Online Resources

Mendocino College is offering several student support services online in order to help you succeed with your educational goals
during the COVID-19 shelter in place. See below for a list of resources currently available:

The Online Student Reference Guide can be downloaded here.

In order for us to make sure you have the support you need to complete your online education, please take a moment to complete this survey.

A guide (English) (Spanish) has been created to provide you with a quick and easy reference list of support services that are available on and off campus.

Basic Needs

Food Pantry


Food Pantry services are FREE for all current Mendocino College students. We are currently offering Food Pantry pick up at each of our center locations. Call 707-263-4944 (Lake Center), 707-459-6224 (North County Center), or 707-961-2200 (Coast Center) to complete a request for food pick up during normal business hours. For updated facility hours during the COVID-19 Shelter in Place, please visit: www.mendocino.edu/announcements. Pick up for Food Pantry items is not currently available at our Ukiah campus.

For additional food needs, please contact Kris Bartolomei at kbartolo@mendocino.edu. We may be able to supply gift cards to local grocery stores if funding is available. 

 

Mendocino College Foundation Emergency Funding

 

$250.00 grants are available from the Student Emergency Fund for all eligible MC students.  To request a grant, please complete and return the below form to: kbartolo@mendocino.edu or efields@mendocino.edu.  

Student Services Emergency Funds Application

 

Technology Support

An Online Student Reference Guide can be downloaded by clicking HERE.

Canvas 

If your classes have moved online and you're new to Canvas, we encourage you to watch these Canvas Student Overview videos. They are short, helpful, and will have you learning in no time! http://bit.ly/33kC296

 

Internet Resources

  • Comcast announced that they're providing the first two months of service free for their Internet Essentials program. The program designed to give low-income households basic high-speed Internet service for $9.95/mo is front-loading two free months in order to support people impacted by COVID-19. After the first two months, the customer can cancel the service and not owe any additional fees, or continue and pay the $9.95/mo regular rate. This could help Mendocino College students without Internet participate in online classes. More information is available at https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19. This is not a product endorsement, we're simply passing on information about the program.
  • Students can also search for free WiFi access in their area by visiting: http://wifi.xfinity.com/
  • The City of Ukiah has has public WiFi at the Civic Center, Ukiah Valley Conference Center, Municipal Golf Course, and Municipal Airport.
  • Yelp lets you search for "free Wifi" to see listings of businesses that provide it.
  • Internet access is available in the parking lots of Mendocino College locations:
  1. Ukiah Campus - main parking lot.
  2. Coast Center - main parking lot.
  3. Lake Center - main parking lot.
  4. North County Center - main parking lot.

***The bandwidth on the MendoOpen network has recently been increased from 1.5Mbps to 6.0Mbps to give students more access when they connect. Please check gate hours at the Ukiah campus prior to accessing the parking lot for internet access by visiting www.mendocino.edu/announcements.

 

Using MyMendo

We have step-by-step guides to assist you with using our online platform MyMendo! If you need assistance, you can make an appointment with a counselor by emailing counselingappointments@mendocino.edu. For password resets please contact it-help@mendocino.edu


Technology Support

For technology support please visit: https://it-help.mendocino.edu, email it-help@mendocino.edu or leave a message at 707-468-3210

Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for ongoing College technology updates.

Connect with Campus Departments Online

Many Mendocino College student support departments are using Cranium Cafe (ConexED) to connect with students virtually! ConexED is the a complete appointment scheduling, student kiosk, video meeting, and reporting system designed specifically for higher education. 

To live chat on your computer, follow these directions below to get started:

  • Have your college ID or state-issued ID card available.
  • Use Chrome or Firefox for your browser. See below for technical support.
  • Have your webcam ready.
  • Have your microphone or a headset with a mic ready.
  • When you see a green light on the page by the staff member, just click on "Knock on Door" to begin chat.
  • Log-in with your MyMendo username and password.

Here is a video made by our very own counselors to help you get acquainted with Cranium Cafe (ConexED) ! 

 

A&R - Admissions and Records


A&R processes admission to the college and provides enrollment services and maintains academic records for the district. Services also include assistance in accessing online enrollment systems, evaluating coursework and graduation eligibility. Students can contact us by phone or email: 707.468.3101 / registration@mendocino.edu or webaccess@mendocino.edu
Starting March 23, 2020, please connect with us by email or online chat. Visit: https://www.mendocino.edu/admissions-online for more information.

