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CircIT Desk

Logging into KC


Access KC


  • Navigate to the Columbia College homepage at
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Koala Connection



Log In

  •  Enter your Student ID as the Username, and Koala+the last 4 digits of your SSN (ex. Koala1234) as the password.

  • If you are trying to logon to KC for the first time:
    • Go to the KC logon screen.
    • Enter your Student ID in the Username Field and then click on Forgot Password.
    • It will take you to a screen to enter your CC email address.
    • An email will be sent to your CC email with a link to reset the password. 
    • Logon to your CC email and click on the email link (it may take up to 5 minutes to receive the email).
    • Once you click on the link, reset the password to Koala+the last 4 digits of your SSN

Understanding the KC Interface

Understanding the KC Interface


Listed below are the resources/portlets you can find on each tab.  They are organized by tabsà pagesà portlets. 




Links to all tabs and provides information and notifications
Links to Financial Aid and Payment guidelines and deadlines
Link to Add/Drop courses (scroll to the bottom of the page)





Academic Records & Degree Progress - allows users to view –

Degree Progress

Grade Report

Tutorials on Course Needs and How To Register for Classes

Grades and Academics Records

Grade Report-allows students to display and print their grades for a selected year and term

Unofficial Transcript-displays GPA, session, cumulative statistics, and detailed course information by program and term

Course History-displays the courses the student has taken organized by term and course code


Course Schedules & Registration - allows users to view –

             Course Schedules-students can search for classes, add/drop courses, and view current registration

            Course Needs-allows students to view the courses they will need to take to complete their selected program

      Academic Calendars

      Registration Forms


     Forms & Documentsprovides students with links to Change of Address, Course Withdrawal,

            VA Certification Request, Exit College Form, Student Forms, and Transcript Request


Placement Information – provides students with instructions for taking the Math and/or Language Placement tests       


Financial Services


Traditional Students - Shows Financial Aid terms and conditions based on Degree Program

Financial Aid - Check your financial account balances and course and fee statemen

Financial Aid Awards – View past and present financial aid award Find any missing documents required for Financial Aid awards displays both the documents the Financial Aid office has received from the student and a list of the missing documents needed to process the student's Financial Aid application

Tuition Accounts – View Financial Accounts including Account balances, Tuition Account Statement, and Announcements, and Tuition Account Documents such as 1098T, Teacher Education Candidate Assessment, and Faith and Service Credits  


Campus Life


Campus Life Main Page


Campus Groups-gives users the ability to create and join campus-related organizations of academic, social, or athletic interest, counseling services

PDF Reports-Roommates report

 Calendar-shows events for campus groups

 Announcements-shows announcements for campus groups

Quick Links 


Canvas Login – Takes the student to the Canvas Learning Management System logon page  

                  Navigate for Students – Takes the student to Navigate site to schedule tutoring

                  WebMail -Outlook logon

                   Library  – Takes the student to the Edens Library Home Page and access to library’s online databases