What Is My Student Type?

New Student

If you have never attended Muskegon Community College and would like to take classes to complete a degree and/or certification you will need to complete an admissions application as a new student. Please see the admissions checklist to ensure you are completing all steps. Classes begin at three points in the year:

Fall Semester (August)
Winter Semester (January)
Summer Semester (May)

(Please be aware that some classes on campus, such as Continuing Education do not necessarily begin with the regular starting date of each semester.)

Returning Student

If you have attended Muskegon Community College in the past and you would like to return to complete classes to earn a degree and/or certification please complete the application as a returning student. For students that have already earned a degree or certificate from Muskegon Community College (someone who does not have an active program code) you will need to complete the following:

    • Reapply to Muskegon Community College. Your student information will be merged together with your previous application. If you have changed any fundamental student information please fill out the Student Personal Data Change Request Form and submit it to the Student Welcome Center.
    • If you haven’t already, submit an official high school or GED transcript to MCC, which can be sent to us through Parchment or mailed directly from your high school. Please send official high school/GED transcripts to:
      • Email: Admissions@muskegoncc.edu
      • Fax: (231) 777-0443
      • Mail: Muskegon Community College
        221 S. Quarterline Rd
        Room 1043
        Muskegon, MI 49442

Prior Dual Enrolled/Direct Credit/Early College Student

If you have taken classes at Muskegon Community College as a dual-enrolled, direct credit, or early college student in the past and have or will be graduating this year please complete a Prior Dual Enrolled/Direct Credit/Early College Admissions Application. Please create another application (not an application account) choosing a new academic program as a college student.  If you have any questions or problems please contact Admissions at admissions@muskegoncc.edu or 231-777-0366.

Transfer Student

If you attended another institution and plan to transfer credits to Muskegon Community College please complete the online application as a transfer student and have all official transcripts forwarded for evaluation.  All College transcripts must be sent directly to us, MCC will not accept transcripts hand-delivered. Transfer students who wish to receive a degree from Muskegon Community College must complete no less than 30 or the last 15 hours at MCC and attain a 2.0 or better overall grade-point average.  Transcripts should be sent for evaluation directly to:

Transfer Evaluation, Room 1048H
Muskegon Community College
221 S Quarterline Rd
Muskegon, MI  49442

Dual Enrolled/Direct Credit/Early College Student

If you plan to attend Muskegon Community College at the same time as high school, please complete the application that applies to your situation (ie: Dual Enrolled, Early College, Direct Credit) in addition to the following forms:

Direct Credit
Dual Enrollment
Early College

If you have any questions or problems please visit your programs web page listed above, contact your high school counselor/advisor, or contact Admissions at admissions@muskegoncc.edu or 231-777-0366.

Sponsored and Apprenticeship Student

If you have been authorized to take classes by your employer at the employer’s expense you will need to complete the admissions application.

If you are entering into an apprenticeship program with your employer you will need to complete the Community Guest Application.

Both Sponsor and Apprenticeship students will also need to complete the Sponsor Authorization Request Form. Forms must be signed by the student and employer.  To secure payment for the class, the Sponsor Authorization Form must be sent each semester. If students do not wish to register online through MyMCC, the Sponsor Authorization Request Form can be used as a paper registration form.  MCC will register the student for the courses listed, provided all course prerequisites are met and space is available. Processing time is up to three business days.

Sponsored and Apprenticeship Student Application

College Guest Student

If you are currently enrolled at another institution and would like to take classes at Muskegon Community College to transfer back to your respective college please complete the application as a college guest student.  You will need to also complete the Michigan Uniform Undergraduate Guest ApplicationThis is in addition to the admissions application. You will need to print the application and mail or fax it to:

  • Email: Admissions@muskegoncc.edu
  • Fax: (231) 777-0443
  • Mail: Muskegon Community College
    221 S. Quarterline Rd
    Room 1043
    Muskegon, MI 49442

College Guest Application

Community Guest Student

If you have not completed high school or the GED, or wish to take selected courses without the intent of earning a degree, diploma, or certificate, you may be admitted as a Guest (non-degree) applicant. As a Guest student you will be eligible to change to regular admission status upon submitting your high school transcript, GED test scores or appropriate test results to the Admissions Office. It is your responsibility to initiate the change to regular admission status

Community Guest Student Application

International Student

Applicants who are non-U.S. citizens will select status when completing new student application. Please view our guide ahead of time to choose the appropriate option.

F1 Visa-seeking students should complete the International Student Application in addition to the new student application by the appropriate due date:
Fall Semester deadline: May 15
Winter Semester deadline: October 15

International Student Application