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How to log on at GRC:

This guide explains how to access your student email, Canvas classes, Microsoft Office, and campus computers.

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Beginning in 2016 / 2017, Green River students, Faculty, and Staff have access to video tutorials on a variety of subjects from 3D animation to web development.

Use the instructions on this page to learn how to set up your Green River profile if you are new user, or how to log in or change your password if you have an existing Green River account.

Sections of this guide:
  • How to Log In to
  • How to Create a New Green River College Profile
  • Forgot Your Password? (Resetting a Password)
  • More Help - How to Log In

How to log in to—

Go to Lynda's log in page:

You can also select "Sign In" from most pages at the top of the screen: log in link

  • Use your Green River email as your username. 
    • If you are a student, your email address will end with:
    • If you are a faculty or staff member, your email address will end with sign in

  • Your password is the personal one you chose for your profile. If you do not remember it, you can use the “Need Help?” option on the log in page to reset it: password reset option

Forgot Your Lynda Password?

Resetting Your password--

Your Green River username will always be your Green River email address. If you have forgotten your personal password, you can reset it on from the sign in screen by clicking 'Need Help?': 'Need Help?' option

This will take you to a screen where you have the option to ask to email you a password reset, or you can look at other help documents from

Lynda password reset screen - New Profile Setup

How to set up your Green River profile--

If this is your first time using from Green River, you will need to set up your Green River profile. Read this to learn how to register your Green River College email and set up your personal password.

Important Note - These directions are if you have never logged in to using your Green River email before. If you need help logging in with an existing account, check out the "Forgot Your Lynda Password?" section.

To begin - click the link below

  • Use your Green River email address. (Your email address will end with [students] or [faculty / staff].) email signup screen

After you enter your email, will send you am email with directions for setting up your profile and personal password: email example

Important Note - Your invitation will expire after 7 days, so make sure to check your email Inbox! If you don't see the invite email in your Inbox, also try the "Clutter" section of your email (just in case).


  • If you see a message that says you already have a account: 

Your Green River profile has already been set up. You can reset the password from's login screen. See the "Forgot Your Lynda Password?" section for more instructions.

More Help?

Note - Once you have created a GRC account, please use the GRC credentials you've set up to access If you use any other log-ins you have created with (example: log-in access through KCLS), you will not be able to see your GRC Lynda content. Thanks!


If you are having trouble logging in to and are a current Green River student, faculty or staff member, please contact the library for more assistance.

You can reach the librarians a variety of ways for help--

email iconEmail

phone iconPhone

(253) 833 - 9111 ext. 2091 during library open hours:

Info Desk iconIn Person at the Reference Desk

Librarians are available at Holman Library during the library's open hours.