Access to your BCS Network and E-Mail Accounts.

What you need to know after July 23, 2015 at 5 p.m. Birmingham City Schools will be converting to a new identity management platform to maintain authorized access to network and information resources.

1. What is Identity Management at BCS?
Identity management  describes the management of individual identities, their authentication, authorization, roles and privileges  within or across system a...
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015 at 11:52 AM
2. You Must FIRST...Claim Your New Account Prior To Use
As part of the claiming process you will need to provide your Employee ID, Student ID, or Network ID given to you by your sponsor (select staff or stud...
Wed, 18 May, 2016 at 2:44 PM
2a. How to Claim Your Account?...Step-By-Step Instructions
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Wed, 18 May, 2016 at 3:50 PM
3. What is my BCS Login-ID / Username?
After you have claimed your account, your username will be the letter “E” (for employee) and your employee id.  This is the username you will need for ...
Wed, 18 May, 2016 at 3:29 PM
4. What Applications will be part of the initial integrated identity management roll out?
Office 365 and Google Apps for Education. Office 365 accounts will be accessed using your assigned email address and synchronized password. Goog...
Wed, 22 Jul, 2015 at 10:52 AM
5. How should I create my password?
After you claim your account, we recommend that you maintain your password through the rapid identity portal.  This can be reached at https://bcsidm.bhm.k12...
Wed, 9 Dec, 2015 at 12:44 PM
6. I already had an E-Mail account, do I need to change any settings on my smartphone or tablet?
Yes, after you claim your new network login, you will need to provide your new synchronized password to your mobile devices. (Smartphone, iPhone, iPad, tabl...
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015 at 4:33 PM
7. I had a laptop or desktop with Outlook, do I need to change anything to access E-Mail?
If you are running Outlook on your laptop or desktop, you will need to provide the new synchronized password.
Wed, 22 Jul, 2015 at 10:58 AM
8. Where can I get more information and help?
Check the Web site idmhelp.bhm.k12.al.us for the most recent information. If you have questions, comments or concerns, contact the support desk at 205-231...
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015 at 5:18 PM
9. What is the best way to access my BCS applications in the future?
As we add more and more applications to the portal, we will make sure these are integrated for easy access. Please go to the Employees Only page www.bhamcit...
Wed, 22 Jul, 2015 at 10:28 AM