You have access to the following servers

For TWD program, you will need to access three servers. They are:

  • BCIT student servers
  • Program File Server
  • Portfolio Server

Program Server

With the program server you can:

  • Download course material via the course folders.
  • Submit assignments and projects via the Dropbox folders located inside the course folders.

To access the program file server you will need an FTP program such as Filezilla. The instructions on this page use Filezilla

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Portfolio Server

Your portfolio website is located at the following URL (In most cases):

http:// (first initial)(lastname)


This is a public web site. anything placed on these servers can be accessed by anyone with an internet connection.

To upload files to your website you need to use an FTP client. For the instructions below we have used Filezilla

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cPanel is your portfolio site’s online control panel. From your cPanel you can create databases as well as manage files for your portfolio web site.

How to Access your cPanel

1. Open any web browser and navigate to: (your portfolio address)/cpanel (e.g. – if your name is Jane Doe, your portfolio address is than to navigate to your cPanel you would type in the following address into your browser:

2. Once on your cPanel web page you will be asked to enter your cPanel username and password. Your cPanel username is the first part of your portfolio address and you will receive your password. (e.g. – if your portfolio address is then your cpanel username would be jdoe).

3. After you have entered your username and password press enter or return on your keyboard.


BCIT Student Benefits Policy Information

The Great-West Life Assurance Company
Health & Dental
Plan Policy # 330828

Student Association Campus Centre - DOWNTOWN

Room 421 (only Tuesday and Friday)
555 Seymour St.
Vancouver, BC
V6B 3H6

Student Association Campus Centre - BURNABY

Room 286
Building (SE2)
3700 Willingdon Ave.
Burnaby, BC
V5G 3H2

Student Services Coordinator

Tel: (604) 456-8056
Fax: (604) 434-5726
Web: BCIT Student Association - Health & Dental


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