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Admissions Application

Returning Students
If you have applied to MC or taken classes previously, you do not need to apply again. If you haven't taken any classes in the past four years, please complete the Student Reactivation Form.

Congratulations! You're making your first move toward achieving your goals at Montgomery College. Your MC education begins with the admissions process, and we’re here to help you along the way. If you have questions or need assistance, please visit Raptor Central or call 240-567-5000. 

You may apply online by clicking the button below. You will be taken to our application system and prompted to create an account. The application fee is waived until further notice.

If you want to take noncredit classes with Workforce Development and Continuing Education, follow the WDCE registration instructions.

If you require an alternative format of the admissions application due to a disability, please contact Raptor Central

If you are undecided as to which specific program will best suit your career or transfer needs, explore the Fields of Study (FOS)

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If any of the following conditions apply to you, do NOT apply online:

  • If you prefer, you may instead download the paper application (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)  .
  • If you want to take noncredit classes with Workforce Development and Continuing Education, follow the WDCE registration instructions.
  • If you are an international student, and/or not a US Citizen, and one or more of these apply to you: 1) You do not have a permanent address in the US; 2) you are interested in obtaining an I-20; 3) you are an F-1 or M-1 student or have an F-2 or M-2 visa, visit Resources for International Students for information on how to apply.


Be assured that your information is safe and secure at Montgomery College. Your security and individual privacy are among our top priorities. The College strives to protect the information that it collects and uses this information for College business purposes only. In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the College provides accommodations access to facilities, programs, activities, and services for qualified students with documented disabilities.


New students should make sure to apply and register for courses before the first day of classes. Below are some important upcoming dates and deadlines. 

Important Dates by Session/Semester

Spring 2024
  • Registration open now
  • January 22: Spring semester classes begin
  • February 5: 13-week classes begin
  • March 25: 7-week classes begin
  • May 17: Official end of spring semester
Summer 2024
  • Registration open now
  • May 28: Summer session I classes begin
  • June 24: Midsummer session classes begin
  • July 8: Summer session II classes begin
  • August 16: Official end of summer sessions
Fall 2024
Winter 2024/2025
  • Class schedule available for viewing for winter 2024: To be announced
  • Registration begins for winter 2024: To be announced
  • December 23: Winter session classes begin
  • January 24: Winter session classes end


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