quinebaug valley community college

First Year Student Resources


Everything you need to know as you start at QVCC

Congratulations on your decision to attend QVCC!

An education at QVCC means more than coursework. We offer a full range of services for all incoming students, from career services to academic advisement. Looking for the bookstore, student portal, or an ID card? You’re in the right place.

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Online Student Tools

  • Add/Drop: there are various dates during the term that you can drop a course and not have it impact your academic standing.
  • Withdrawing from classes could impact your financial aid. Before you withdraw from classes, contact the financial aid office.

Academic Engagement Policy from QVCC on Vimeo.


Blackboard LearnBlackboard resources available 24/7 for your review. Should you require additional information or assistance, please contact Pauline Clifford to schedule in-person or over-the-phone help.

Time to buy books!

For QVCC Bookstore Hours – Click Here!

Textbooks and course materials can be purchased via the website at www.qvcc-shop.com.

Students are able to use any major credit card, PayPal, or Financial Aid as their payment option.  For students using FA (*or third-party funding*), please remember to start your banner ID with the @ symbol during the checkout process. At the end of the semester, text books can be sold “back” to the bookstore.

#NoLo: No Lost / Low Cost Textbooks!

QVCC Bookstore Manager: Mik Saksith

Email: qvccdanielson@bkstr.com 

Phone: (860) 779-1177  Fax: (860) 779-3105

Current Catalog

It is your responsibility to become familiar with the college catalog, including the rules, regulations, and requirements presented herein. Students are eligible for an associate’s degree who meet all requirements as stated either in 1) the catalog at the time of their acceptance or re-admission to the college into a degree program (to the extent possible within the current roster of course offerings), or 2) the catalog in effect at the time of their graduation.

Below are additional resources to explore, with information of what’s on campus, but also references outside of the building

Open Computer Lab (E188 – Danielson Campus)

Hours for Fall 2020:

Monday:  9 AM to 7 PM

Tuesday:  9 AM to 7 PM

Wednesday:  9 AM to 7 PM

Thursday:  9 AM to 7 PM

Friday:  9 AM to 3 PM

Developing good relationships with your professors is important to starting your college career on the right foot.  It is your responsibility to reach out if you are unable to attend class for any reason.  You should be able to reach any faculty or staff via Email, by phone or stop by their office.

Faculty & Staff Directory

Faculty Office Hours

QVCC provides many types of services for students and most are located at the Student Success Center in Danielson.

Additional resources:

QVCC technology is state-of-the-art!

If you need to work on a paper, do some research, or need assistance with your online course – we are here to help.

myCommNet Help

Blackboard Resources

Download Microsoft Teams

IT Support 

Sorry we are closed imageQVCC does not have the same operating schedule as local school systems, since students travel from all over eastern Connecticut, Rhode Island and Central Massachusetts to the College.

Be sure to review the policies; Know what radio and TV stations show our closings and learn about other resources so you are aware if we are open or closed.

Get emergency and weather closure information sent directly to you.  Make sure to enrollment in the Emergency Text System through myCommNet.  It is the fastest way to receive this type of information.