Prepare for Your Online Class
To ensure a successful start to your online or blended course, we encourage you to:
NOTE: If you cannot access the syllabus, you can still find textbook information and order your textbooks at the eCampus Bookstore.
Access Your Student E-mail Account
You can access your email at any time through MATC Webmail—left sidebar under Quick Links. You will then need to enter your full email address and password. Check your Webmail inbox daily.
All members of the college community have both a @manhattantech.edu and @matc.net email address. We require you to use your campus email for your coursework. You will receive official college correspondence through this email address. Have your email set up and accessible before the beginning of classes.
Access Your Course
You can access all of your courses—including your face-to-face courses—under My Courses in the left sidebar under Quick Links.
After clicking the [+] icon to the left of My Courses, locate your course and click the link to be directed to your class website.
Preview an Online CourseIf you’re not familiar with eLearning, you can preview an online course. Go to our YouTube channel and view the various course features (online quizzes, discussion boards, etc.) you can expect to see in a typical online learning environment.
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Other Helpful Tips
6 Steps to Successful Online LearningStrategy created using advice from real online college students. They have identified these steps as crucial to their success.
Free Writing or Math AssistanceStudents may obtain online or in-person tutoring in nearly all subject areas through the Learning Resource Center.
Test ProctoringStudents may arrange free testing center services through the Learning Resource Center.
IT Help DeskAssists students with username and password issues, computer problems, WiFi and network connections, etc.
MATC Online StaffAmanda Rager is the Learning Management System Administrator. E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 785-320-4564.