Getting Started -- myGCSC First Time Login



On the https://www.gulfcoast.edu/ website, click myGCSC in the top right corner to access the login menu.






myGCSC Login Menu




1. Enter your username

  • For Students: the username will be your Student A#. 
  • For Employees: the username will be your Employee ThirdParty ID.


2. Your initial Password is your six digit birthday (MMDDYY)

  • *NOTE: June 16, 1984 would be 061684
  • *NOTE: For employees, the password will be set by Technical Support.
  • If you have never logged in and set up your security questions, you will not be able to use the User Self Service.
  • For password assistance, please contact the GCSC Help Desk at 850-913-3303





3. Phone 2-Factor Authentication 

  • Enter your password.
  • Enter your cell phone number. 
  • You will be sent a text message to that phone number.
  • Enter the six digit One Time Passcode sent to your phone.
  • Click login to continue to challenge answers setup.






4. Challenge Answers Setup


  • Verify that your A# and Password are filled in the text boxes.
  • You will be required to create 5 challenge answers.












5. Welcome to myGCSC 




6. To change your password


  • Click Manage Your Account Settings in the top right corner of your myGCSC portal page.
  • Under the Account Details & Activity, select Change your password now
  • A text message will be sent to your phone with a six digit passcode. Enter the passcode.
  • Create your new password.
  • Click Go to SSO Jump Page in the top right corner to return to your myGCSC portal page.








Students Enrollment Services 850.872.3892
Education Encore Corporate College Office 850.872.3823
Employees Human Resources 850.769.1551 x3569
Technical Assistance Technical Support Desk 850.913.3303