New Student Orientation

College Technology

Learn about navigating MHC systems

MHC has developed several guides and tutorials that cover college technology, using Blackboard, and where to find information as a current student.

Students in an online course or program are encouraged to review tips for online learning.

Video Tutorials


Your individual Blackboard courses may show up on the first day of class. Blackboard is not applicable to upgrading students.


Our advising booking system has been updated! You can book an appointment with your advisor here:  

While hardware and software requirements may vary from course to course,  it is recommended that all students have the following items available at minimum:
  • Stable Internet connection
  • Computer or laptop running Windows 10
  • Apple Mac OS 10.15 or newer for Art and Design courses
  • Webcam
  • Microphone

Please note: iPads and Chromebooks are not supported.

Additional software may be required, specific details will be shared via student email. Please be diligent in checking your Blackboard and college email account for updates.

To support students who are in an online learning course or program, please review our tips for online learning to help you be successful.


Next Steps

Thank you for completing Part 1 of New Student Orientation! We are so excited to welcome you on campus this winter and we look forward to seeing you for Part 2 of New Student Orientation!

Part 2 of New Student Orientation on January 3 will include your program orientation, lunch, as well as support to help you settle in as a new student. View our schedule on the NSO home page for more details.