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Secondary Password

overview and instructions

Log in to BC Gmail (g.bc.edu) using the format BCusername@bc.edu and your Secondary Password.

Your Secondary Password must be a different password than your main BC password. Requirements are detailed on the Secondary Password Change/Create page in Agora Portal.

How to Create/Change Your Secondary Password

To create or change your Secondary Password:

  1. Log into Agora Portal at portal.bc.edu.
  2. On the My Services tab, click Change Secondary Password.
select secondary password
  1. Enter your current BC password in the first box.
  2. Enter your Secondary Password in the next two boxes using the required format.
  3. Click the box confirming that you have reviewed and agree to the Security Agreement.
  4. Click Change/Create Secondary Password.
change secondary password


A message displays confirming you have successfully changed/created your Secondary Password.

secondary password confirmation