Current Information Sessions


November 1

Friday
4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Computer Game Design and Graphic DesignFriday November 1, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm


During the tour and information session, you will learn about program options in Graphic Design and Computer Game Design. There will be plenty of time to answer all of your questions. To get the most out of your session, please review our Graphic Design and Computer Game Design program pages and the FAQs webpage.

Location: Learning Resource Center B218
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/design

Maura O'Connor moconnor@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2692


November 5

Tuesday
3:30 pm–5:30 pm

Music StudiesTuesday November 5, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm


Individuals interested in preparing for a career in music or studying music for their personal enjoyment are invited to attend an information session to learn more about the MCC Music Studies degree program. The program provides exceptional and affordable music instruction and is the only nationally accredited (NASM) two-year degree program in Connecticut. Faculty from the Music Studies program will be on hand to answer questions. Pre-registration is recommended but not required.

Location: Arts, Sciences and Technology Center E202
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: http://manchestercc.edu/musicstudies

Deborah Simmons dsimmons@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2674


November 5

Tuesday
5:00 pm–6:00 pm

Social Media Specialist Tuesday November 5, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Learn more about this new certificate program that combines digital technology, communications and marketing coursework to equip graduates with the skills they need in this fast-changing field. The certificate is designed to provide relevant training in key areas such as website design, social media, consumer behavior, search engine optimization and project management. Registration is encouraged but not required.

Location: Student Services Center L103
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: www.manchestercc.edu/

Sandra Rimetz srimetz@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2636


November 7

Thursday
12:30 pm–1:30 pm

Occupational Therapy AssistantThursday November 7, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm


Individuals interested in learning about the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program are encouraged to attend an OTA Information Session. Attendance at a session is the first step in the application process.  The Program Director will offer an overview of the profession as well as specifics relative to the structure of MCC’s program. The program is fully accredited by ACOTE, 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD, 20814-3449; 860-652-6611, x 2914; www.acoteonline.org Preregistration is recommended to attend an Information Session.

Location: Learning Resource Center B125
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/ota

Maggie Moriarty mmoriarty@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2719


November 12

Tuesday
12:00 pm–7:00 pm

Culinary Arts and Hospitality ManagementTuesday November 12, 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm


Please meet at Culinary Arts Center.  Campus buildings are large, so please allow ample time to find your way.  Tours leave the area promptly. Maps and parking information can be found on the website. During the tour and information session, you will learn about program options in culinary arts and hospitality management. There will be plenty of time to answer all your questions. To get the most out of the info session, please review the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management program pages and FAQ at the link below.

Location: Student Services Center L294
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/culinary

Bill Williams wwilliams@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2777


November 12

Tuesday
4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Advanced ManufacturingTuesday November 12, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm


The Precision Manufacturing certificate is designed to provide students with a valuable skill set in just six months. Students who complete the program are qualified for an entry-level position as a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine operator. Students who complete the program earn both a non-credit and credit certificate, and earn up to 30 credits that can be applied toward an associate in science degree in Technology Studies - Industrial Technology Option.

Location: Arts, Sciences and Technology Center C145
Fee: Free

email tariel@mcc.commnet.edu

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/manufacturing

Tracy Ariel tariel@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2635


November 12

Tuesday
4:30 pm–6:30 pm

FAFSA DayTuesday November 12, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm


The FAFSA Day session is designed to provide current and prospective MCC students with free, hands-on assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). MCC Financial Aid and Enrollment Services staff will be available to make sure that the process of applying for college financial aid does not become an obstacle from pursuing an education beyond high school. The session's goal is to have students and their families walk away with the satisfaction of knowing they have accomplished one of the biggest steps in getting ready to go to college.

What to bring: -Your Federal Student Aid ID (username and password) and your parents' FSA ID if you are a dependent student. -Your 2018 tax return and W-2s and your parents' 2018 tax return and W-2s if you are a dependent student. If married and filed separately, bring your spouse's 2018 tax return and W2s. -Your Social Security number and date of birth and your parents'.

