Academic Resources and Technical Support
Academic Resources for Online Students
As a distance education student at MC, you can take advantage of online tutoring, on-campus learning centers, library resources, and Blackboard tutorials.
Drop in with a tutor and interact in real time. Send an Offline Question and receive a reply from a tutor. Use Scheduled Tutoring to set up a session at least 48 hours in advance to interact in real time.
How to Access Smarthinking:
- Log in to MyMC.
- Click on My Classes.
- Scroll down to Study Skills and Tutoring.
- Select Smarthinking Online Tutoring.
- Follow instructions on the screen to access the tutoring service.
This series of videos will introduce you to the resources and services at the Montgomery College Libraries that are especially useful for Distance Education students. Visit the Online Library Orientation for Distance Education Students.
For help with Blackboard and MyMC, contact the IT Help Desk at 240-567-7222 or ITServicedesk@montgomerycollege.edu.
For 24/7/365 online chat with a certified Blackboard support representative, go to the Blackboard Technical Support Website.
Course specific questions (such as those about assignments, tests, grades, and course content) should be directed to your instructor only.
Accessibility at MC
Montgomery College is committed to providing equal opportunity to persons with disabilities, including equal access to education, employment, college programs, services and activities provided through information technology. Learn more about Accessibility at MC.
The Office of E-Learning, Innovation, and Teaching Excellence (ELITE) serves MC's online learners and distance education students. Our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.