Welcome to Distance Education at CCM

Registration for Winterim Terms begins November 7, 2022!

Winterim 4 week term begins Thursday, December 22, 2022.

Winterim 2 week term begins Monday, January 2, 2023.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

For a full listing of Winterim 2023 courses and to register, go to Titans Direct.  In order to register, all students must complete an application for admission.  See the admissions web link for further information.  The last day for admitted students to register for an online course will be Thursday, December 22, 2022.

COURSE TYPES

Virtual Campus (ONL-VIR) –Virtual Campus courses are fully online courses, certificates, or programs designed to provide students quality distance education consistent with the Virtual Campus’ mission statement. Unless otherwise noted, Virtual Campus courses were developed to be taught without specific meeting times.  There is no on campus requirement.

Online Instruction (ONL) – Online courses were designed to be taught in an online setting.  Unless otherwise noted, online courses were developed to be taught without specific meeting times.

Hybrid Instruction (HYBR) – Hybrid courses are a combination of the traditional face-to-face instruction and online sessions.  This may include some on-campus labs with reduced in-classroom time or other instructional designs that meet the needs of the course materials.

Regardless of your chosen option, you will need access to a computer, a steady internet connection, a webcam & microphone.

REMEMBER, you cannot access your Distance Education class until after 8am on the first day of your term.

CAMPUS CLOSURE

CCM campus will be closed from December 24, 2022 through January 6, 2023 (however, your course work will continue).   

Throughout the break, you may email vclearning@ccm.edu for technical issues.  This mailbox will be checked periodically.  The Virtual Campus will not be available on December 24th-25th or December 31st-January 1st (please contact your professor for emergent needs).     Please provide a detailed description of the issue you are having.  Please note the best way to determine your computers compatibility and troubleshoot is to complete the Browser Check  You may also view Blackboard Help for help with Blackboard tools.

GETTING STARTED

ONLINE TUTORING

Smarthinking Free supplemental 24/7 on demand tutoring support and resources across a wide range of subjects is available.  Online tutoring is an added supplemental support service to assist all CCM students, especially those who may only be taking online and/or hybrid courses or who may not have access to campus everyday.  Furthermore, online tutoring addresses the needs of students during the evenings, weekends, holidays, winter and summer terms, when the Center may not be open or operating with limited hours and available in-person tutors.

Due to the expedited schedule, it is critical you log in the first day of class and immediately address any technical questions/issues.  Keep in mind the learning tutorials and help link available for Blackboard assistance as well.

TEXTBOOKS

Winter books go on sale November 1st at the CCM bookstore.  You may also order your books online at  CCM Bookstore, but please do so no later than December 11th.  You will need your course number and section number and must purchase the edition of your book that is required by your professor.  The bookstore will be closed during the holiday break.

To check what classes are being offered and to register, please go to Titans Direct.