Library Log In Help


New Log In for databases!

Currently enrolled students can access the library's databases from off campus.

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Your username is your The firstname.lastname is the same as Self-Service, include any assigned numbers or special characters. Example: 


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Your password defaults to your 6-digit date of birth. Example: January 2, 1999, is 010299. If you have changed your password in Microsoft Office, use that new password. This is not the same passwords used for Canvas or Self-Service.  

password information



Still having trouble?


  • If you have any assigned numbers or other special characters in your username in Self-Service, include those numbers and characters.
  • If your username is long, you may need to stop after the 20th character. 
    • Example: Alexandria Smith-Jones would be
    • Example: Alexandria Smith has the Self-Service username of alexandria.smith123456. Their database log in would be
  • The password defaults to your 6-digit date of birth even if changed your password in WebAdvisor/Self-Service or Canvas.
    • Example: If you were born on January 9, 2003, you would enter 010903
  • If you changed your password for Microsoft Office/school email. Use that updated password instead.
  • Microsoft Authenticator App? You may be required to install the Microsoft Authenticator App before you are able to finish logging in, Download the app and connect your college Microsoft account to it before you finish logging in. Instructions for Installation
  • Are you a student at Grossmont College and not a student at Cuyamaca College? Use the Grossmont Library instead.
  • Expired password: Log into your Microsoft Office account that the college has provided. Use your expired password first. It will then ask you to update your password. New passwords should be at least 8 characters, with one number and special character (example: ! or &)  Access Office here:
  • Additional information on resetting your password can be found here: Password Reset PDF.
  • Blocked by the EZProxy Admin? Email the Help Desk below. Include your full name, student ID number, and the error message.

You can come by the library to talk with a librarian in person, call, or email us. You can also contact the Cuyamaca Help Desk for support. Please have your student ID number at the time of your call or included it in your email.

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