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 high school transcripts to:

Enrollment Services
Muskegon Community College
221 S. Quarterline Rd. #108
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 your college’s Records Department.
Please send official college transcripts to:

Transfer Evaluation
Muskegon Community College
221 S Quarterline Rd. #100J
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 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 placement test if you meet one of the following:

Reading 19+ 25+ 1 or 2
Writing 19+ 26+ 1 or 2
Math 19+ 25+ 1 or 2

PLEASE NOTE: All placement scores have a three-year limit

Transfer Students: 15 or more college credits (100 level or higher) with a minimum 2.0 GPA will waive some placement testing, please see a counselor.

College Guest Students need to fill out the Michigan Uniform Guest Application and have their 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/SAT/MME scores or college transcripts must be on file to waive placement testing.

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

√ Attend Mandatory 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:  If you do not have access 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 your MyMCC account.

√ Register for Classes Online

Log in to MyMCC 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

If you have already attended New Student Orientation or are exempt, bring a photo ID to Room L265 (Information Commons) to have your MCC Student ID photo taken for your MyMCCOne card.  (Pictures are taken during orientation and at the times posted on the door of room L265)