pipeline@butler - HELP!

What is pipeline@butler?
What do I need to login to pipeline@butler?
What do I need a Username and Password for?
When can I access the system?
What is my username?

What is my password?
What if Pipeline isn't accepting my username and password?
How do I see what classes are open or who is teaching a particular class?
What is the difference between a password and PIN?
How do I get a PIN?
Will I need to contact an advisor every semester?
Why can't I access pipeline from work?
What are the recommended browsers?
How long is my pipeline account active?
What is the Interactive Schedule?
What should I do to log out?



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What is pipeline@butler?
Pipeline@butler is your central source for BCCC information. Besides providing you a convenient and easy way to check your email and college announcements, pipeline@butler offers you numerous ways to enrich your student life. You can interact directly with student services such as class registration, grade reporting and financial aid. Additionally, pipeline@butler offers shopping portals from which you can find music, browse gifts, and book airline tickets to anywhere in the world. All of pipeline@butler's services are divided into four areas corresponding to your Homepage, Student and Staff Services, Campus Life, and Online Life. Back To Top

 


 

What do I need to login to pipeline@butler?
In order to log into pipeline@butler, you must be a registered user, having both a
BCCC issued User Name and Password.

User Name:
Students: Enter the user name provided by the Admissions or Registrar's Office.

Password:
Students: Enter your birthdate (example 010101 for January 1, 2001)

Notice:
After logging into Pipeline the first time, a screen will appear forcing you to
change your Password to another number/name.

Also, when using the registration piece of Pipeline, a registration PIN will be required each semester. The registration PIN is obtained by contacting the Counseling/Advising Center. Back To Top

 


 

When can I access the system?
Pipeline@butler is available anytime except for the hours between Midnight to
3:00 a.m. nightly.
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What do I need a Username and Password for?
Your username and password allow you to log in to Pipeline and use all of its features EXCEPT enrolling or changing your schedule. Back To Top

 


 

What is my username?
In most cases, your username will be your first initial and last name. For example, Linda Johnston would be ljohnsto. Back To Top

 


 

What is my password?
Your password is your 6-digit birthdate. For example, May 1, 1980 would be 050180. Back To Top

 


 

What if Pipeline isn't accepting my username and password?
1. You have a common last name such as Smith. BCCC probably has a Joe Smith, Jane Smith, etc. So, Joe may be jsmith1 and Jane may be jsmith2, and so on. Before 5 p.m., you can contact the advising center to look up your username. After 6 p.m., you will need to go to the registration office (Andover Location) or email the pipeline help desk
2. If you were enrolled at BCCC prior to Spring 2001, but not in the Spring 2001 semester, you will need to contact the admissions office ( 733-3255 or 322-3255) to get your username and password set up. Back To Top

 


 

How do I see what classes are open or who is teaching a particular class?
1. Log in to Pipeline.
2. From the Pipeline welcome screen, click on the School Services tab.
3. Click on Go Student and Staff Services.
4. Click on Student Services and Financial Aid.
5. Click on Registration.
6. Click on Look Up Classes to Add.
7. Select the semester for which you want to enroll, then click Submit Term.
8. Choose the subject you want to look for. You cannot leave this blank.
9. You can enter the course number (for example, English Comp I, EG101 would be entered as 101). Or, you can leave this blank to look for all courses in a particular subject area.
10. Part of Term allows you to look for a short term class (8 week, etc.)
11. Schedule type allows you to look for on-line, telecourses, etc.
12. Campus allows you to look for classes at Andover, Rose Hill, etc.
13. If you are looking for a specific instructor, you can choose their name from the drop-down menu.
14. Click on Get classes. This will bring up a list of the classes that meet the criteria you searched for.
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What is the difference between a password and PIN?
A password allows you to log in to Pipeline and use all of it's features EXCEPT enrollment. For that you need a PIN. A PIN allows you to enroll or change your schedule on Pipeline.
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How do I get a PIN?
PIN's are only given to students by an advisor. Before giving you a PIN, the advisor will visit with you re: your educational plans to make sure that you are on track to meet your goals. You can visit with an advisor in person, on the phone or via e-mail at advising@butlercc.edu
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Will I need to contact an advisor every semester?
Yes, your PIN # will change every semester. Back To Top

 


 

What are the recommended browsers?
Recommended browsers are Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher or Netscape Navigator 4.72 or higher, except Netscape Navigator 6.0. The newest versions are available for you to download via a link on the pipeline@butler login page. Back To Top

 


 

How long is my pipeline account active?
Infrequent use of your account will cause it to be inactivated after 150 days. If you receive a message telling you your account has been inactivated, please contact the help desk to have your account re-activated. Back To Top

 


 

What is the Interactive Schedule?
The pipeline@butler Interactive Schedule is a useful tool for planning your course schedule before entering the pipeline@butler system. If you are planning to add any lab science course, you must enroll in both the lecture and lab
sections. These courses will have letters under the link column on the interactive schedule. You can get to the Interactive Schedule by clicking on the "Take me to available classes" option in the right column of the pipeline@butler login page or by clicking on "live schedule" on the Butler homepage.
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What should I do to log out?
When you have finished with your pipeline@butler session, be sure to log out and to close your browser. If you fail to close the browser and are using the open lab, the next person to use the computer can press the back button and view your information. To log out, click on "log out" found under the e-butler logo on the top left-hand side of the screen.
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Why can't I access pipeline from work?
Some students have used computers available though their employer. Please be aware that some employers have firewalls set for virus protection that may interfere with your use of pipeline@butler from your place of employment.
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Closed Means:
The course is full. Back To Top

 

Duplicate CRN:
You are already enrolled in the course. Back To Top

 

Pre-req:
You have not met the pre-requisites for the course. Back To Top

 

Test Score
You have not met the prerequisites for the course. Back To Top

 

Co-req
There is another course that must be taken in conjunction with the course you're trying to add. Back To Top

 

What if I have trouble using Pipeline?
You can contact the Pipeline help desk at 733-3123 or pipelinehelp@butlercc.edu

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