MxCC provides technology resources to keep students connected to the college and provide online support in various academic capacities. To access technology resources such as campus computers, wireless network, student email, MyCommNet, Student Self-Service, Blackboard, and library online resource, you need a NetID and password.

Download Student Technology Resources Flyer (.pdf)

MyCommNet

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MyCommNet is an entry point to access Student Self-Service, Student Email, Blackboard, and Library Databases. For example, myCommNet gives you access to:-Your final grades, registration, transcripts, course search, course schedule, textbook, course evaluation

  • Online courses and on-ground courses that use Blackboard,
  • Financial aid awards and history,
  • Billing records and history,
  • Library database access from off-campus, and more!

To log on to myCommNet, go to my.commnet.edu and enter your NetIDandPassword. Visit the myCommNet page for more information on your NetID and password. You may refer to MyCommNet FAQs or MyCommNet Video Instructions for help.

Student Self-Service- Registration/Textbook/Grades/Transcripts/Evaluation via MyCommNet

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Located on the Student tab within myCommnet, Student Self-service enables students to access course schedules, textbook information, register for classes, view financial aid history, course evaluation, check final grades, and more. Sign into myCommNet to access Student Self-service. Click on the Banner Self-Service icon at upper right. This will bring you to a page to choose a college. Click on Middlesex Community College, you will see a group of links. Click a link to view records. Follow these simple steps for Registration, Final Grades, and Student Transcript using myCommNet.-Logon to my.commnet.edu using your NetIDandPassword.

  • Click on Banner Self-Service icon at upper right.
  •  Click on Middlesex Community College.
  • For Registration, click on Registration & Payment.
  •  For Course Schedule/Textbook, click on Registration & Payment. Click on Student Detail Schedule. Select a term (semester), select a course CRN, click on Submit. Click on Textbook Info link to check textbook for a course.
  •  For Grades or Transcripts, click on Student Records.
    • a. Click on Final Grades, select a term then Submit.
    • b. Click on Academic Transcript, select level (MxCC Credit), then Submit.
    • You may view or print your final grades/transcript
  • For Course Evaluation, click on Evaluate Your Courses.* This link is active about three weeks before the last day of a semester.
    • Under a course you would like to evaluate, click on Evaluate Course. Answer the questions and click on Submit Evaluation.

Click Logout (upper right) to exit from the web site.

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Upon registration, you will receive an official college email address (username@mail.ct.edu) to which all college-based communications will be sent. Click here here for the instruction with screen captures.To access your college email,

  • Go to my.commnet.edu
  • Enter your NetID (BannerID@student.commnet.edu) and password, click Login.
  • Once you are in myCommNet, click on the Student tab. Click on Student Email Login.
  • Type your NetID in the Username box and click on Password box. You will be redirected to a pop-up window.
  • Enter your NetID and Password, and click on OK.
  • If prompted, type your NetID and password again and click on Login.  You will see emails in Inbox.

To forward your college email to a personal email, click on the setting icon at upper right corner and select Options.  Click on Forward Your Email. At the bottom of the page, under Forward my email to, type your personal email address and click on Start Forwarding. Click on Save.
* Please be aware that all college-based communications will use your student college email. Please check your college email often if you have not set up an email forwarding.

For assistance with student emails, go to http://websupport.ct.edu or call 860-723-0221 (Mon-Thur, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm; Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; Sunday, 1:00pm – 9:00pm)

Library Databases via MyCommNet

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Through myCommNet, you can access MxCC Library holdings and can search for books and videos at MxCC and throughout the State. You can also access the online databases, which can be used to find academic journal articles in a wide variety of subject areas. Follow these simple steps to access Library Databases via myCommNet:-Go to my.commnet.edu.
-Login using your NetIDandPassword.
-Click on the Library Tab.
-Click Middlesex Community College located on the right side under the heading My Library Resources. You will see a box in which you can look for books. Scroll down to view a list of library databases. Click any database name to perform a search. More information about library databases can be found at the MxCC Library site.

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Many classes at MxCC have an online course site supported by Blackboard Learning System. All MxCC online/hybrid courses are supported on Blackboard. On-ground professors use Blackboard to host files (syllabus, PowerPoints, etc.), send class announcements and emails, and for submission of assignments and exams. Follow these steps to access your Blackboard classes using myCommNet:View the Video Instruction

Blackboard Mobile Learn

  • Go to my.commnet.edu.
  • Login using your NetIDandPassword.
  • Click on the Blackboard icon (upper-right). Popup blockers need to be disabled.
  • Click on a course name. You will be brought to the course Home Page.
  • Once the Blackboard window opens, we suggest you log out of myCommNet to avoid timeout messages while working in Blackboard. Minimize the Blackboard window, and click Logout (upper-right) in the myCommNet window.
  • To access another course, click My Institution (upper-right) and then click the course name.

*Note1: The Blackboard weekly maintenance is on Fridays, 2:00 am – 5:00 am, and during this time, the system will be down.

*Note2: Click here to check MyCommNet/Blackboard scheduled downtime.

Virtual Campus on Blackboard 

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MxCC’s Virtual site for information on campus events and announcements, Blackboard orientations, Blackboard tools practice areas, and links to tutoring and MxCC services!- Log in at my.commnet.edu with NetIDandPassword.

  • Click on the Blackboard icon at upper-right. Popup blockers need to be disabled.
  • Click MxCC- Virtual Campus- Campus Activities and Blackboard Orientations link. The Virtual Campus link is available around the second week of a semester.
Library Research Help on Blackboard

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Every MxCC student and instructor is enrolled in the Blackboard course MxCC Library Research Help. Here you can find:- How to access the library resources from home

  • Information about library services for distance learners
  • Online research tutorials
  • How to contact the library for help

Here’s how to access:

  • Login at my.commnet.edu with NetID and password.
  • Click on the Blackboard icon at upper right. Popup blockers need to be disabled.
  • Click on MxCC  Library Research Help. The Library Research Help link is available around the second week of a semester.
eTutoring- Free Online Tutoring!

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Stuck on a math problem? Need an expert to help you with your research paper? Having trouble with your homework?
eTutoring can help. And, it’s FREE!Tutoring in Math (Developmental through Calculus), Writing (all subject areas), Accounting, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, and Anatomy & Physiology. Leave your questions and an eTutor will respond within 24 hours. For help with papers, allow 48 hours for an eTutor to respond with expert suggestions for improvement!

To access this service, log onto www.etutoring.org, click on Login Now (middle). Select Northeast eTutoring Consortium and select Middlesex Community College (CT), and create your account by clicking on Need an Account? link. For more information, contact the MxCC Learning Center at 860-343-5770.

Campus Computer Labs and Wireless Network

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Computer labs are available on the Middletown and Meriden campuses. Computer lab hours are determined on a semester basis. Open hours are posted in labs. Computers can be used by any student who has an active NetIDandPassword.

Middletown:

  • Wheaton 305- Open Computer Lab with PCs and Macs
  • Snow 412- Open Mac Lab
  • Chapman- PCs and Macs in library and learning center

Secured wireless network is available in all campus buildings on Middletown Campus and Meriden Center.  You may use your laptops or mobile devices by logging on with your NetID and password.

Meriden:

  • PC labs and Mac lab