New User Account Activation



First time to RAM ID? Click [New User? Forgot Password?] Button to start the process. 

(For all new students, faculty and staff)


Accessing RAM ID Portal

1.     Go to CCSF website

2.     Click on MyCCSF link (upper right corner)

3.     Click on RAM ID Self Service link under Service and Email section.

You should be redirected to the following page:



Initializing your RAM ID


1.     Click on "New User? Forgot Password?" to start the process.


2.     Enter your Student or Staff/Faculty Username when the End-User Self Service box appears asking for Username [see formatting information below].


Student Format: W00000001, @00000001, etc.


Faculty/Staff Format: jsmith

NOTE: Faculty/Staff will be required to check the "I am Staff/Faculty" checkbox



3.     Follow on-screen directions to complete the initialization process. section.


  1. What is your Student/Employee Number?
  2. What is your Last Name?
  3. What is your Date of Birth (MMDDYY; eg: 070498 for July 4, 1998)?

  1. Once all three questions are answered, the “Continue” button will become available
  1. Please note the following requirements for passwords:
  1. Also note: If the data entered does NOT match the database this error will be displayed, Please contact CCSF Central Helpdesk @ (415) 239-3711 (option 5).