Complete the following before your classes start!

  • Set up your Student Email
    • Sign onto your my.ppcc.edu student portal, click on the “Student Email” icon in the upper right hand corner.
    • The default password is your birthday. e.g. April 14th = 0114
    • Enter the same password you use to log in to the myPPCC portal.
    • Set the time zone (Mountain Time), click “OK”.
    • You have now set up your student email, check it weekly!
      • All official communications between the student and PPCC will come through this email account.
        • Want to forward your email to your phone? Have problems with your email account? Call ITSS at 719-502-4800.
  • Follow up on your funding
    • Financial aid
      • Check in your my.ppcc.edu student portal under the “Student Finance” tab.
      • If there are red flags under “Financial Aid Requirements” go to any of the Enrollment Services offices.
        • Centennial Campus A-120
        • Downtown Studio Campus S-100
        • Rampart Range Campus S-102
        • 719-502-3000 or finaid@ppcc.edu
    • GI Bill/Veteran’s Benefits
      • If you have not yet applied for your Veteran’s benefits, contact the Military and Veteran’s Program (MVP) office to find out how to start the process.
      • After registering for classes fill out a Certification Request Form: https://www.ppcc.edu/military
      • It is your responsibility to be informed about how many credit hours and which types of classes (hybrid, online) you can take, contact the MVP office for more questions.
        • Centennial Campus C-222
        • Rampart Range Campus S-102 2nd/4th Wednesdays
        • 719-502-4100 or va@ppcc.edu
    • Other Payment Options
    • Review payment deadline for all forms of payment.
  • Attend New Student Orientation
  • Review Important Dates
    • Review the start, drop, withdraw, and end dates for your classes by checking your “Detailed Student Schedule” in your student portal.
    • Also review where your courses are scheduled.
  • Parking at Downtown Studio Campus
    • Get a Parking Hang Tag, maps and directions from Student Life. All other campuses have open access parking and do not require hang tags.
  • Get your Books
  • Get your Student I.D. Card
    • Bring your schedule to Student Life. http://ppcc.edu/student-life
    • Student I.D. Cards are required for access to the Computer Labs and to check out materials from the Library.