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GBC Computer Labs

The GBC Elko Campus and GBC Centers in rural Nevada have open computing labs for students. In Elko, the open lab is located in the High Tech Center (see #5 on the campus map) during regular-semester hours.

Elko High Tech Center (HTC) Computer Lab Hours

7:30 am - 9 pm on weekdays
12 pm - 5 pm on Saturday
Closed - Sundays and holidays

The Elko Campus also has open computer labs in the Academic Success Center. Hours are limited during the summer months, and labs may be closed on holidays.

Lab Hours at Other GBC Centers

Scroll down for instructions on how to log into GBC campus computers. Logging in gives you the ability to access the library, your network user drive, and lab printers. Students using GBC computing facilities must be familiar with and abide by Lab Rules.

Logging In to GBC Campus Computer

Every student has an individual login for access to GBC computers.

User Name:

Your user name for GBC lab and classroom computers is your 10-digit MyGBC User ID (the same one you use for the MyGBC Self-Service Center). If you do not know your MyGBC User ID, click here.

Initial Password:

  • The first three letters of your last name, with the first capitalized, followed by
  • The first three letters of your first name, with the first capitalized, followed by
  • Your birthday date and last two numbers of year. For example, if your name is Megan Reed and your birthday is March 6th 1999, then your initial password will be ReeMeg0699. Birthdays, such as the 6th that only contain one number, will contain a zero in front (06). If you have any issues, contact helpdesk to request a reset at 775-327-2170.
  • Important: Change your password within the first six uses or you will need to appear in person at the Helpdesk to have your password reset.

GBC Network Password Rules:

Passwords for logging into GBC campus computers must be:

  • A minimum of 8 characters long, with:
  • at least one upper case letter and
  • at least one lower case letter and
  • at least one numeral

Student passwords will expire after 120 days and will need to be reset through the RapidIdentity link below. You will receive a warning at login when your password is about to expire. Passwords cannot be repeated.

How to Change Your Password:

  • Go to RapidIdentity.
  • The first time you visit, you will have to set two challenge questions/answers. Doing so will allow you to change your password
  • If your network, Microsoft, and Adobe passwords are no longer synced, use the RapidIdentity link above to change your password again.

For More Information Contact

Technology Help Desk
Phone: 775-327-2170

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Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College, "The Gold Standard in the Silver State", offers associate and baccalaureate level education in academic, career and technical fields. Welcoming over 4,000 students annually from all corners of the country, both online and at our various campuses and centers, GBC's presence extends across two time zones and spans more than 86,000 square miles throughout Nevada. A leader in rural higher education, GBC takes pride in developing students who are well-prepared to meet the demands of industry and who contribute to the success and prosperity of the local economy.

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