Admissions Events

College Goal Wednesday – Feb. 24, 2016
4:30-6:30 p.m. L261-263

Not sure about college? Apply for the money now and decide later. If you wait, chances are you’ll get less. If you’re going to be graduating from high school in 2016 or you’re already in college, you will need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as part of your college financial aid application. To get the most assistance for college, your completed application needs to be submitted by March 1. Make sure you do it right. Bring your tax info and have an expert help you complete the FAFSA at College Goal Wednesday on Feb. 24 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the MCC Meijer Library Information Commons Rooms L261-263. This free community service event is NOT limited to current or future MCC students.

College Info for Parents – March 1, 2016
6 – 8 pm Blue and Gold Room
This event is specifically designed to help parents and students choose a college.  Comparisons are made between public and private colleges as well as differences between two and four year schools.  Cost of tuition, books, things to look for, questions to ask are all discussed to help you make that very important decision that affects the rest of your child’s life.  At the end you will learn about opportunities at MCC.  This informal format allows for questions to be asked throughout the session.  This has proven to be very useful information for selecting a college. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Complete and submit the online form below or call (231) 777-0366 to reserve a seat.

College Info for Parents

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College Visit Day for High School Juniors and Seniors – April 13, 2016
9:30 am – 12:15 pm Room 1100
High school juniors and seniors can spend a half day at MCC and learn about the many opportunities that are available to them.  They will get a tour, play games, win prizes, and have lunch with our enrollment staff.  It is a fun day had by all. Seating is limited so reservations are required.  Complete and submit the online form or call 231-777-0366 to reserve a seat.

College 101: Get the Answers – May 25, 2016
6:00 – 7:30 pm in the Blue and Gold Room
Worried about your child missing important deadlines for College?  Then this is the event to make sure you get everything done in a timely fashion to avoid unwanted enrollment obstacles. We discuss deadlines for FAFSA, registration, orientation, counseling, testing, purchasing books, etc.  This is a great opportunity to ask those questions about college that keep you up at night.  This is a great event to attend if your child is planning to attend the Fall semester.  Seating is limited so reservations are required.  Call 231-777-0366 to reserve your place(s) at the event.

MCC College Night – September 21, 2016
6:00 – 7:30 pm in Collegiate Hall
An event for high school students and parents  to meet with over 50 community colleges and university representatives to discuss educational goals. This event is only 1.5 hours long but full of valuable information to help you choose a college.  This event is only offered once a year. No pre-registration required.

Hot Jobs Connect – TBD
MCC comes together with our community business partners to discuss immediate and future employment needs.  High demand jobs require specialized training today and this event brings it all together in one place.  Community employment needs, training, and possible funding are addressed at this event.  Break-out sessions allow attendees to ask specific questions in regards to what all is involved in meeting the employment requirements of Muskegon County Hot Jobs. Pre-registration required. Please fill out and submit the online form or call 231-777-0366 to reserve a seat.

Financial Aid Night – TBD
Room 1100
Financial Aid Night covers the ins and outs filling out the FAFSA.  When the forms should be filled out, where to look for notification of your Pell Award, as well as other verification forms that may need to be filled out before financial aid can be awarded.  Scholarships and other types of funding are also discussed.  Enrollment Representatives will be present to ask questions regarding how to become an MCC student. Seating is limited and reservations are required.  Call 231-777-0366 for more information.