Through a new State of Michigan program, Michigan Reconnect, individuals who are age 25 and up can apply to attend MCCC tuition-free. 

To be eligible, individuals must:

  • Apply for Admission to MCCC at
  • Be at least 25 years old when they apply for Michigan Reconnect
  • Be a Michigan resident for at least one year (U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen)
  • Be a resident of Monroe County
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (e.g., a GED); and
  • Have not yet earned an associate or bachelor’s degree

Additional eligibility requirements may apply.

The application for Michigan Reconnect can be completed online at

In order to receive Michigan Reconnect funding, students must have a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid on file for the correct academic year. For Summer Semester 2021, a 2020-21 FAFSA is needed. For Fall Semester 2021, a 2021-22 FAFSA is needed.

Students who receive Michigan Reconnect funding must take six credit hours each semester and complete 12 credit hours within a 12-month period to retain it.  In addition, funding recipients need to maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average.

The program covers Monroe County-resident tuition for billable contact hours, as well registration and technology fees.  It does not cover lab fees, course fees, books and supplies.

Those who live outside Monroe County can still take advantage of Michigan Reconnect funding at MCCC, but the program will not cover the difference between in-country tuition and out-of-county tuition.  MCCC’s tuition and fees are detailed at

All questions about attending MCCC using Michigan Reconnect funding should be directed to the Office of Financial Aid at (734) 384-4135 or

About Monroe County Community College

Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition.  The college’s mission is to enrich lives in our community by providing opportunity through student-focused, affordable, quality higher education and other learning experiences.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located in Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at


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Joe Verkennes
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Monroe County Community College
1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe, MI  48161

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