

Faculty's Student Blackboard account