Starfish is a program used by MVCC to help you understand your academic progress throughout the semester.  Additionally, it is a communication tool to help connect you to people who can assist you with a variety of issues. You can access Starfish through your Brightspace account.

Quick Start Guide for Starfish


Create your Student Profile

Make it easier for your instructors and advisors to get to know you and stay in contact by reviewing and updating contact information. Upload a photo so they will recognize you.

Connect to people who can help you

Your Success Network shows your Student Support Advisor, Instructors, and others who are directly connected to you. Each person’s contact information and appointment scheduling options are visible to you in order to connect with them. 

Stay on track
Use your Dashboard to stay on top of upcoming appointments and be on the look out for notifications from your Instructors and Student Support Advisors.