MCC's One Stop for Easy Enrollment

Congratulations on your decision to make education an important part of your life!

At MCC, we are focused on YOUR success. Especially during these uncertain times, MCC faculty and staff are committed to giving each and every student the support they need to discover and follow their path to a better future.

Unsure of what you'd like to study? Discover MCC's many certificate and Associate degree programs available or explore the many noncredit continuing education and professional development opportunities the college offers.

CURRENT STUDENTS – use your myMCC student portal.

FUTURE STUDENTS – to get started on your academic journey, simply follow the steps below.


Step 1 Icon - DecorativeSTEP 1: Apply to the College

MCC has a variety of options for students of all ages and stages in their lives with pathways and resources that will guide students to success. Whether enrolling in a degree or certificate program or taking a few classes, apply to MCC to get started on your academic journey.

Coming to MCC for a few classes? Apply with the Visiting Student Form for quick access to enrollment.

Enrolling as a degree student? Complete and submit your Online Application for Admission or call 1-800-818-3434 for assistance.


Step 2 Icon - DecorativeSTEP 2: Get Connected

MCC's Online Orientation and First-Year Experience sessions introduce new students to the college – going over academic expectations; how to navigate the campuses, information on clubs, organizations and events; and how to access academic resources and student support services.


Step 3 Icon - DecorativeSTEP 3: Apply for Financial Aid

Financial aid can help you pay for the costs of attending MCC, such as tuition and fees, as well as books, living expenses, transportation and personal expenses. The Office of Financial Aid will guide you through the process of completing a FAFSA, understanding what types of aid you qualify for.

  • Check out our FAFSA FAQ page and FAFSA Checklist help answer your questions
  • Call to speak with a Financial Aid specialist
    • Bedford - 781-280-3650
    • Lowell - 978-656-3242
  • Email the Financial Aid Office to schedule an appointment. On campus appointments are available:
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on the Lowell campus
    • Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on the Bedford Campus

Step 4 Icon - DecorativeSTEP 4: Complete Course Placement

Student Assessments help MCC understand where you stand academically and what resources you may need to be successful. Using high school GPA, SAT or ACT scores, or previous college-level courses and guided self-placement, MCC can put you into appropriate-level courses.

Students going through the self-guided placement process who are unsure of their English and math placement, should email ACE@middlesex.mass.edu to request an appointment for a "Make the Right Choice Session."


Step 5 Icon - DecorativeSTEP 5: Register for Classes

Plan out your semester and register for courses based on your degree or certificate program, or the individual classes you need to take. Choose between traditional semester-based courses or accelerated mini-mester courses. Online and hybrid delivery formats are available.


 Step 6 Icon - DecorativeSTEP 6: Meet with Advising

Please visit our website, www.middlesex.mass.edu/advising to connect with us during virtual drop-in hours or to sign up for a New Student Registration. These sessions will give students a thorough overview of the advising and registration process and allow to you meet one-on-one with an advisor.


 Step 7 Icon - DecorativeSTEP 7: Take Control of Your Finances

Your money matters which is why MCC offers payment options, payment plans and financial wellness counseling. Enhanced online financial services make viewing and paying your bill easy. Get refunds faster with funds deposited directly into your checking or savings account.


Step 8 Icon - Decorative STEP 8: Prepare For the Semester

MCC is dedicated to helping you on your academic path. The Navigate tool on your myMCC student portal helps you get acclimated to the college, explore career and program options, find sources on classes, and communicate with faculty, your assigned advisor, and other students.

Last Modified: 4/30/21