Skip to Main Content

ASTM Compass: Quick Start Guide: Return Users

A quick start guide to using the ASTM Compass version 2.0 subscription database available to VDOT employees through the VDOT Research Library.

Already Have an Account?

Sign In: When return users go to the ASTM Compass database they will be prompted to “Sign In” to VDOT’s subscription using their VDOT e-mail address as their Username and the ASTM Compass password they created, as shown below: 

Screen capture showing the ASTM Compass Sign In screen.

Forgot Password? If you forget your password select the "Forgot Password?" link to reset the password via e-mail.  If the e-mail you have entered exists in ASTM's system, they will send a link to reset your password.
NOTE: If you don't get a message from "ASTM Support" with "Account Password Reset" in the subject line, check your Spam folder.

Screen capture showing the "Forgot Password" recovery option.

Password Reset E-mail: The password reset e-mail you get should look like this: 

Screen capture showing the ASTM Compass reset password email message.

Contact the Library:

530 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Ph: 434-293-1902 | E-mail:
© Copyright 2023, VDOT. All rights reserved.

Visit the Library:

Hours: Mon.-Fri.: 8:30-4:30 | Closed: State holidays
Directions & Maps to the Library
Web Policy | Privacy Statement | VDOT Dashboard