Adult Students

Retrain for a new career in as little as 4-9 months or earn academic credits that will easily transfer to four-year institutions.

Why MCC?

  • Choose from several areas of study to prepare you for a new or better career
  • You’re busy! Options of when and where to attend is important
  • Affordable tuition and convenient payment plans
    • Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver
      • Students must be legal residents of Muskegon County, 60 years or older as of the first day of the semester and must present a valid Michigan Driver’s license or State ID to the Student Welcome Center for verification.
      • Senior Citizen applicants must meet all Muskegon Community College admission requirements.
      • Senior Citizens must meet all course requirements, which may include placement testing.
      • Senior Citizens may register as degree seeking or auditing (non-credit seeking) students in courses on a space available basis without payment of tuition.  However, students will be responsible for cost of supplies, course fees, registration fee, technology fee, and infrastructure fee.
      • Senior Citizens must meet the MCC degree requirements if degree seeking and are recommended to attend New Student Orientation.
      • Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver does not cover secondary admit programs: Medical Assistant, Nursing, and Respiratory Therapy Programs.
      • Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver does not apply toward continuing education courses, customized business training, or other seminars that may be offered by MCC.
      • The Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver will be applied after all gift aid (such as grants and scholarships that do not need to be repaid) and employer sponsorships.
  • Credit for your experience
    • Transfer Credits
    • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
    • Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
    • Military Experience
    • Life Experiential Learning (LEAP)
    • Proficiency Examination
  • Reverse Transfer
  • Employer/Agency Sponsors
  • Apprenticeships
  • Internships



Apply to MCC
  • Submit official high school transcript to
    • Submitted via Parchment, directly from high school, or submitted to MCC in a sealed/stamped envelope
  • Submit official college transcripts to
    • Submitted via Parchment, Student Clearinghouse, or directly from your college

Complete Financial Aid
  • Fill out your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
    • MCC School Code: 002297

Complete Course Placement
  • Course placement is intended to help you find the correct English & Math course
    • *Recommended, not required*

Complete Mandatory Orientation
  • Orientation is mandatory for all students

Plan Schedule Classes with a Counselor
  • Counselors help you select the correct courses that are within your program and/or certificate

Register for Classes
  • Click the button to find the correct registration dates for your appropriate semester

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