Use Your Student Email Address for Lynda.com

  • How do I get an .edu student email address?

    Student email accounts are created using Gmail. If you already have a Gmail account, you'll be creating an additional account.

    1. Log in to myMCC
    2. Open a new tab and go to mccmail.students.mchenry.edu
    3. In the email field, enter your myMCC username@students.mchenry.edu. Example: ssmith123@students.mchenry.edu
    4. Enter your myMCC password
    5. Select Sign In
    6. Proceed with Gmail’s verification instructions

    Note: If you’ve recently reset your myMCC password, it may take a few minutes for your new password to sync with Gmail.

  • How do I sign up for Lynda.com?

    You must have a student email account set up to set up a Lynda.com account.

    1. In your web browser, go to https://www.lynda.com/email-signup
    2. Enter your MCC student email address (username@students.mchenry.edu) and select Submit
    3. Lynda will send a message to your MCC email with a link to set up your account. Select this link.
    4. Lynda will ask if you are a former member of Lynda – select No and select Continue
    5. Enter your first and last name and then create a password
    6. Select Continue and you will be enrolled in Lynda.com