Getting Started: How to Apply and Register

What follows are the easy steps that will take you inside your first MC class. Note that these steps are for credit enrollment. (For noncredit (WD&CE) classes, you DO NOT need to follow the steps below: you just select your classes, then register and pay.)

Enrollment Process for Credit Classes
Step One: Apply

Complete the admissions application.

REQUIRED

  • Apply for admission.
  • Submit an official high school transcript to Admissions Office after graduation.

General admission to Montgomery College is open to anyone who has either graduated from an accredited high school, satisfactorily completed the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) examination, or is at least 16 years of age and has graduated or left secondary school. Standardized test scores (e.g., SAT, ACT) are not required for admission but may be used to determine your course placement. 

OPTIONAL

 
Step Two: Activate Your Account and Determine Placement

Check for your MC email to log in to MyMC and claim your account. Then check whether you need to take placement test.

Step Two: ActivateREQUIRED

  • Claim your MyMC account:  Go to MyMC and click on "Claim Your Account." You will be prompted to enter your MC Student ID along with your M# (nine characters including the M).
  • Determine if you need to take placement tests. You may take the ACCUPLACER or the ACCUPLACER ESL test, or you may be exempt.
Step Three: Complete Your Orientation and Schedule Appointment with an Advisor

Complete orientation and counseling. 

Step Three: CompleteREQUIRED

Step Four: Register for Classes and Pay

Register for your classes and be sure to submit your payment on time. 

Step Four: AchieveREQUIRED

Now, let’s prepare for the semester:

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