MCC Palooza a.k.a. MCC New-Student Convocation and Opening Day

Every fall, MCC hosts a New-Student Convocation - a must-attend, opening day event opportunity for you to:

  • Meet other MCC students and create new connections
  • Get to know your MCC faculty and staff
  • Sign up for student activities BEFORE the fall semester begins
  • Enjoy a FREE welcome picnic and fun activities with other students
  • Receive FREE MCC swag
  • Get chances to win an MCC Bookstore gift card
  • Plus, a special giveaway at the Resource Fair for a laptop!

  • And more…

Schedule of Events

9 to 9:30 a.m.

Check in – Meet and greet with faculty and staff

9:30 to 10 a.m.

Student Engagement

10 to 11:25 a.m.

Resource Fair

11:30 to noon


noon to 1 p.m.


1 to 1:45 p.m.

Scavenger Hunt

1:45 to 2 p.m.

Wrap up/Final Drawing

Register today

  1. Keep this webpage open so you can refer to these instructions and log on to myMCC using the username and password that MCC emailed to you.
  2. Once you've logged on, click on Students Menu under My Toolbox.
  3. Select Registration and then Course: Search | Select | Register | Drop and then Search and/or Select Credit Sections .
  4. Type "NMC-C01-001" in the text box.
  5. Leave all other areas blank and click Search.
  6. Select NMC-C01-001.
  7. Click Add to Preferred List.
  8. Select the View Your Preferred List link at the bottom of the page.
  9. When you see the Convocation course in your Preferred List, click on the Action drop-down menu in front of the course and select Register.
  10. Click on the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the preferred sections list to register for New Student Convocation. A screen will appear informing you that you have registered for New Student Convocation.

If you're unable to register online, please contact the Registration office directly at (815) 455-8588 to finalize your registration.