myRCS: General Information

Technical Requirements

In order to use myRCS, you must have a computer with Internet access running an updated version of Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X.  The portal is optimized to use Internet Explorer. Other web browsers such Firefox, Safari, and Chrome will work but may affect the formatting of your pages or reports. You should also have the latest Java runtime software installed, software that can display Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files on your computer and your browsers pop-up blocker disabled. See the 'Links & Emails' section for downloading the latest software.

System Check

Users are encouraged to run the system check on any computer connecting to myRCS for the first time or if they experience errors when attempting to login.  

The system check will notify users with the following information:

Operating System
Screen Resolution
Browser Type
Browser Version
Pop-up blocker status
Java Plug-in version

If the system check identifies any issues with the users computer, the user must correct the issue before preceeding into the myRCS portal.

Security

Because you will be dealing with confidential personal information about your child (ren), you should make certain that your computer has up-to-date-, properly configured, anti-virus/anti-spyware installed and has all necessary security updates for your computer’s operating system and its’ installed software applied before accessing myRCS. Although the access to myRCS and the data that is transmitted to your computer is secured via standard Internet security protocols, most cases of information compromise that occur on personal computers is caused by the failure to use basic, common sense, security measures.  So keep your child’s personal information safe by keeping your software up-to-date. Additionally, it is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your User Name and Password that you use to access myRCS.

Support

Rochester Community Schools can only be responsible for providing links (URL’s) to the myRCS portal website that is maintained Rochester Community Schools.  Rochester Community Schools cannot provide technical support for your computer, its operating system, installed software on your computer, or your Internet service.

 

We do provide help for the following:

Topic

Contact

myRCS User ID/Password Resets

your building secretary or Student Enrollment

NOTE: you may reset your own password if you know your parent id and your email address on file is correct. Click on the reset link at the login page.

Demographics (name, address, phone, e-mail address, birthday, ethnicity, etc.)

your building secretary or Student Enrollment

Grades

Individual teacher email link located in student schedule

Schedule

Individual counselor email link located in student schedule

myRCS

http://www.rochester.k12.mi.us/myrcs

Attendance

Building Secretary, Attendance Secretary or Classroom Teacher

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs link