How to log in!

Pirate Mail – our CVCC email system. To gain access for the first time you have to agree to receive a text or email with a confirmation number. After you enter the confirmation number on the website you can access your Pirate Mail account.


How to log into Pirate Mail

First time sign in, your username will be your first initial, last name and last four digits of your CVCC ID number.

What is my CVCC ID? – This number is assigned to you by Admissions. It is also called the A number. You can find it by logging into your Student Pirate Web account. Example CVCC ID:     A01785321

User ID for Amy Adams (A01712345) would be: adams2345@piratemail.cv.edu

When you log in for the first time, your password will be, “!”, upper case “CVCC” + six-digit birthdate in MMDDYY format with a two-digit year. For April 1, 2000 birthdate: Example: !CVCC040100.

Please change your password often to protect your information. And remember: when you change your CVCC email password, that changes your Student Pirate Web/Banner password! Same password for both Pirate Mail AND Pirate Web accounts.


Pirate Web – our student information system. There you will register for classes, find your schedule, your final class grades, your degree plan, your financial aid information, a link to request a transcript, and much more.


How to log in to Pirate Web

User ID = Entire CVCC email address
Example: aadams2345@piratemail.cv.edu

Initial Password – same as your Pirate Mail password. When you change your email password, the Pirate Web password is also changed, but there may be a 30-minute delay.

Blackboard – our learning management system. here you will find your current classes. Inside each class, the instructor will post a syllabus, grades for individual assignments, and class content.


How to log into Blackboard

User ID = Entire CVCC email address
Example: aadams1234@piratemail.cv.edu

Initial Password – your six-digit birthdate in MMDDYY format
Example: March 1, 2001 birthdate should be entered as 030101

Upon logging into any CVCC system for the first time, please change your password as soon as possible.

Your login information for Pirate Web and Pirate Mail are the same. If you changed your email password, you should use the same password to log in to Pirate Web.

If you can’t remember your password, you can reset it yourself by going to portal.office.com. Click on “Can’t access your account?” and follow the directions. It will take up to 30 minutes for the new password to sync to Pirate Web.


The Pirate Information Technology Crew, PIT Crew, is available to help students with basic Pirate Web, Pirate Mail and BlackBoard issues. The PIT Crew is located in IPAC 205. You may drop by their office or email them at ithelp@piratemail.cv.edu.  In your email, please include your name, student ID, a phone number, and a description of the issue that you are having.