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Tips for Students Transitioning to Online Classes

Help for Students Transitioning to Online Classes

Online students have lots of help at Martin CC.  

  • The library web page is
  • The library help email is
  • The library’s phone number is  252-789-0238.
  • The library has a chat reference service that is now available almost 24 hours a day.  The chat box is on the library's home page.
  • The distance learning office email is
  • Help on citing sources for papers is available in the library’s Citation Help guide.
  • Students have access to ebooks and online journal articles through the search box on the library’s home page.  The off campus login is the student’s myMartin e-mail login.
  • Online tutoring is available at  
  • Your instructor's email address is located in your syllabus in Moodle.
  • The college text helpline is 252-802-6116 (answers within 24 hours).
  • Phone numbers for other Martin CC offices and personnel can be found in the Employee Directory 
  • Aunt Bertha is a web site that connects people with all kinds of services in their area.

Success Tips for Students Transitioning to Online Classes

  • Read your syllabus all the way through.  It contains your instructor's contact information and other important information about your class.  It is usually located in the "Start Here/Welcome" section in Moodle.
  • Check your Martin email daily.
  • Check your announcements and assignments in Moodle daily.
  • If you don't understand something, ask for help.

NC State has a great list of suggestions for getting or improving Internet access, tips for students with vision or hearing loss, and general tips to help you make the most of distance learning.


This ebook may be helpful to you in transitioning to online classes. Your login to view the book is your myMartin e-mail login.