New Student Orientation

MCC student in Science Center labWho should attend Orientation?

Orientation is now mandatory for:

  • All new students seeking certificates and degrees at MCC
  • Transfer students transferring with less than 12 earned credits
    • Students who have transferred 12+ credits with a 2.0 or higher may request a waiver from Orientation. To do so please fill out a waiver form.
  • New Dual Enrolled and Early College students.

Why should I attend Orientation?

Learning what to do before you need to do it, and how to get help before you need it, can make your transition into college life the stress-free time you’ve envisioned. Attending an Orientation session at MCC will equip you with the tools you need to become a successful college student!

You will gain information on:

Campus Resources MCC Technology
Financial Aid Counseling & Advising
Registering for Classes Campus Navigation
Get your picture taken for your student ID Student Life

While waiting for your Orientation session please…

Schedule placement testing if applicable. Call (231) 777-0394 for an appointment. Or, have placement test scores (SAT, ACT, Accuplacer) sent to the testing center.

Make an appointment with a counselor in the Counseling and Advising Center in Room 101, after your testing is schedule so you can get help picking your classes. Call (231) 777-0362 for an appointment.

Meet with a counselor early for a better selection of courses!

Please review the New Student Orientation Packet which may be useful to you in your journey to educational success:

New Student Orientation Packet

How do I register for Orientation?

Click the button below that indicates the semester in which you will starting your first semester to schedule your Orientation!

If you are a Dual Enrolled student please contact your high school counselor regarding information on how to complete the online orientation as the in-person orientation is intended for students seeking certificates & degrees.

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For more information…

For more information about the new student orientation at MCC, click on one of the following links below or submit your question to us using the online form below:

For all other questions related to Orientation, please complete the request form below. After receiving your form, we will respond by email within two business days.

Questions about Orientation