Starfish for MCC Students

Starfish provides comprehensive tools that will help you connect with Madera Community College resources. It gives faculty a way to communicate your progress throughout the semester to ensure the right people are able to intervene when needed.

Tips for Starfish Success

How to login to Starfish

You can access Starfish directly using your campus login credentials.

Starfish student menuClick on the menu in the top left hand corner of your Home page and select My Success Network.

Your network displays the people and offices that are available to help you succeed.

Your Connections

Your Connections lists your instructors and any possible primary counselors you may have.

Your Services

Your Services lists reflect resources that are available to you based on your connection to specific programs.  In Spring 2021 we will be scheduling counseling appointments through Starfish. If you’re looking to see a counselor in a different area of expertise, you can use the search bar on top. You can search by name or service.

MCC Logo

Look for MCC services with a Mountain Lion! If you are taking courses at one of the other SCCCD campuses, you may see their services as well. 



Select dashboard on left menuClick on the menu in the top left hand corner of your Home page and select Dashboard.

On the left, you’ll see any Upcoming appointments with counselors or instructors.

On the right, your Dashboard highlights items that require your attention and may include Early Alert flags related to your class work, recommended referrals to campus support offices to help you succeed, and kudos from your instructors.


Select message from menu on leftClick on the menu in the top left hand corner of your Home page and select Messages.

Click on any message in the list to display the full contents of that message. These messages were also sent to your SCCCD email and to any alternate address you added to your profile.


FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Not everyone is using Starfish to schedule appointments.

You can view the appointment on your Dashboard and you will receive an email notification to your SCCCD college email.

You may have to search further out for additional dates and times.

Contact the person who raised the flag. Also connect with other individuals in your “My Success Network” under Your Connections or Your Services.

We are only displaying MCC services to students who either have an active MCC major and/or are taking more than half of their units at MCC. If you need to see someone at MCC, you can either browse through the Other Services on the bottom of your Success Network or use the search bar on top.

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