online learning

Your Path to Success

Middlesex Community College (Middletown, Connecticut) offers a variety of online distance learning classes, credit or non-credit, 5-week Accelerated Courses (MAP) as well as fully online non-credit Career Training Programs.  Starting Fall 2020, MxCC adds synchronized fully online courses (credit or non-credit) for students. The course code is LRON – Live/Remote Online Classes.  For more information about LRON – synchronized fully online courses, please visit With a wide range of fully credit online courses, students are able to complete an Associate Degree in General Studies – Liberal Arts focus. To speed up the process of getting an associate degree, you may enroll in MxCC MAP with 95% courses online and you will graduate in 13 months.

The 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. Online students enjoy the same academic support services as students taking campus classes.

In partnership with Ed2Go, we also offer 300+ non-credit Career Training Programs and 800+ non-credit online courses.  Non-credit career training online programs usually last 3- 12 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.

Middlesex Community College has been approved to participate in the  State Authorization Reciprocal Agreements (SARA) with National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).

News Alert

  • Registration for Winter 2022 and Spring 2023 courses  is ongoing.  Please Register early – seats fill up fast.
  • Winter 2022 courses start on Tuesday December 27 and Spring 2023 semester starts on Friday January 20.  After registering an online/hybrid/live remote online 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  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: Flower2022). Having trouble logging on? Click here for help.

4. Access Blackboard  (Alternative access:

Once you are in myCommNet, click on Blackboard link in the middle of the page.  If you experience an error, clear your browser history/cache, restart the browser (or computer), and try again. You will be on the Institution Page.  Seven days before the first day of a course, students will see their registered course at Institution age. Click on the course title, you will see help contact,  orientation,  and tutorials. To go to another course, click on Institution Page (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.

Phone number: 860-343-5756
Location: Chapman Hall 701B/C
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm – call or email

SARA Approval

Middlesex Community College is recognized as an approved institution by the National Council – State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement. This  voluntary agreement among its member states and U.S. territories establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance-education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in another state.