Become a Part-Time Student

If you've previously submitted an application to MCC, you do not need to re-apply. Call Admissions at (815) 455-8530 to verify your status if you have questions.

If you've previously taken credit courses at MCC, contact Advising at (815) 479-7565 for assistance.

If you've never attended MCC before…

  1. Complete and submit your application online ($15 fee)
  2. Contact a recruiter at (815) 479-7732 or with questions about classes or assistance with the application process
  3. If the course(s) you wish to register for require(s) prerequisites, send official transcripts (high school or college) to the MCC Advising and Transfer Center. You must prove you meet the course prerequisite(s) before you can register
  4. Take placement tests if necessary
  5. Complete New Student Orientation online.
    • Part-time students can also attend an in-person orientation if they would like a more in-depth review of getting started at MCC.
    • Complete the online orientation to find the link to register for the in-person orientation.
  6. Schedule an appointment with an Academic Advisor if you need assistance registering for classes
  7. Register for classes online, or in person in Registration
  8. Pay your tuition and fees online or in person in Registration
  9. Buy books and supplies

If you have questions, meet with advising. Appointments are recommended but walk-ins are welcome.

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