Free student email is available to all students who attend Merced College. The email account may be accessed from within the Student Portal at; or go directly to

The password for your email is the same as the password for your MC portal and Canvas
Note: wait 5 minutes after changing the MC Portal password for it to work on your email.
The username for your MC Portal is:  firstname.lastnamexxx  
The username for Canvas is:     firstname.lastnamexxx
The username for your MC email is:
(The username for Canvas, WiFi, Parking, etc. is the same as the username for the MC Portal) 
Use Chrome browser, it works better (if it does not work, reset the browser).

Where can I find my password for my email?

Hundreds of students ask me to reset their password on In addition, the password for their student email account ( is the same as the password for their MC Portal. However, most students have no idea of what that password is, because every time they log unto MC Portal, they do not type it --the browser remembers it and types it for them.

The next question would be: If my browser remembers my password, can I ask my browser to tell me what my password is? YES YOU CAN.






  • Grades and communication about your registration group will be sent to your Merced College e-mail address.
  • Your e-mail address ( will allow you to send information to your college instructors and other college officials.
  • The password for your email is the same as the password for MC Portal
  • You get five free copies of Microsoft Office Professional once you log on to your email.
  • Your student email will be terminated after you stop being a student at Merced College.

As of 2020 only students who are active, that is, registered for classes on the current semester, have the ability to send emails. The only exception is sending emails to A&R. You account can send emails to Admissions and Records.
If you are not registered for classes, you cannot send emails, unless you are in the Allied Health Nursing program.
We apologize for the inconvenience, please contact Counseling to communicate with professors:

Attention There is a new rule in the Email Server as of Februry 2022. If you send an email to 10 recipients or more, per hour, you account will be blocked from sending emails

More Help


What is Phishing?

Click on both links to learn about phishing and protect yourself.


I am not receiving any emails, why?

You probably have a Rule deleting all your emails. If your account was compromised, it is very probable there is a Rule planted by the hacker. You need to delete that rule. Click here and go to your student email account:

 What you should do now is to:

  •     Delete the rule the hacker placed in your account.
  •     Move all emails in the deleted folder to your inbox.
  •     Do not surrender your password again to phishing emails to prevent this situation in the future.
How to delete a RULE
1. Click on settings
2. Click on View All Outlook Settings
3. Click on Rules
4. Delete Rule
Image depicting instructions to delete inbox rule