The Community College System of New Hampshire is committed to designing, developing, and delivering high quality online learning environments.


To engage students in high quality and innovative distance learning courses by supporting faculty in the use of learner centered instruction and effective educational technologies.

The CCSNH Distance Learning Office

The System is responsible for developing a coordinated and integrated approach to the organization, design and delivery of online learning technologies. The Chancellor’s office is responsible for administering the learning management system and providing academic resources to support quality course design and delivery in face-to-face, hybrid and online courses. The Colleges are responsible for the development and quality of course offerings which use an electronic environment and for local faculty and student support.

The Learning Management System (LMS) used at CCSNH is Canvas.

The CCSNH Distance Learning and Academic Technology office, managed by Alisa Kadenic-Newman, located at 26 College Drive in Concord, and is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Request support tickets are responded to from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.

Class Size

The maximum enrollment for a 100% online course is set at twenty students. Enrollments in excess of twenty students may be done by mutual agreement with the instructor, Vice President of Academic Affairs and the department chair.


A 100% online course is one in which all learning activities and content delivery are accomplished online without a need to physically meet in person.

A hybrid course is a combination of face-to-face classroom instruction and online instruction.