Accepted International Student Checklist

STEP 1: Submit the paper International Application and Online Application.

STEP 2: Take the MCC Placement Test, call 231-777-0394 for an appointment.

Reading 19+ 25+ 1 or 2

On both

Writing 19+ 26+
Math 19+ 26+ N/A
Transfer Students: 15 or more college credits with a minimum 2.0 GPA for the Reading portion.
  • Official ACT/SAT/MME/MEAP scores or college transcripts must be on file to waive placement testing.
  • All placement scores have a 3-year time limit.
  • Prospective nursing students cannot use the MEAP/MME scores or college credits to waive the reading test.

STEP 3: Attend New Student Orientation (NSO).

  • Click here to register for New Student Orientation
  • New Student Orientation is mandatory for all new students seeking credentials (certificates or degrees) at MCC, including transfer students with fewer than 12 credits. In addition to the mandatory New Student Orientation, there will be a mandatory international student orientation after the semester starts.

STEP 4: Make a Counseling Appointment by calling 231-777-0362.

  • Please make sure steps 1 and 2 are completed before you meet with a counselor.
  • Students with disabilities make an appointment with the Disability and Support Service Office by calling 231-777-0404 or visit them in room 204.

STEP 5: Register and Pay for Classes or set up the FACTS Payment Plan accessed through MyMCC.

  • Utilizing your Username and Password that was accessed during New Student Orientation, register for classes and make payment or set up a payment plan.
  • Get your MyMCC One card two weeks after registering for classes.
  • Check your MCC email often for information and notifications.
  • Get your textbooks.

STEP 6: Schedule and meet with the PDSO by calling 231-777-0230.

  • It is mandatory to meet with the PDSO upon arrival not only for assistance with completing this checklist but to make sure rules and regulations in accordance with DHS, SEVIS and the college are being followed.
  • While listed as step 6, contact should remain consistent after acceptance.