Cadet365 Staff Guide for Cadet Onboarding

Adult staff will play an important role in the onboarding of Cadets to Cadet365. This page is intended to guide you through the process and provide quick resources to mitigate common onboarding questions.

Getting ready for Cadet Onboarding

General onboarding of cadets to Cadet365 has completed. As new cadets are enrolled, corps/squadron staff are asked to ensure the following 2 items in their cadets Fortress personal files are accurate.

1. Preferred Official Language

Verify and the cadet’s preferred official language. This will ensure that the each Cadet365 account properly matches the cadet’s preference.

2. Preferred First Name

This will be used to create each Cadet365 account and be used as the primary name in the Cadet365 contact card.

Note: As cadets’ accounts are created, they will be automatically added to corps/sqn Teams and will be able to start using Cadet365 upon receiving their credentials from their corps/sqn staff.

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This is a screenshot taken from Fortress showing the Cadet Personal File identification section. In this example, the First Name(s) displayed are: Marie Juliette Catherine and the Preferred First Name is: Catherine.

Other fields in this example include: CIN (Cadet Information Number), Official Identification Document, Preferred Official Language, Staff Cadet Service Number, Status, Gender, Date of Birth, Age and Element.

How to get Credentials for your Cadets

In the Fortress Dashboard, click Reports and Forms.

The "Cadet365 - Account Follow-up" Report is available as shown in the image below:

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This is a screenshot taken from Fortress. In this example Reports and Forms is selected from the Corps/Sqn Menu. The Report List is displayed on the right side with 10 reports listed. The Cadet365 - Account Follow-up report is the last shown in the screenshot.  

How to read the Cadet365 - Account Follow-up Report

1. The information on the "Cadet365 - Account Follow-up" Report is displayed in 7 columns:

An example of the Cadet365 - Account Follow-up Report is below:

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This is a screenshot taken from Fortress showing the Cadet365 - Account Follow-up Report. The information is displayed in 7 columns: CIN (Cadet Information Number); Last Name, First Name (Preferred); Rank; Program; Username; Cyber; Initial Password.

Note 1: If the "Initial Password" column is blank, it means that the cadet has already logged into Cadet365 and changed their initial password.

Note 2: Cadets with a check mark under the Cyber column have completed the Cyber Awareness Course.

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Distribution of Credentials

Onboarding and Cyber Awareness Training

There are specific onboarding pages for Cadets  which include the specific instructions on how to onboard on a variety of devices, FAQs, and training to get them started with Cadet365. All of the pages are linked from 

Once cadets have completed their initial login, they are required to complete an online cyber awareness course. The deadline for completion is not yet set; however, any cadet attending CTC 2022 will be required to complete the course before summer.

Youth Leading Youth

Remember that your Senior Cadets can be of great use mentoring junior cadets through their onboarding.

Common Issues and how to Resolve them


Account, Login, Password (Cadet365/Teams)

Computer requirements/web browser

Multi-factor Authentication, Personal Information, Security

Cadet365 Quick Links

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