Student Services

Getting Started With Electronic Student Resources

If you are new to Muskegon Community College, there are many things you need to know. This page is designed to be a helpful resource in getting started at MCC.  

When you click on, any or all of the videos below, you will obtain valuable information. The information provided will help you make better choices while attending Muskegon Community College.

Orientation 
 Do you want to find your way around MCC?  Where you can get tutoring help?  Who will help you with your financial aid?  How counselors can help you put together a class schedule?  Learn about transferability of courses.  What is web advisor? Your MCC email account?   Imagine, all this information and more.

Please call Heidi Holmes, Orientation Coordinatior at (231) 777-0454 for days and times. 

BlackBoard Course Content Manager
So you are taking classes at Muskegon Community College?  Do you know that your instructor may have course content online for you to use?  Are you also thinking about taking an Online or Hybrid class?  This orientation is designed to give you an overview of how to access Blackboard and has a self-assessment tool to see if you are ready to take online courses.  This short online orientation video is a must see tool for all students.

Please click on the link for the distance education orientation and assessment:: MCC Distance Education Assessment and Orientation

Financial Aid
PELL? FAFSA? SAR? LOANS? SCHOLARSHIPS? and GRANTS. All of these financial aid terms can make your head swim when it comes to applying for financial aid. To learn more about financial aid please go to the financial aid link at the end of this paragraph. If you still have questions regarding financial aid stop by the "Welcome" services window located by the front door. Federal Financial Aid Website

WebAdvisor
The most important tool for all MCC students is WebAdvisor. Since it is the primary way for students to register, manage their tuition and financial aid, check their grades, and pay their bills.  

Please call Heidi Holmes, Orientation Coordinator at (231) 777-0454. Web Advisor information are one of the many things you will learn by attending orientation. 

FACTS Payment Plans 

How would you like to ease the burden of paying tuition.  You can make payments, because MCC has contracted with the Nelnet Corporation to provide students with a convenient monthly tuition payment plan. There are two plans to choose from, one for those who have applied for federal financial aid and a plan for those who haven't applied. 

Find out more details about the FACTS plan by viewing the video below: