Distance Learning @ HCC
How to login at myCommNet

Your NetID is your Banner Student ID number (8 digits) followed by "@" character and the student.commnet.edu
For example, a student with the Banner ID of @12345678 would have a NetID of 12345678@student.commnet.edu

The Net ID Utility can be used to search for your NetID.
Enter your last name, birth date, and last 4 digits of SSN; Then click the button to search for your NetID. [Net ID Utility]

If you don't find your Net ID on the Net ID Utility, please contact the HCC Registrar's Office at phone number 203-332-5088

myCommNet login pagemyCommNet is a source of information for students of the Connecticut Community Colleges, and provides access to a broad array of personal, academic, and work-related services.

You only need to remember one user ID (your NetID) and one password to reach Blackboard Learn, Student Online Services (S.O.S), library online databases and much more.

myCommNet old users loginFrom your college web-site's home page click on the myCommNet button: myCommNet button or type the URL http://my.commnet.edu.

Log in using your NetID* and password*
*Use the same NetID and password that you use to sign on to college computers

myCommNet  new users loginFrom your college web-site's home page click on the myCommNet button: myCommNet button or type the URL http://my.commnet.edu.(please, bookmark this website)

Your NetID is your Banner Student ID number (8 digits) followed by "@" character and the student.commnet.edu
For example, a student with the Banner ID of @12345678 would have a NetID of 12345678@student.commnet.edu.

Your initial password is made up of the following personal information:


  1. 1st three (3) characters of your birth month (first letter capitalized)
  2. the "&" symbol
  3. Last four (4) digits of your Social Security Number

Example:
A user whose birthday is in October and whose social security number ends in 6789, the initial password would be: Oct&6789
You will then prompted to change your password, and establish a security question that only you can answer. Please read the directions carefully.

Your myCommNet home page is the source for announcements and other information you need as a student. Each page is customizable; many of the "channels," or boxes of information, found on the myCommNet pages can be moved, deleted or resized to meet your own needs. To navigate use the 'tabs" in the top.

Inside myCommNet

From the "Student" tab , you can aces. your student email account, your courses through Blackboard (Red Box), check on your account through Student Self-Service. Remember, always to logout when your complete your sessions.

Student Tab view

All courses in the community colleges will be on Blackboard Learn beginning in Fall 2012.

From the "Student" tab , you can aces. your student email account. On the Student E-mail Channel you will see the CCC issued e-mail address. The e-mail address is not your user-name to access your email account.
What is my Office 365 Student Email Login User ID and Password?
You log into Office 365 with your CCC NetID user-name and password.

Student Tab view
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From the " Library" tab, you can conduct a quick search of your college's library catalog, tap into the online research materials and other resources that your college library has available.

Library Tab

Use the “How to” tab for help once you’re inside myCommNet. The "How to" tab contains tutorials, demonstrating the full range of features.

How to Tab

How do I reset my password?
If a password is forgotten please reset the password at https://www.commnet.edu/netid/password.aspx. More information can be obtained from the NetID FAQ (http://www.commnet.edu/netid/netid-faq.asp)
How do I sign in to myCommNet?

You will use your Network ID (NetID) and password to sign on. Please refer to the NetID FAQ. (http://www.commnet.edu/netid/netid-faq.asp)
What is a NetID and what is my NetID?

Please refer to the NetID Page. (http://www.commnet.edu/netid/netid-faq.asp)
Is access to myCommNet limited to the college campuses?
No. Faculty, staff, and students at all colleges will have access to myCommNet, both on-campus, and off-campus from any computer with Internet access.
What is my initial password?
Please refer to the NetID FAQ. (http://www.commnet.edu/netid/netid-faq.asp#Q3)
What if I forget my password and or NetID?
Please refer to the NetID Page. (http://www.commnet.edu/netid/netid-faq.asp#Q4)
Who do I contact if I need help with my NetID and password?
Please refer to the NetID FAQ (http://www.commnet.edu/netid/help.asp)
Who do I contact if I have questions on logging in?

Please refer to the NetID HELP (http://www.commnet.edu/netid/help.asp)
Who do I contact if I have questions about Blackboard Learn?
Please refer to the Distance Learning Resources — Need Help (http://www.hcc.commnet.edu/webct/DL/hcc_dl_contact_info.asp)

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