Carteret Community College – Password Change and Recovery Center


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The Password Change and Recovery Center is designed to allow Carteret Community College faculty and staff to change their computer/email password as well as recover their password if it has been forgotten.


There are three options on this site: Change password, Enroll in Recovery Center, and Recover password.



Change Password (must know current password)


To change a password, go to the Password Change page. If prompted for a username and password, enter your full email address (username@carteret.edu) and the password for your computer/email. Complete the “Change Password” section and click CHANGE. This will update the password used for accessing CCC computers and your email.

Passwords must meet the following criteria:

  • A minimum of 8 characters
  • Cannot be a password used in 6 previous iterations
  • Cannot contain part of your name or username
  • Use combination from 3 of the following groups: Upper case (A-Z), Lower case (a-z), Numbers (0-9), and Symbols (e.g. !,$,#,%)


Enroll in Recovery Center (must know current password)


To recover a forgotten password, you must first enroll in the Password Recovery Center. To do this, go to the Recovery Center Enrollment page. If prompted for a username and password, enter your full email address (username@carteret.edu) and the password for your computer/email. Complete the three questions and click SAVE. These questions are used to verify your identity if you need forget your password and need to recover it.


Recover Password


To recover a forgotten password, visit Password Recovery Center. Click RECOVER YOUR ACCOUNT and follow the steps to answer the security questions setup when you enrolled.




Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

Phone: (252) 222-6000