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If you are age 25 or older and don't have a college degree, you could attend Monroe County Community College TUITION-FREE.     

Through Michigan Reconnect, a program of the State of Michigan, students who are age 25 and up can apply to attend MCCC tuition-free to earn an associate degree or Pell Grant-eligible skill certificate. Michigan Reconnect is designed specifically for eligible adults who want to start – or finish – an associate degree, technical degree or skills certificate.

Returning to school may be a big, difficult decision. But this is the right time to do it.

To be eligible*, you must:

  • Apply for Admission to MCCC
  • Be at least 25 years old when you apply
  • Be a Michigan resident for at least 1 year (U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen)
  • Be a resident of Monroe County
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (e.g., a GED)
  • Have not yet earned an associate or bachelor's degree

*Additional eligibility requirements may apply.

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Questions? We're here to help.

Do you have questions?  Check out the FAQ section below.  This section also outlines some additional requirements for both obtaining and retaining Michigan Reconnect funding.

Please reach out to the Office of Financial Aid via the contact information detailed below.  Our financial aid specialists are waiting to hear from you and are ready to assist you in taking advantage of the opportunities provided by this exciting new program.

Are there credit hour requirements for Michigan Reconnect funding?

Yes. Students who receive Michigan Reconnect funding must take six credit hours each semester to receive the funding. They must also complete 12 credit hours within a 12-month period to retain the funding.

What is the GPA requirement?

Students need to maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average since the start of receiving Michigan Reconnect funding.

Do I need to apply for financial aid?

Yes. 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.

What costs does Michigan Reconnect cover?

The program covers Monroe County-resident tuition for billable contact hours, as well registration and technology fees.

What costs does Michigan Reconnect not cover?

It does not cover lab fees, course fees, books and supplies.

If I live outside Monroe County, can I still take advantage of Michigan Reconnect Funding at MCCC?

Yes, but the program will not cover the difference between in-country tuition and out-of-county tuition. 

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