Location: Learning Resource Center B220
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/enrollment/financial-aid

Yanidza Betancourt ybetancourt@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3385


November 12

Tuesday
5:00 pm–6:30 pm

Admissions and Financial AidTuesday November 12, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm


Attendees will learn about the enrollment process, transfer options, programs and services offered, financial aid and a tour will be given at the end of the session.

Location: Arts, Sciences and Technology Center E202
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/enrollment/admissions

Mariah Thomas mthomas@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3216


November 13

Wednesday
5:00 pm–6:00 pm

Computer Game Design and Graphic DesignWednesday November 13, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm


During the tour and information session, you will learn about program options in Graphic Design and Computer Game Design. There will be plenty of time to answer all of your questions. To get the most out of your session, please review our Graphic Design and Computer Game Design program pages and the FAQs webpage.

Location: Learning Resource Center B218
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/design

Maura O'Connor moconnor@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2692


November 18

Monday
10:00 am–11:00 am

Surgical TechnologyMonday November 18, 10:00 am to 11:00 am


Students interested in exploring a medical career in Surgical Technology can attend an Information Session to learn about the specific opportunities within the profession. Attending an information session is the first step in the admission process. The program coordinator will provide details about the program and answer questions during the session. Preregistration is recommended however no registration is required for this event. Please bring any unofficial college transcripts to the information sessions.

Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/surgtech

Terry Kennedy tkennedy@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2715


November 18

Monday
11:00 am–12:00 pm

Dental AssistantMonday November 18, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm


Students interested in exploring a health career in Dental Assisting can attend an information session to learn about the specific opportunities within the profession. Attending an information session is the first step in the admission process for each program. The program coordinator will provide details about the program and answer questions during the Information Session. Preregistration is recommended.

Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/dental

Rosemary Ryan rryan@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2705


November 18

Monday
2:30 pm–3:30 pm

Radiologic ScienceMonday November 18, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm


Students interested in exploring about a medical career in either radiography or radiation therapy can attend an information session to learn about the specific opportunities in these two allied health fields. Attending an information session is the first step in the admission process for each program. The program coordinator for each program will answer questions regarding the programs during the information session. Preregistration is recommended however no registration is required for this event.

Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/academics/divisions/science-technology-engineering-mathematics/health-careers/radiography

Susan Morison or Nora Uricchio smorison@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2708 or 2730


November 18

Monday
3:30 pm–4:30 pm

Respiratory CareMonday November 18, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm


Students interested in exploring a medical career in Respiratory Care can attend an Information Session to learn about the specific opportunities within the profession. Attending an information session is the first step in the admission process. The program coordinator will provide details about the program and answer questions during the session. Preregistration is recommended however no registration is required for this event.

Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/respiratory

Nancy LaRoche-Shovak nlaroche-shovak@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2714


November 19

Tuesday
5:00 pm–7:00 pm

Therapeutic RecreationTuesday November 19, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm


Students interested in exploring a career in Therapeutic Recreation can attend an Information Session to learn about the specific opportunities within the profession. Please join us for pizza,conversation & information! Everyone (former graduates/ students/ potential students/ employers) or anyone interested in learning about the field of Therapeutc Recreation are strongly encouraged to attend! Please RSVP Joan Jakiela: Jajakiela@mcc.commnet.edu or call/ text 860- 214-9662

Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/offices/academic-affairs/divisions/social-science-business-professional-careers/therapeutic-recreation/

Joan Jakiela jjakiela@manchestercc.edu 860-214-9662


November 26

Tuesday
5:00 pm–6:30 pm

Admissions and Financial AidTuesday November 26, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm


Attendees will learn about the enrollment process, transfer options, programs and services offered, financial aid and a tour will be given at the end of the session.

Location: Arts, Sciences and Technology Center E202
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/enrollment/admissions

Mariah Thomas mthomas@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3216