 

Career Hub


The Career Hub provides assistance with personalized career development. Access computer programs, career exploration, a list of current employment opportunities, & job search sites. Services will also include tips on writing cover letters, resumes, & interviewing. The Career Hub is currently offering online video chat at: https://www.mendocino.edu/career-hub and can also be reached via email: lsimmonds@mendocino.edu 

 

Cal WORKS


CalWORKs is a welfare to work program involving cash aid and services to eligible needy California families. The program provides CalWORKs students academic, personal, career and employment-related assistance.
Cal WORKS is currently offering video chat for students who need to acess services in the department. For details, visit: https://www.mendocino.edu/student-services/calworks

 

CAMP - College Assistance Migrant Program


CAMP offers college scholarships & support services to students who have participated in the Migrant Education Program, or have worked in agricultural jobs, or are dependents of agricultural workers.
CAMP is currently staffed and can be reached via email: camp@mendocino.edu or video chat: https://www.mendocino.edu/camp-online

 

Counseling Office


Mendocino College counselors assist students with clarifying goals, educational planning, academic progress checks, transfer, and personal obstacles.

Ukiah Campus: 707.468.3048 Lake Center: 707.263.4944
North County Center: 707.459.6224 Coast Center: 707.961.2200

Online counseling appointments available:
https://www.mendocino.edu/counseling-online
Email counselingappointments@mendocino.edu to shedule. 

 

DRC - Disability Resource Center


DRC provides instructional support services by providing classroom accommodations for enrolled Mendocino College students who have a verifiable disability. The program serves the educational need of students with disabilities recognized under the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. The program promotes equal educational opportunity and access. The DRC is currently available via video chat, visit https://www.mendocino.edu/drc-online for details. DRC staff can also be reached via email at drc@mendocino.edu and phone at 707-468-3031 (voicemail). 

 

EOPS - Extended Opportunity Programs & Services


EOPS provides Mendocino College students from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds additional support through academic counseling, textbook assistance, and a variety of additional services.
EOPS staff can be reached via phone: 707.468.3113 or email: eops-mc@mendocino.edu and are also available for online chat: www.mendocino.edu/EOPS-online

 

Financial Aid Office


The Financial Aid Office can assist and provide students information on paying for college. Find out more information at: www.mendocino.edu/student-services/financial-aid. Financial Aid staff are currently offering online video chat at: mendocino.edu/financial-aid-online and can also be reached via phone: 707.468.3110 or email: financialaid@mendocino.edu 

 

FYI/CAMP/Dreamer Resource Center


This center provides support for students participating in the FYI & CAMP Programs as well as Dreamers & DACA students.  Online support is available for counseling, recruitment, tutoring and general student success.  This includes support for current high school seniors who will be Mendocino College students in the upcoming school year. Connect with our FYI staff via online chat by visiting: www.mendocino.edu/FYI-online

 

MESA - Math Engineering Science Acheivement


MESA is a learning community for students pursuing four-year degrees in mathematics, science or engineering. MESA provides academic support through tutoring, field trips, and opportunities to develop professionally. MESA is currently only available via video chat, visit https://www.mendocino.edu/mesa for details.

 

NASRC - Native American Student Resource Center


NASRC provides academic and personal support services to the prospective and current Native American Students and commit to hold a secure place for any Native American Student who is interested in attending Mendocino College while increasing cultural awareness. To reach the NASRC please email Student Activities Specialist, Unica Yepez at: uyepez@mendocino.edu. Students can also video chat with staff from the NASRC by visiting www.mendocino.edu/nasrc-online

 

Outreach (Support for incoming High School Seniors)


Native American and Other Poplulations Outreach and Support Specialist, Malissa Donegan can be reached via email: mdonegan@mendocino.edu or phone: (707) 972-7884. 

 

Student Equity and Achievement (SEA)


Student Equity & Achievement provides support services including: a textbook, Chromebook & calculator lending library; individualized counseling with the equity counselor, Apryl Guisasola; & more. Qualifying SEA students include Native American, African American, Veteran & former Foster Youth students enrolled at Mendocino College (excludes dual enrollment students). Email institutional_research@mendocino.edu or call 707.468.3011 for an application.

 

VRC - Veterans Resource Center

Please use one of the following to connect with a VRC staff person: Email:  veterans@mendocino.edu or  Video Chat: https://www.mendocino.edu/admissions-online

Books and Online Research Support

Mendocino College Library

Please visit the library homepage: https://mclib.mendocino.edu/ to learn about OneSearch, our new library catalog. The Library also offers a number of research guides and full-text databases available for you 24/7. Please visit https://libguides.mendocino.edu/?b=g&d=a and start exploring.

Questions? The library can also be reached via email: Librarian@mendocino.edu

 

Bookstore


The bookstore is currently closed to the public but students can order books online by visiting: https://www.bkstr.com/mendocinocollegestore

Tutoring and Math and English Labs

Tutoring

Online tutoring is also available through the Learning Center. Visit https://www.mendocino.edu/online-tutoring for details. 

English Writing & Math Support


English: All students who are enrolled in a lab (English 60/160/560) can access lab support by signing into their Canvas account. 
Math: Students can enroll in the math lab (Math 540) and access help via Canvas.  For questions contact Leslie Banta: lbanta@mendocino.edu

Faculty Directory


Are you trying to reach an instructor? To access the faculty directory, visit: https://www.mendocino.edu/college/directory/faculty