Application Checklist

√ Apply to MCC Online

Apply online today! If you attended Muskegon Community College in the past, but it has been more than three years since your last class, you will need to Apply for Readmission.

√ Submit a final high school or GED transcript to MCC

MCC can only accept official transcripts, which can be sent to us through the online Docufide or Parchment systems, or mailed directly from your high school. Please send official transcripts to: Enrollment Services, Muskegon Community College, 221 S. Quarterline Rd. Muskegon, MI 49442.

√ Transfer your credits

If you have attended other colleges and would like to transfer your credits to MCC, request an official transcript from the college Records Department you want to transfer credits from, to be sent to Muskegon Community College’s  Records Department,  Attention: Transfer Evaluation, 221 S Quarterline Rd. Muskegon, MI 49442.

√ Apply for Financial Aid

Apply for financial aid by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Worksheets to assist you are available at the Student Welcome Center.  Priority consideration is given to students who fill out the FAFSA by March 1 of each year.  The FAFSA should be filled out each academic year that you plan to attend classes.  Financial Aid for Summer classes requires a special request form be filled out which is available in the Financial Aid Office.

√ Take the COMPASS Placement Test

Call Testing Services at (231)777-0394 to schedule a time. Placement assessments are in Reading, Writing, and Math. You may be exempt from portions of the COMPASS test if you meet one of the following:

  • ACT Reading:  19+
  • MME Reading & Writing 1 or 2
  • ACT Writing:   19+
  • ACT Math:   20+ (scores will not be accepted if taken over 3 years ago)

Transfer Students: 15 or more college credits with minimum 2.0 GPA

College Guest Students need to fill out the Michigan Uniform Guest Application and have the home college registrar sign the form to waive placement test scores.  The form should be turned in to the Enrollment Services office at MCC.

Official ACT/MME scores or college transcripts must be on file to waive COMPASS testing.

Prospective Nursing Students cannot use MME scores or college credits to waive the reading test

√ Attend New Student Orientation

Orientation for new students is mandatory for any new students seeking credentials (certificate or degree) to MCC, transfer students with less than 12 earned credits, or new dual enrolled/early college students.  Students can make an appointment online by going to: www.muskegoncc.edu/orientation.  If you do not have acces to internet please call (231) 777-0454 for an appointment.

√ Meet with a MCC Academic Counselor

MCC counselors specialize in specific areas of study to better help students determine which classes are necessary for the degree or program they are pursuing. Make an appointment with an academic counselor in Room 101, or call (231) 777-0362.

√ Check your Username and Password

Check your Username or Reset your Password to access WebAdvisor.

√ Register for Classes Online

Log into WebAdvisor using your new username and password. If you need help registering for classes, the staff at the Student Welcome Center will assist you.

√ Get a My MCCOneCard

Bring your class schedule and picture ID to the Information Commons (second floor of the Library) to have your MCC Student ID photo taken.

View New Student brochure.