High School Senior Application Countdown

Welcome high school seniors! The following steps will help prepare you for entering Muskegon Community College next fall.
So, you have finally reached your senior year of high school!   The next six months will go fast, you will be confronting many new situations and will need to make some key decisions regarding your college plans.  Enrollment Services has compiled a handy checklist with some key dates and activities which you will need to be aware of before attending Muskegon Community College.

We urge you to look at the list below and start taking positive steps to make sure that your transition from high school to MCC is a smooth and hassle-free experience.  The Enrollment Services Office looks forward to helping you with the enrollment process.. Call (231) 777-0366 if you need any assistance or clarifications.

September and October Visit Muskegon Community College!  You can take a tour of the campus.You can complete your application for admission at MCC. online application  You can sign up for  Student Orientation, www.muskegoncc.edu/orientation or call (231) 777-0454.
October Check your high school guidance office for the days and times when MCC will be visiting your high school. Additionally, there are numerous college nights which are being held in our community. Check the time and location for these events.
November Complete your MCC admissions application and submit it prior to Thanksgiving. You can apply for MCC admissions by completing an online application . It’s free!
December Check out scholarship opportunities by going online at http://www.muskegoncc.edu   Go to the “quick links” box and click on Financial Aid.  When the FA window opens on the left side of the screen, click on where it says “Scholarships.” to see what outside scholarships may be available.
January Happy New Year!  Don’t celebrate for long, since this month you will need to start preparing your information to file your state and federal taxes. This is imperative since your tax information is needed for you to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). You will need to also have your parents complete their taxes as well. After completing your tax forms, visit http://www.fafsa.ed.gov to file for financial aid.
February FAFSA seem complicated? Then join us for “FAFSA College Goal Sunday” (TBD) stay tuned for location!
March The MCC Board of Trustee Scholarship application “MUST” be turned in no later than March 1.. Ensure that your financial aid and admissions files are complete! Review your Student Aid Report (SAR) to make sure the data is correct.If you haven’t done so already, don’t forget…Student Orientation is a big event and mandatory for new students. This is one of the most important things you will attend next to your high school graduation.  This program is ongoing, just call (231) 777-0454 for details or schedule an appointment at www.muskegoncc.edu/orientationAttend the “Taste of Tomorrow” event at MCC to get a first hand view of the college. A full tuition scholarship will be given away. For complete details call (231) 777-0298.
April Check to see when Fall registration begins! If you haven’t already, don’t forget to take the MCC Compass Placement Test! Call (231) 777-0394 to arrange a testing appointment. Stay focused- This is no time for “Senioritis” to set in. You should now be registering for your fall courses at MCC.  Don’t wait to register or you may not get the courses you want!
May If you haven’t already registered for Fall 2015 classes, Don’t wait…classes will be filling fast.
June Again, remember you should attend New Student Orientation. This is one of the most important things you will attend next to your high school graduation.  This program is ongoing, just call (231) 777-0454 for details or schedule an appointment at www.muskegoncc.edu/orientation.