Part I
Getting Started

Setup Your Accounts

New students will need to activate their accounts before using Blackboard. This also includes setting up your JagMail email account (Office 365). Already have an account but forgot the password? Follow the links below to get squared away.


JagNet is South Texas College’s web portal that provides personalized access to web services. You may customize JagNet so that the information and tools you need and want are available when you log in. All registered students, faculty and staff have access to course information, group tools, campus life, work life, personal, etc.

With JagNet you can:

  • Register for Classes
  • Purchase Parking permits
  • Check Grades
  • Check Financial Aid Status
  • Pay for Tuition
  • Access Learning Tools
  • Etc



Blackboard is the official communication software online students use to communicate with faculty and other classmates. With Blackboard students can receive mobile updates about their courses, complete assessments, participate in discussions/sessions, and view your grades.
Photo shows Access to Blackboard



Throughout the term, you may receive emails and text messages from Starfish regarding your course grades or academic performance. Please pay attention to these emails and consider taking the recommended actions to reach your goals.

South Texas college implemented the Starfish Early Alert system to link communication between faculty, students, and available support services. Use Starfish to view your success network, access services, see your instructor’s office hours, and other campus resources available to you.


JagMail is South Texas College’s official means of communication with students. Stay informed…Activate your free STC email account. If you’ve forgotten your STC JagNet password, please visit the MyPassword site to reset your password. Please note, if you haven’t setup your user profile and secret questions, please contact the IS&P IT Service Desk for assistance.
Call 956-872-211 or send email to

DegreeWorks (More Info at Advising)

DegreeWorks is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, web-based academic advising and degree audit tool that helps students and their advisors successfully navigate curriculum requirements. A DegreeWorks audit is a review of past, current and “planned” coursework that provides information on completed and outstanding requirements necessary to complete a degree/major/minor/concentration. Anywhere you can log in to JagNet will allow you access to DegreeWorks.

  • Provides real-time advice and counsel
  • Speeds time to graduation
  • Streamlines the graduation process
  • Allows direct access to multiple related services and advice through hyperlinks to catalog information, class schedules, and FAQs

Parking Permit
Office 365
WiFi Access

One Username, One Password

Information Technology has implemented “One username, One password” to facilitate access to computer systems used throughout the college. With this initiative, students, faculty, and staff are able to log into computers and several applications such as Jagnet, Jagmail, faculty/staff e-mail, Argos, WebFOCUS, and Blackboard using one username and one password.

MyPassword Self-Service


Student I.D.

Student I.D.

All students are responsible for obtaining an identification card at the time of initial registration with the College. Students are expected to show their Student ID card at all times to be identified as a current student and when conducting College business.  The Student ID allows students to access student support services; including the library, campus computer labs, and the Centers for Learning Excellence. Student identification cards are issued to students free of charge and are available at the Enrollment Centers district wide. The Student ID card replacement fee is $15.


Bachelor’s Degrees Programs

South Texas College currently provides five baccalaureate degrees, three Bachelor of Applied Technology degrees, one Bachelor of Applied Science degree, and one Bachelor of Science degree. 

Next: Part II – Policies