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Course Login and Access

Below you will find instructions on how to login to your online course. PLEASE NOTE that you may not have access to your online courses until the first day of the semester. Some faculty may not release their course(s) early for you to work in. If you don't see your course listed, Do Not Panic. Your course may not appear until the first day of class.

Steps for Login:

Below are the steps to login to Pipeline!

Step 1

Connect to the Internet and launch your browser. Go to

This will take you to the SBCC Pipeline login screen. Please bookmark the Pipeline Login Page!

Step 2


To determine your username and password, choose the "Find my Username" link. Enter in the requested information and your username and password will be retrieved. Enter your username and password into the login screen to gain access to Pipeline v2.


Name: Joe Smith Jones
User Name: jsjones
Password: Randomly Generated Six Digit Password Example: q3er7y

NOTE: If you need assistance determining your username and password, please call (805) 965-0581, ext. 2949 or fill out our ONLINE SUPPORT FORM. For possible solutions to your questions, you can also view our Frequently Asked Questions section. If you are a returning student, your Pipeline password will be the same as you set it to last semester. You can skip Steps 3 and 4.

Step 3

Read and accept the Student Computer Use Policy

First time users will see the Student Computer Use Policy. You will need read this policy and then click on the "Accept Policy" button located at the bottom of the page.

Step 4

Set the timeout session to 180 minutes in Pipeline.

  • Click on the "My Account " tab in the upper left side of the window
  • Under the "Change Timeout" area, select "180" from the drop down menu.
  • Click the "Save Changes " button.

Step 5

To get to your classes, click on the "Class" tab in Pipeline.

Once in "Class", Click on 'log into Canvas' (under 'Class support' on the right) to access your Canvas home page. (No separate login is required)

Once you are on the Canvas home page:

Click on your HIT/CIM class(es) and study your Home Page(s). Click on the Syllabus and Course Calendar and note that these are very important documents!


Begin to read and complete the specific class orientation instructions and activities.

PLEASE NOTE that you may not have access to your online courses until the first day of the semester.

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