MCC Can Get You in the Class You Need, When You Need It
Manchester Community College is the most popular two-year college choice among recent Connecticut high school grads and 4th out of all colleges and universities.
Last Chance to Get Ready for Fall Classes
At MCC, we want to make the college registration process easy for you! On Super Saturday, August 25, the admissions, financial aid, registrar, and advising and counseling services offices will be open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for you to complete registration for fall. You can even pick up your course texts and materials, or buy some MCC gear at the bookstore.
New students – have you taken the assessment test but still need to attend New Student Orientation? Sign up here for the session at noon.
Transfer students – are you ready to register? Advisors will be available all day to help you select courses. Please bring an unofficial copy of your transcripts from all previous institutions. If you have already provided an official copy, you can check the status on your myCommNet account through your unofficial transcript. If you see the credits have already been transferred, you do not need to bring a copy of your transcripts with you.
The bookstore will also be open for anyone who needs to purchase books and course materials, or MCC merchandise.
Need Info on Enrolling?
The 2018-19 Enrollment Guide is available online. It contains information about the enrollment process; important dates and deadlines for admissions, financial aid, testing, registration, and payment of tuition and fees; and more. Information on the steps needed to apply and register for classes can be found on the “Get Started” page.
The Most Important Piece of Information
Make sure you put together a solid plan for paying your tuition. If you haven’t already, apply for financial aid and, please note, you have to apply each year.
There may also be some scholarship money available. The library has put together an online guide that might help.
Don’t go through the process of designing your ideal schedule just to be dropped for non-payment. Plan early.
About Accelerated Courses
While the number of weeks for each accelerated session is much shorter than those of the regular fall and spring semesters, students should be aware that each course contains the same number of class hours as the regular semester. As a result, the level of study is much more intensive and demanding of time. Students should consider this in planning their time and course selection.
About Online Courses
Although MCC’s online courses provide flexibility that allow students to access information and participate in course discussions anytime and anywhere via a computer and an Internet connection, these are not self-paced courses. Just as in any MCC course, students will have weekly deadlines for assignments, discussions and assessments. The content and expectations in an online course are the same as in an on-campus course at MCC. Online courses require a great deal of reading and writing, as well as strong computer literacy and time management skills. Students should review the information on the ETDL website at www.manchestercc.edu/blackboard. This site includes information about how to log into Blackboard Learn, where to get help, technical requirements for your computer and other resources.