Focus 2 Login

Usernames and Passwords on FOCUS 2 are Case Sensitive. You must enter your login information exactly as you did when you first created your account. If you cannot remember how it was entered the first time, we suggest you use the link for forgotten usernames and passwords.

If you are still having trouble, please contact your school for assistance.

The Focus 2 Online Career and Education Planning System (the "Program") is copyright protected and owned by Career Dimensions Inc. By registering to use the Program, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to the following notice, disclaimer and terms of use of the Program.

You are giving Career Dimensions, Inc. your explicit consent to transmit your personal data via web based forms using https, and said data will be stored on our servers. You have the right to view and update this information at any time, and you may also delete your account if so desired. For more details, please review our privacy policy.

You are not permitted to directly or indirectly: (a) copy, modify, reverse engineer, or decompile the Program or any component thereof, (b) resell, sublicense, transfer, share or otherwise make the Program or any component thereof available in any form to anyone else. You alone are responsible for determining whether the Program and the results obtained by its use are appropriate for you. There is no warranty or guaranty that the Program or its results will be appropriate for your specific purposes.

After completing the career assessments and tools in Focus 2, your results may be viewed by Career Services Staff members, Academic Advisors, Faculty, and other pertinent employees of Excelsior College during the course of providing you with advising and counseling services.

Accessibility

Career Dimensions, Inc. is committed to making its website usable by all people, including those with disabilities by meeting or exceeding the requirements of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level AA (WCAG 2.0 AA). We strive in making our site an equal playing field for everyone.

We continue to monitor our site and make sure that all content provided is accessible to all visitors. In order to help us in this process, we have engaged The Bureau of Internet Accessibility (BoIA.org), an accessibility consulting company, to conduct a full accessibility audit consisting of both automated and manual testing of our website using BoIA’s A11Y® platform which provides us with specific recommendations that will assist us in ensuring that our Web presence is in conformance with the WCAG 2.0 AA.

Disclaimer

It is important to note that efforts to the website are ongoing as we work to implement the relevant improvements to meet WCAG 2.0 AA guidelines over time.

Our Commitment to Help

We are dedicated to meeting all of your accessibility needs. Should you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of this site or need assistance in using the processes found within this site, we have trained individuals here at Career Dimensions, Inc. to assist you.

Please contact us directly at administrator@focuscareer.com. We would be happy to assist in making your visits to our site as convenient as possible.

Third Party Applications

While you are visiting our site, you may notice that we make use of third-party to provide information about Career Dimensions, Inc.. Though individuals may have challenges with access to these particular sites, Career Dimensions, Inc. does not control or remedy the way content is portrayed.

Privacy Policy

Career Dimensions, Inc is committed to protect your privacy. We work diligently to protect confidentiality, restrict transfer of personal data, incorporate technical safeguards and appropriate security policies, and identify privacy implications in new services. To that end, we would like you to know how we protect the personal information you entrust to us.

Career Dimensions is only interested in data that helps us deliver our valued services to our clients. This includes; Name, email address (optional), and IP address. Additionally, when you utilize our application, we use cookies, and session variables to deliver the best possible web experience during your session.

Our primary goal is to safeguard the information about our users. To meet this end, sensitive information about our users is encrypted in our database. Web based transactions utilize the hypertext transfer protocol secure (https) which is a variant of the standard web transfer protocol (http) that adds a layer of security while the data is in transit by using a secure socket layer (ssl) protocol connection.

Career Dimensions will never sell or share information with vendors, marketers, or other clients.

All users using our application have the right to access their personal data, correct errors, and if desired, delete their entire user record. Users have the right to download their information for their personal use.

Data We Collect

Registration

To create an account you need to provide data including your name, email address (optional), a username you create, and a password. Our application requires the use of strong passwords. Passwords must be refreshed if an account is inactive for a period of more than 6 months. In addition you will be asked to make choices to questions created by the licensee of the application such as “Year of Graduation”, “are you using the application for a class”, “who is your advisor”, etc. The licensee, typically an educational consultant, middle school, high school, community college, 4-year college or university, or government agency, uses this information to organize users in our database, and to run aggregate reports about the cohorts using the application.

Note – The licensee has the option of collecting additional demographic information about its users which would also be stored on the Career Dimensions Server. This includes address, and phone number.

Device and Location

When you visit, we receive the URL of the site you came from, and when you leave our site you are directed to a page specified by our licensee (if applicable). We also get information about your IP address, proxy server, operating system, web browser, device identifier and features, and/or ISP or your mobile carrier.

Data We Do Not Collect

Career Dimensions never collects information about race, ethnicity, gender, religion, health, biometrics, political opinions, philosophical beliefs, or sexual orientation.

Storage of Data

All data is stored in a relational database on SQL Server. Our servers are housed in a secure data center located in Newton, Massachusetts.

Access to Data

As an end user you have access to all data we collect. The licensee and their assignees can also view your data. The staff of Career Dimensions will never view your data unless such action is requested verbally or in writing by the individual user, or licensee.

Data Destruction

Should the licensee terminate their contract with Career Dimensions, the licensee is asked to perform the task of deleting all user data prior to the termination of the contract. If the licensee fails to complete this task, the staff of Career Dimensions will perform this task on their behalf within 30 days after termination of contract.

Other

Our Services are dynamic, and we often introduce new features, which may require the collection of new information. If we collect materially different personal data or materially change how we use your data, we will notify you and may also modify this Privacy Policy.