Technology Systems at a Glance

Technology Systems at a Glance


To login: use your ctcLink ID number (also called EMPLID) and ctcLink password.

Canvas is the Learning Management System (LMS) LCC uses to facilitate your online, hybrid, and enhanced courses. To deliver content and connect with you, your instructor will use features including:

  • Announcements
  • Assignments
  • Discussion boards
  • Quizzes
  • Grades

LCC offers a free, fully online orientation course for Canvas and lots of other online help. 



To login: use your ctcLink ID number (also called EMPLID) and ctcLink password.

ctcLink is LCC's operating system and mobile app, and is where you will conduct many of your basic transactions, including:

  • Register for classes
  • Review academic progress
  • Request what-if reports
  • Update personal details
  • View unofficial transcripts
  • Get messages and notifications
  • View class and exam schedule
  • View your financial aid status



To login: use your full LCC email address and LCC password.

Lower Columbia College uses Gmail for student email accounts. With your email account, you also have access to Google Apps for Education including Calendar, Drive, and Groups.



To login: use your LCC username (before the @ sign in your email address) and LCC password.

  • Navigate is a free student tool and mobile app designed to connect you with your advisor and our support staff. Navigate has a number of resources you’ll need to get you from application to graduation:
    • Complete your To-Do steps
    • Find your advisor and connect with other LCC support staff
    • Schedule appointments
    • Plan your classes using the Academic Planner
    • Find resources and ask for help using Hand Raise
    • Review important academic dates
    • Find study buddies and a lot more 


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