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Distance Education @ Mendocino College

Offering distance education classes, including online and hybrid courses, you can earn your Associate Degree or prepare for transfer to a four-year university.  Anytime, anywhere education is possible with access to a computer and the internet!

New to online learning? Take this Test of Online Learning Success (ToOLS) to see if you are ready to be a successful online learner.

Log in to your course on the first day of the class. Here's how:
Go to the ETUDES portal at

Log-in ID


First 2 letters of first name +
First 2 letters of last name +
Last 5 digits of Student COLLEAGUE ID
(Type using all lower case letters)
    Jose A. Garcia
    Student ID: 1021945
    Username = joga21945

Default Password:
Month Day of birth in school records  
(Type using all lower case letters)
Birthday is April 11th, 1982 (04/11/82)
Password = 0411

You will be prompted to create a "strong" password, if you are a returning student use the same password you previously created.

Important note! The Student ID is the 7-digit number assigned when you enrolled.
You can find out your new ID by selecting My Profile in the Student Menu in WebAdvisor. (screen shot example)


  • Fall 2014 Distance Education Course Listings - Read your instructor's course description, required textbooks, general class requirements, and other useful information!
  • ETUDES Portal - Mendocino College's online courses use ETUDES to deliver your classes
  • New to ETUDES?
    Etudes Frequently Asked Questions for Students. Find out about
    The new Dashboard and what do for you
    What courses are listed in My Sites?
    How does Course Map Work?
    How does test-taking work in Etudes?
    and more...

Distance Education Coordinator
Vivian Varela
Email: Office Phone: (707) 467-1024