Student Support Services

MCC’s student body is a lively, diverse mix of recent high school graduates, returning adults, parents, full-time employees, veterans and more. The College offers a variety of student support services, programs, activities and resources designed to:

  • Meet a student’s individual needs
  • Assist in academic studies
  • Provide opportunities for personal and social growth
  • Guide students to graduation and beyond

Academic Support Services

Academic and Transfer Advising

  • New Student
  • Pathway/Undecided Advising
  • Academic, Transfer, Dual Enrollment and Veteran Advisement and Planning
  • Credit for Prior Learning Assessment
  • Academic Progress and Standing

Academic Centers for Enrichment (ACE)

  • In-person and e-Tutoring – available in most subjects
  • Writing Center
  • Reading/Study Skills Lab
  • Supplemental Instruction (group study sessions)
  • Learning Online and Grammar and Style Bootcamps
  • Support for navigating college systems and software, such as Blackboard, Navigate, MS Office, etc.

STEM Starter Academy

  • Pathfinders program
  • Networking
  • Scholarships and other funding
  • Study space and computer access
  • Summer programs including courses and research opportunities

Student Support Services

Career Development Office

  • Career exploration
  • Internships and student employment
  • Assistance with resumes, cover letters and mock interviews

Civic & Service-Learning

  • Service Learning
  • Community Service
  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Civic Initiatives

Disability Support Services

  • Disability accommodation needs assessment
  • Appropriate accommodation plan, including note taking, interpreters, readers, books in alternative form, tape-recording lectures
  • Physical accommodations as needed, including ramps and magnification devices
  • Assistive technology
  • Advising and registration assistance
  • Alternate forms of testing
  • Faculty consultation
  • Facilitation of referrals for support services on and off campus

International Student Services Office

  • F-1 Visa support
  • Programming for International students

Office of Student Engagement

  • Leadership development
  • Clubs and organizations
  • Faculty partnerships for co-curricular education
  • Student Government

Success Scholars ProgramEligibility: Asian American, Black, African American, LatinX and LGBTQ+ students

  • Peer and faculty mentorship
  • Financial education and FAFSA assistance
  • Academic advising and career exploration
  • Diversity Inclusion and Belonging
  • College tours to four-year public and private institutions

TRiO-Program for Student AchievementEligibility: Registration with Disability Support Services

  • Disability support services and assistive technology
  • Financial aid advising
  • Career and transfer counseling
  • Tutoring

TRiO-Student Success ProgramEligibility: First-generation status

  • Study and self-improvement workshops
  • Financial aid assistance and advising
  • Transfer assistance and college information
  • Academic and career planning and assessment
  • Tutoring

Wellness and Essential Needs

  • Mental health assessment
  • Referral services
  • Food and housing resources, including a Food Pantry
  • Financial Information and resources

 

Student Support Centers

Adult Learning Center

  • FREE program for adult learners
  • Improve basic academic skills, including English
  • Prepare for the HiSET, GED, further education, job training or better employment
  • Links program for eligible students to start college with skills and support that lead to success

Asian American Connections Center

  • Program for Asian American Student Advancement
  • Holistic support system
  • Advising and mentorship
  • Leadership development opportunities

Multicultural Center

  • Multicultural Achievement Peer Program
  • Multicultural Student Support Services
  • Orientation programs for specialized populations
  • Multicultural programs
  • Diversity and skill development workshops

Veterans Resource Center

  • Educational benefit information and support
  • College and community resource connections
  • Programming for veteran and military-connected students
  • Academic and career planning
  • Onboarding programs for new veteran and military-connected students

Additional Service Areas

MCC Library Services

  • Research support
  • Citation tools
  • Course and subject guides

Service Desk

  • The Technology Center
  • Technical services and assistance

Student Information Center

  • Academic advising appointments
  • Transfer-in credit
  • Health immunizations
  • Graduation requirements
  • Commencement questions
  • Withdrawing from classes

Financial Support Services

Financial Aid Office

  • Financial aid counseling
  • FAFSA Workshops
  • Computer availability for online processing

Student Accounts

  • Processing of student payment plans
  • Manage third party billing and outside scholarships
  • Appeals related to billing)

Scholarships

  • MCC Foundation scholarships

Commonwealth Commitment

 

 

 

Last Modified: 9/20/22