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Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Getting Started

  1. Apply for Admission to the College — (see Admission  for complete information).
    • Select the Admissions link on our website at www.middlesex.mass.edu or call 1-800-818-3434 to request an application.
    • Make an appointment to see an admission counselor to talk about your goals and possible major program of study. — (see Admission  for academic planning information).
    • Submit your high school transcript or high school equivalency documentation. If you have not yet graduated from high school, submit your mid-year transcript.
    • Once we receive your application, we will send you an admission letter and forms that you will need to return to us.
    • Apply for financial aid — (see Financial Aid  for complete information).
  1. Schedule your College Placement Test Appointment
    • Log on to www.middlesex.mass.edu or call 1-800-818-3434 (see Admission  for testing information).
    • You may not have to take the test if you have previously completed college-level coursework in English and mathematics.  If you have graduated from high school within the last 3 years and are able to provide documentation of an overall 2.7 g.p.a., you may be exempt from the math portion of the test.
    • In order to be eligible to participate in a specific academic program and/or enroll in credit classes, students must achieve a minimum score of 33 out of 120 on the reading portion of this test.
  1. Register for Classes
    • Admitted Students Enrolling in Day Classes:
      Make an appointment to attend a New Student Advising and Registration session at www.middlesex.mass.edu or by calling 1-800-818-3434.
    • Five Easy Ways to Register for Evening, Weekend, and Online Classes:
    Web Log on to www.middlesex.mass.edu and click on MiddleNet – our online enrollment link
    Phone Call 1-800-818-3434 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Monday through Thursday, Friday until 6:30 p.m. (out of state call 978-656-3370)
    Fax A completed registration form to 978-656-3443
    Mail Your completed registration form to MCC Enrollment Management Center, 33 Kearney Square, Lowell, MA 01852-1987

Bedford campus: Student Information Center in the Enrollment Center (Building 9), Room 118
Lowell campus: Student Information Center in the City Building, 33 Kearney Square, Ground Floor

  1. Take Care of Business
    • Make arrangements to pay your tuition and fees — (see Cost of Attendance  for complete information) and also contact the Student Accounts office.
    • Ways to pay your bill include: The MCC payment plan, check, credit card or financial aid — (see Financial Aid  for complete information, including scholarship information).
    • Get your Student ID - Middlesex students can get a student identification (ID) card in the MCC Fitness Center, located on the ground floor of the Bedford Campus Center (Building 8), or in the Lowell Campus Student Lounge (45 Middle St.). Bring your student ID card to the library circulation desk and it will be validated for use as your library card. Show your student ID for discounts at local stores, restaurants, cinemas and public transportation stations.