Online Learning

Your Path to Success

Middlesex Community College (Middletown, Connecticut) offers a variety of online distance learning classes, credit or non-credit, as well as fully online Career Training Programs. With a wide variety of fully credit online courses, students are able to complete an Associate Degree in General Studies – Liberal Arts focus. These credit online classes are supported on Blackboard Learn course management system and run throughout a regular semester during spring, summer, fall, and winter.  Financial Aids are available for students to take credit online courses. In partnership with Ed2Go, we also offer more than 100 Career Training Programs and 500+ non-credit online courses.  Career training online programs usually last 3- 9 months starting immediately after you sign up.  Non-credit online courses start on the third Wednesday of a month and last for six weeks.  You can take an online class 24/7– anywhere, anytime without coming to our campuses.

News Alert

  • Registration of Winter 2018 and Spring 2019 online credit courses will start on Monday October 29th for continuing students.   In-person registration will begin on Monday, November 12 for all students.
  • Winter 20118 online courses will start on Wednesday December 26.  Spring 2019 semester officially starts on Thursday January 22.  After registering an online/hybrid course, please click here to learn how to get started with online learning.
  • Non-credit courses start on the third Wednesday of a month and last for six weeks.  Click here for course catalog, registration, and log on information.
  • An online Career Training program can start at anytime and lasts 3-9 months upon registration.  Click here for more information.
  • Are you ready for learning online? Take the SmarterMeasure (READI) test to find out.
  • SNEAK PEAK: Get an inside look at a MxCC online class. (Video)

Log On Information for Online Courses in Blackboard Learn

  1. Open a web browser.
  2. Go to
  3. Enter your NetID and password, click Login.

NetID :, 
Do not know your NetID? Click here to find out.
Password: The same password to log on to a campus computer at any of 12 Connecticut community colleges.If you have never logged on to a campus computer, the initial password is a combination of your first 3 letters of birth month (capitalize the first letter), & (shift+7), and last four digit of your social security number.For example, if you are born in April and the last four digits of your social security number are 4575, then your initial password is Apr&4575 (case sensitive).After you logon with the initial password, you will be prompted to change to a new password. The new password MUST have 8 or more characters and satisfy 3 of the 4 rules as follows: Upper case, Lower case, Numbers, and Special character (Example: Flower2018). Having trouble logging on? Click here for help.

4. Access Blackboard
Once you are in myCommNet, click on Blackboard icon at upper right.  You will be on the My Institution page.  Seven days before the first day of a course, students will see their registered course at My Institution page. Click on the course title, you will see help contact,  orientation,  and tutorials. To go to another course, click on My Institution (upper right) and click on the course title.

View Video Instruction on How to Log on to Blackboard.

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Technical Help

Ticket Submission: Log on with your ID and password and use “Ask a Question”.
Phone: 860-723-0221
Need assistance with
Online courses, Blackboard, or MyCommNet, contact Distance Learning.

Location:  Chapman 701B/C – college library, Middletown Campus
Phone: 860-343-5756
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.