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Getting Started Online

About Online Credit Courses

Online credit courses are accessible using a standard web browser. The online credit courses are equivalent to on-campus courses and maintain the same academic standards. Each course is managed by a qualified Metropolitan Community College instructor who provides information, guides you, prompts discussion, helps with your assignments, answers your questions and grades your work.

About Online Noncredit Courses

Continuing Education offers a wide variety of topics - hundreds of classes - delivered via online through a partnership with Ed2Go, ProTrain and VisionPoint. We offer a wide range of highly interactive short courses and videos that you may take entirely over the Internet. All have expert instructors, many nationally known authors. 

Online Degrees and Certificates

Looking for instruction at times convenient to you? Online classes at MCC provide the flexibility of setting your own weekly schedule. Study and learn at times that fit into your busy life. Online courses are held during regular quarter starting dates: September, December, March and June. Dedicated faculty members provide quality instruction through this learning option. View online degrees and certificates.

Blackboard

MCC’s credit online, hybrid and web-enhanced courses are delivered via a Learning Management System called Blackboard. Blackboard is a website that provides a user-friendly way for teachers to place course materials, interactive and/or collaborative activities, and assessments online. Students have an intuitive way to interact with the course materials and with other students.

With Blackboard, students can upload files to submit assignments, post messages to forums, take tests and more. Students can check their progress and grades at any time during the course.

Logging In to Blackboard

Follow this link or type this URL into the address bar of your web browser:

blackboard.mccneb.edu

Your Web Browser

Blackboard works best with the desktop web browsers listed on the Browser Support page

Username and Password

You will use your MCC username and password to login to Blackboard.  Visit the Password Station any time to look up your MCC username and change or reset your password. If you have questions about the Password Station, please contact the Help Desk at 531-MCC-2900 or helpdesk@mccneb.edu.

Online Course Orientation

If you are new to Blackboard, or this is your first online course at MCC you should complete the Student Orientation to Blackboard. You will find helpful videos, frequently asked questions and links to resources, all designed to help you succeed. The Student Orientation to Blackboard is a course in Blackboard that you can find in your "My Courses" box on the Blackboard Home page.

The Help Tab

Once logged into Blackboard, click on the Help tab in the upper right (under your name) to find resources to help you to use the learning management system.

Blackboard Support at MCC

Email BlackboardSupport@mccneb.edu
Or call 531-MCC-2834 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Leave a voicemail on evenings and weekends.

Face-to-Face Help

The Learning & Tutoring Center (LTC) staff are trained in Blackboard troubleshooting and will be happy to help students get started. There is a Learning & Tutoring Center located at every MCC Campus. Just drop in and ask for help. LTC locations and hours.

Accessibility

MCC is committed to the accessibility of our online courses and makes reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. If you have a documented disability that may affect your participation in an online course, please contact a Disability Support Services counselor before the course begins.