No, if you forget your password, the new system helps you set a new password.
In order to protect your privacy, the system won't let you set a password to something
you've already used in the system before.
A One-Time Passcode (abbreviated OTP) is used to confirm that a personal email address
or mobile phone number is properly linked to your SMC Username. A One-Time Passcode
is also used during a password reset if you ever forget your password.
Thirty minutes. If you don't use a One-Time Passcode before it expires, you can request
A delivery method is how the account management system will send a One-Time Passcode
to you if you ever forget your password. Your delivery method choices are currently
email or mobile telephone SMS. You can choose both.
If you want to look at your delivery method settings, log in to PortalGuard
Registering an email address tells the account management system which of your non-SMC
personal email addresses to send a One-Time Passcode to if you ever forget your password
and ask for it to be reset. Registering an email address with the account management
system does NOT change your personal email address on file with the college, which
you can see in your Corsair Connect Profile/Preferences page.
This is called "enrolling" an email address. An email address is mandatory so you
can receive a One-Time Passcode (OTP) if you ever need to reset a forgotten password.
The enrolled email address does not have to match the personal email address shown
on your Corsair Connect Profile/Preferences screen.
A confirmation email wil be sent to the personal email address you enroll.
Copy the code sent to your personal email into the screen that you'll see. This confirms
that the system has the correct email address. You must do this within 30 minutes after requesting the One-Time Passcode.
Registering a phone tells the password management system which phone number to send
an SMS message to if you ever forget your password and ask for it to be reset. Registering
a phone with the account management system does NOT change your personal phone number
on file with the college, which you can see in your Corsair Connect Profile/Preferences
No. Wired phones don't receive texts. The only reason for registering a mobile phone
number is so you could receive a text message with a One-Time Passcode during a password
reset. If you don't have a mobile phone, your "delivery method" for One-Time Passcodes
must be your registered email address.
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The name of the SMC athletic teams is "The Corsairs." The word means, "pirate" or
"privateer". Specifically, a historical "Corsair" was a Barbary Coast pirate or French
privateer from about the 1400s to the 1600s.