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Frequently Asked Questions

Apply to MCC (How do I get Started)?

  • Visit the Future Student page to begin the MCC application process!

Take the MCC orientation?

  • The MCC orientation is online. You can go back to the orientation any time to review information.

How do I connect with an academic advisor?

  • To reach a specific academic advisor, visit Advising Staff, where you will find each advisor's contact information. 

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT?

  • To schedule advising appointments, call 531-MCC-2400. Appointments can be scheduled at any of our campuses or centers. Click Advising Appointment for information on how to prepare for your advising appointment and what to expect.

CHECK MY GRADES?

  • Your final course grades are found in your My Way account. Click "Student Planning" and then "Grades"
  • View your MCC unofficial transcript through My Way, click on "Self Service," then "Student Planning," then "Unofficial Transcript." 

Add/Drop a Course? (or Change of Registration)

  • Prior to the quarter beginning, you can add or drop classes by:
    • In your MyWay account click on "Self-Service," "Student Planning," "Plan and Schedule."    If you need additional assistance, call Registration at 531-MCC-5231 or go to your local campus My Way Center.
    • Please be advised that there are deadlines to drop courses and that dropping classes can affect your financial aid. For further information on the impact dropping courses has on financial aid, contact the financial aid representative on campus or call 531-MCC-2330.
    • If you are an F-1 international student, contact International Student Services at 531-MCC-2281 before dropping classes.

Change/Declare a Major? (Programs of Study available)

  • If you have questions or concerns about changing your major (academic program), please meet with an academic advisor. You can complete the Academic Program Change Request Form  to start the change process.  Although the form is available 24/7,  Academic Programs will only be changed during the time between the conclusion of one academic quarter and the end of the second week of the next academic quarter.  Requests for academic programs which have an application and admission process (LPN, ASN, Respiratory Care, Medical Assisting, Fire Science, etc...) will not be processed this way.  They will be processed through the respective Academic Dean's offices after the student is admitted to the program.
  • To schedule an appointment visit Advising Appointment.
  • Career Services is also a great resource for career exploration—especially if you're undecided!
  • If you are an F-1 international student, follow the process listed in the Change of Educational Level/Major form because academic advisors do not change majors for F-1 students.

Know what Classes to Take?

  • You should only enroll in classes required for your declared major. You can review your major requirements in your My Way account in an academic evaluation. To access your Academic Evaluation,  click "Self Service," then "Student Planning," then "My Progress" to see what courses are needed to complete your degree.

Send my MCC Transcript to another college?

  • To have your official MCC transcript sent to another college, go to My Services, under Academic Profile, Transcript Request. You will use this online form to request your MCC official transcript. You can visit Transcript Request for more detailed information.

Request official transcript from previous college(s) I attended?

  • If you're transferring credit to MCC you will need to contact the institution(s) you previously attended to request an official transcript be sent to MCC. Follow the steps for paper or electronic transfer submission on the Transfer to MCC page.
  • View your MCC unofficial transcript through My Way, click on "Self Service," then "Student Planning," then "Unofficial Transcript." 

Transfer?

  • If you are a student transferring to MCC from another institution, please schedule an appointment with an academic advisor and plan to bring your unofficial transcripts to the appointment. To review how courses from other institutions transfer to MCC, visit Transfer to MCC.
  • If you are a current MCC student who plans to transfer to another institution, please schedule an appointment with an academic advisor to assist in the transfer process and have an idea in mind of the institution where you plan to transfer. To determine how MCC courses and programs transfer to other institutions, visit Transfer/Articulation.

Register?

Check the online schedule of classes for course availability and prerequisite information.

 
  • If you are a visiting student (enrolled at another college seeking to enroll in courses at MCC to transfer back to your home institution, follow the Visiting Student enrollment process.
  • If you are a current or returning student (previously attended within two years), you may register for courses in one of the following ways:
    1. Log into to your My Way account from the MCC homepage.  Click on "Self Service," then "Student Planning," then "My Progress" to see what courses are needed to complete your degree.  You can select courses and sections for your academic terms and then register in "Student Planning." 
    2. Call the Contact Center for registration at 531-MCC-5231.

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