Monroe County Community College is offering a free 8-week, in-person summer program to help students prepare for college.

The program, Bridges to College – Husky Hype-Up, is open to recent high school graduates who are new or current MCCC students and place into developmental courses for Summer or Fall semester, according to Katie Navock, director of enrollment management. 

Seats are limited, and students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bridges to College - Husky Hype-Up is focused on student learning through supporting reading, writing and math skills; a hybrid model of instruction that includes online and in-person learning, and activities to get students ready to become an MCCC Husky and help them build a sense of belonging at the college. Sessions will be held Mondays - Thursdays, June 17 - August 15 from 7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. leaving afternoons free for summer jobs and activities. (There will be no classes the week of July 4.)

"In addition to improving their academic skills in core areas, students will work with our college educational advocates to prepare for their higher education experience in the fall," Navock said. "They’ll meet with advisors, learn about financial aid opportunities and gain career readiness skills."

MCCC will provide all of the learning materials and supplies, including a free laptop and Wi-Fi hotspot access while they are in the program. breakfast each day, student engagement activities, resource information, college navigation, access to the college’s Heck’s Market food pantry and a $500 stipend based on attendance and participation.

To enroll, students should fill out the Bridges to College – Husky Hype-Up Interest Form at A program coordinator or manager will then contact the student to provide more information. 

Bridges to College – Husky Hype-Up will held at the MCCC Main Campus in Monroe at 1555 S. Raisinville Rd. For more information, go to, email or call (734) 384-4104.

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 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 at 7777 Lewis Ave.,Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at

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