News from Montgomery College

900 Hungerford Drive, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20850 

Date: November 26, 2003 (03-93)
Contacts: Steve Simon, 240-567-7952; Elizabeth Homan, 240-567-7970

Time to Register for Spring Classes at Montgomery College
Semester Begins January 26; Phone, Web, On-Site Registration Available

            Are you looking to earn a college degree?  Do you want to want to improve your job skills?  Or, do you finally have the time to take a class for personal enrichment or just for fun?  Now is the time to register for classes at Montgomery College.  With the spring 2004 semester beginning January 26, registration is already underway on the web and by telephoneOn-site registration will begin on Monday, Dec. 1.  Students are encouraged to register early to get their best choice of classes. 

Montgomery College – Maryland’s oldest and largest community college – offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs at its three campuses – Rockville, Germantown, and Takoma Park.  Through day, night, and Saturday classes – as well as through online courses and other distance learning options – students can earn an associate’s degree, receive credits for transfer to a four-year college or university, enhance their job skills, or prepare for a new profession.

To accommodate student schedules, Montgomery College is holding a special Saturday registration at the Rockville Campus on January 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  During those hours, the Rockville Campus’ advising, cashier, financial aid, admissions and registration offices will be open.  Another Saturday registration will be held on January 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at all three Montgomery College campuses – Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park.

Before registering for classes, first-time students must submit an admissions application.  First-time students are encouraged to submit their applications by January 5 to be assured of being able to complete all testing and advising services necessary for registration.  Individuals are eligible to attend Montgomery College if they have graduated from a secondary school, have earned a GED, or are in high school and have met early placement requirements.

To register for credit classes via the web, visit: www.montgomerycollege.edu. For phone registration, call 240-567-8000.

To meet the needs of the community, Montgomery College also offers hundreds of non-credit courses and off-campus credit courses through its Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division. These courses are offered at a wide variety of locations around the county. Continuing education course schedules may be picked up at the College’s campuses and in Montgomery County libraries.  To request a continuing education schedule or for more information on Workforce Development and Continuing Education, please contact 240-567-5188. Or, log on to www.montgomerycollege.edu and click on Continuing Education.

For more information about Montgomery College, call 240-567-5000 or visit www.montgomerycollege.edu.

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