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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 Disability Support Services

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

Fall Semester 2021
  • April 19, 2021: Course offerings published online.
  • April 26, 2021: Priority registration opens.
  • May 3, 2021: General registration opens.
  • August 30, 2021: Full term (15-week) classes and first half of term (7-week) classes begin.
  • September 13, 2021: Late starting (13-week) classes begin.
  • October 27, 2021: Second half of term (7-week) classes begin.
Winter Session 2021
  • September 27, 2021: Course offerings published online.
  • October 11, 2021: Registration opens.
  • December 20, 2021: Online-only classes begin.
  • January 3, 2022: Campus-based and short-session online classes begin.
Spring Semester 2022
  • October 11, 2021: Course offerings published online.
  • October 25, 2021: Priority registration opens.
  • November 1, 2021: General registration opens.
  • January 24, 2022: Classes begin.

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