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Established to help students realize their full educational potential at MCC, the College Success Center provides educational courses and educational resources intended to help MCC students improve their study habits as well as their academic skills in math, reading, and writing.

Kick Off!

This summer, kick off your first college semester. FREE!
WHO: Anyone in Michigan planning to start any college in Fall 2023
WHAT: Earn 3 college credits by completing College Success Seminar (see course description below). Participate in math and English workshops.
WHEN: Five-week program, Monday-Thursday, 9:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m. June 19–July 28 (with the week of July 4th off)
WHAT ELSE: Breakfast and lunch, transportation assistance, loaner laptops, school supplies, and fun activities are all included. Students who complete College Kickoff will earn a cash incentive.
WHERE: MCC’s main campus and online (choose in-person or synchronous online)
WHY: To kick off your college credits for fall.

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College Success Seminar (CSS)

CSS 100 is highly recommended for students who need assistance navigating college. It is recommended for ALL students during their first semester at MCC. This course helps students develop, apply, and evaluate their own skills, abilities, and behaviors to achieve academic and personal success: effective note taking, productive study skills & test preparation, reading and remembering, critical thinking, library skills, navigating online course content, free career and job resources, stress management, relationships, connecting with campus resources, and winning attitudes.


The College Success Center offers several math courses for students in need of a review of basic math skills. These courses prepare students for further math coursework, address math study skills, and how to combat math anxiety.

Reading and Writing

Integrated Reading and Writing is a support course for students enrolled in ENG 101.  The course focuses on the development of effective critical thinking, reading, and writing skills.

Writing Center

MCC’s Writing Center offers a non-threatening atmosphere where students can discuss their writing in all stages of the writing process. Professional tutors can assist with basic grammar questions, essay development, citing format, research techniques, and other writing concerns. Take advantage of this FREE service. Hours are posted on this website and on bulletin boards around campus.

Tutoring Services

MCC’s Tutoring Services is staffed by peer tutors who are students just like you! The purpose of our services is to provide academic support to MCC students. Tutors are available both on campus and online and can help in a wide range of content areas, as well as offer general study support. Meeting with a tutor helps enrich your educational experience and can promote understanding as you advance in your studies. Whether you’re feeling on top of your learning or a little behind, meeting with a tutor is a great way to stay on task or help you get on track.