Communication with Our Borrowers

VCC Library communicates with its borrowers by email.

You can update your contact information by logging in to your Library Account.


As a VCC student, you are automatically assigned a VCC email address. Library notices will be sent to this address.

Email address format

firstname.lastname@student.vcc.ca
(example: joe.smith@student.vcc.ca)

How to access your email

  1. Login to myVCC.

    Enter your Student ID number.

    The first time you login to myVCC your password will be your birthdate in the format MMDDYY. (e.g., if your birthdate is April 22, 1976 your initial password will be 042276). Once you have logged in, you will be required to change your password.

  2. Select Email on myVCC page.


As a VCC employee, your library notices will be sent to your VCC email account.

Email address format

initial(s)+lastname@vcc.ca
(example: jsmith@vcc.ca)

How to access your email

Login to myVCC.

Username: enter your college network login name (first initial(s)+lastname)
Password: enter your college network password

Select Email on myVCC page.


Community borrowers (including VCC Alumni, VCC Retirees, Students & Employees from Other Colleges) must provide a current email address when they apply for a community card. 


The Library may send the following notices to the borrowers:

  • Hold ready for pick-up notice - when an item you requested is available for pick-up.
  • Overdue notice - to remind you that items are overdue and fines are being charged.
  • Billed notice - when an item had been overdue for 4 weeks.