Common Questions and Answers
Is there an application deadline?
  Applications for admission are accepted throughout the year. Beginning the application process early allows for more opportunity to register for courses of choice.
What is the COMPASS College placement test?
 
  • Submit ACT scores:
    • English - 18 or higher
    • Reading - 18 or higher
    • Math - 20 or higher
  • Provide proof of 12 or more transferrable credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • COMPASS is an untimed, computerized assessment test that helps to evaluate your skills in reading, writing, and math and is used by MCCC's counselors to assist in course selection.
  • The COMPASS test should be taken seriously. We recommend taking practice tests at http://www.act.org/sample/index.html.
When can I take the COMPASS test?
  COMPASS is offered at two locations. On the Main Campus, it is offered in the Regional Computer Technology Center in Room 157 of the West Technology Building. Call (734) 384-4255 for a schedule of testing times. At the Whitman Center, it is offered in the Business Learning Lab, Room 1. Call (734) 847-0559.
When may I register?
 

Specific dates are listed in the class schedule.  view the Academic Calendar here.
However the following is a general guideline:

Fall - April through start of classes (September)
Winter - November through start of classes (January)
Spring/Summer -March through start of classes (May/June)

When are tuition and fees due?
  Fall - July
Winter - December
Spring - April
Summer - June
How and when do I apply for financial aid?
 

Fall - April through start of classes (September)
Winter - November through start of classes (January)
Spring/Summer -March through start of classes (May/June)

Specific dates are listed in the class schedule or you may click here.   However, the following is a general guideline:

Students may apply throughout the year for financial aid through the Financial Aid Office. Because some programs have deadlines, it is recommended to apply as early as possible.

 
I'm not sure of my major but I still want to get started.  Is this possible?
  Yes. A student does not need to have a major when entering MCCC.  A student may take general education courses the first semester and work on career exploration activities during the semester.  Make an appointment with the Admissions and Guidance Office at (734) 384-4104 for career counseling
What do I do if I have special needs?
  The Learning Assistance Lab (LAL) is the place to go for special assistance.  A special assistance counselor will meet with you and discuss your needs.  To make an appointment call (734) 384-4167.