Directions for First Login Directions for First Login
  • Use the same username and password that has been setup for Blackboard, student email and wi-fi access.
  • Manage your account by setting up password reset questions at the Password Registration portal. 
  • After password registration, you can change your password.  Reset Password
  • Continue to the myGadsdenState portal home page.
  • From here a student can connect to Blackboard along with having access to portal features such as our news feed, announcements and your personal profile page.

    If you need any help contact the help desk.


Account Information Account Information

New students will have their Gadsden State account credentials emailed to them. 

What if I don't know my username?  

  • Direct your browser to Self Service Banner
  • Click Enter Secure Area
  • Enter your User ID and Pin Number
  • Click Login
  • Click on "Personal Information"
  • Click on "View Email Addresses"
  • Your myGadsdenState portal username is the first initial last name four random numbers before the @ sign in the Campus Email Address; for example 'bjohnson3486'

What if I forgot my password?

  • Check your email. New students will have their account information emailed to them. 
  • Register your account by setting up security questions. 
  • Use the Password Reset portal.

    If you need any help contact the help desk


Why use the portal? Why use the portal?

Single sign-on:

  • The portal will allow you to launch other Gadsden State applications from the portal only having to sign in once.  No more juggling multiple usernames and passwords for each system.
  • The portal will allow you to manage your password and setup security questions that will enable you to reset your password if forgotten. 

Announcements, News, Information and our own Social Network:

  • The portal enhances communication with announcements and provides a connection to the Gadsden State News feed.
  • Create and maintain your own profile page, add and keep up with friends and join community groups.  You even have the ability to use your profile as an ePortfolio that can be set to be viewed by the public and indexed by popular search engines!