What is the MC Portal?

The MC Portal is where you can register for classes, make a payment, access Library databases, Canvas and student email.

Portal Instructions here.

To reset your password use OKTA

I Forgot My Login

At the login screen for the MC Portal, click the “I forgot my password | Reset Password” link to reset or retrieve your password. For new students, this will not work. Follow instructions on logging in to the MC Portal for the first time in the section below.

Login for the First Time

Your initial credentials for the first time you log in to the MC Portal will be:

USERNAME: firstname.lastname
INITIAL PASSWORD: birth date in MMDDYY format

More Help:

If after you log on to MC Portal you get this 403 error, it could only mean two things:

  1. You need to apply again in order to become a Merced College Student, because alumni have no rights to access MC Portal.
  2. You did apply again, but your application did not process correctly. You need to contact us.