Student Support

Distance Learning offers one-on-one support to enhance your interaction with the Blackboard Learning Management System. Please contact us at:


Please provide the following information in your email

  1. Your Name
  2. Student ID Number
  3. Date and Time available
  4. Course Registration Number (CRN)
  5. Instructors Name


Student Resource Center

course offers students a variety of Blackboard and technical support.

It can be found on your Blackboard home page


Blackboard Login through Computer

  1. Go to
  2. Type in your number and Password
  3. Click the Login button to the myCommNet page
  4. Two ways to enter Blackboard
  • Select the Blackboard portlet in the right hand column of the myCommNet page
  • Click on the Bb icon located in grey bar on the upper part of the myCommNet page


Blackboard Mobile App

Blackboard Mobile Learn app gives students and faculty access to their courses and content on their mobile devices. The app is a read only tool, students cannot submit work through the app.

Use the links found in this section of the Blackboard home page

You must enter Connecticut Community Colleges when asked to enter your college

Do not enter Gateway Community College


State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement

Free Online Textbooks

During this remote learning period, you may be able to view (borrow - NOT BUY) your book(s) online for no cost. 

College Bookstore - Follett - check first

Other Option for Online Viewing of Books - check second

Blackboard Help for Students

Need help with Blackboard Learn?

Please email Lynn Roller at

or call: 203-285-2570


Trouble Logging Into myCommNet

  • Trouble Logging In? Call the Help Desk at 203-285-2040

Student Support

GCC Distance Learning Phone Number: 203-285-2570

ConnSCU Student Support Web Site:

ConnSCU Student Support Help Desk: 860-493-0221

ConnSCU Student Support Help Desk Hours of Operation:

  • Monday-Thursday, 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.

  • Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

  • Sunday, 1:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.