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Email

The RCC student e-mail system is powered by Gmail, Google’s e-mail system. All RCC students are assigned an e-mail account (<First initial + Middle initial + Last name @roxbury.edu>). This is RCC’s official electronic messaging system for students and only the e-mail the college will use to communicate important school information.

NOTE: E-mail accounts for new students may take up to 48 hours to become active.

Logging into your RCC Student E-mail:
To access your RCC student e-mail, follow the steps below.
1. Open an internet browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari).
2. In the web address field enter the following URL: http://mail.roxbury.edu(see Figure 2)
3. Click on the text Sign in (located in the top right corner, in the E-mail block, or the Announcements block).
4. Type your username and password, then click on the Sign In button.
a. Your username is the first part of your e-mail address (without the @roxbury.edu).  For example, if your e-mail is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , your username is JMSimth4.
b. Your default password is rcc + student ID.  For example, if your student ID is 12345, your password is rcc12345.

BEST PRACTICE: We recommend that you change your default password to something more secure and something you will remember. Once you have logged in, you can change your password under your e-mail Settings->Accounts.
For more information and instructions on how to use the RCC student e-mail system, please visit:  http://mail.google.com/support/?ctx=about&hl=en

MyRCC

The MyRCC system is an interactive toolthatstudents and faculty can access through any Internet browser. The MyRCC system allows students to obtain selected information from their own records at any time, from anywhere.

Available information comes live directly from the College administrative database or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system; therefore, all of the information that you see is automatically up-to-date.  Links and available functionality are dependent upon user permissions.

The MyRCC system is distributed to the entire administrative staff, faculty, and students. It is the cornerstone of campus technology; an all-encompassing solution serving the RCC community. It's a reliable enrollment management system for RCC's administration to manage admissions, registration, and online payment, etc.  It enables RCC faculty and staff to manage courses and advise their students; and for students it allows them to manage their academic information online.
Overall MyRCC enables:

  • People to connect with the RCC campus community
  • Students to access their own data
  • Faculty to connect with students
  • Staff to maximize operational efficiency
  • Campus executives to easily access key data
  • Alumni to stay connected with RCC
  • Friends to stay up-to-date and make donations online

MyRCC also smoothes the transition from applicant to student; and from student to alumnus by providing a shared and constant environment for peers to communicate. You can build and maintain lifelong relationships that will continually strengthen the spirit of the campus community through MyRCC.
To sign into MyRCC please click here

Changing your PIN (both RCC students and faculty)
To change your PIN log into MyRCC and click on Personal Setting, then click on Password and follow the directions.
NOTE: If you don't know your PIN: Please go to the IT department for assistance.  It is located in Room 333, on the 3th floor of Academic Building.

My Passwords

Students can login to MyPasswords with personal information that is unique to them, namely:

  • RCC Student ID,
  • Date of Birth,
  • Last 4 digits of SSN

New students* and returning students** who do not know their login information should go to to the MyPasswords application.

To access MyPasswords:

  1. Go to MyRCC at http://myrcc.rcc.mass.edu
  2. Click on the Start Here <https://forms.rcc.mass.edu/stu/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fstu%2fDefault.aspx> link under Quick Links (on the left hand side of the screen).
  3. Fill in the required information. MyPasswords will provide you with all of your login information for the common software systems for students on campus.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • For new students it still will take 24-48 hours after they are admitted to generate/display their login information.
  • If a student has changed their default password(s) and forgotten them, they need to go to the specific application login page and click on the “Forgot my password” or “Help me login” link. MyPasswords only provides the original default password.
  • As a safety precaution, the MyPasswords report will automatically logout after 5 minutes of inactivity.

Moodle

Moodle is a web-based Course Management System (CMS) or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Moodle stands for “Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment”. It is an open source software system designed using sound educational principles that help educators create effective online learning communities.

Logging into your Online Course:

To log into your online course in Moodle, follow the steps below.

  1. Open an internet browser (Firefox works best with Moodle) and
  2. In the web address field, type: http://moodle.rcc.mass.edu 
  3. In the top right corner of the screen, click on (Login).
  4. Type your username and password.

    Your username is the first part of your e-mail address (without the @roxbury.edu). For example, if your e-mail is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , your username is JMSimth4.

    Your default password is your student ID. For example: 12345.

  5. Click on the Login button.
  6. Click on the link of the course you want to enter