Important - NEW Email
On Monday March 13 the district will move to Office365 for our internal email! This means as of March 12, you will no longer be able to send/receive emails in FirstClass, however you will still be able to access your first class folders and history. For Office 365 instructions see the email sent to you by our district tech department on February 23, 2017. There is a link on the SD53 Home page for the Office365 login.
The FirstClass client is installed on all SD53 computers and is the best method for logging in and using FirstClass.
For home use it is also recommended to install the FirstClass client following steps below:
If these aren't available or if you just want to login while at some computer temporarily that doesn't have the client, then you could use
Troubleshooting - Are You Seeing This Message?
Configuring FirstClass to the SD53 Server
Step 1: Launch FirstClass.
Step 2: Press the ADVANCED button.
Step 3: Press the SETUP button.
Step 4: Enter fc.sd53.bc.ca in the server field (not case sensitive).
Step 5: Press the SAVE button.
If you are using a computer that does not have the FirstClass client software installed, log in using your web browser by clicking the icon to the left. This is a convenient way to connect when you are away from your normal computer, on holidays, etc. Note that some district forms and documents may not work from the web version.