Future Students

Future Students

Welcome to Montgomery College

We've laid out all the steps you need to follow to become an MC student. Click the button below for details on each step of the process, or see the Raptor Reference card (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) for an easy-to-follow checklist. You might also be interested in special audience pages for adult learners, or for parents and families.

Get Started


Not ready to apply yet? Find more information below or fill out our information request form and we'll be in touch soon. 


Find information sessions and recruiting events on each campus. 

Welcome Centers

Visit a Welcome Center on any campus for in-person guidance. 

Campus Tours

Take an in-person or virtual tour of any of our three beautiful campuses. 


How-To Videos: Getting Started at MC

Watch our series of helpful how-to videos for everything you need to know to become a student at Montgomery College. 

Complete the MC Admissions Application
How to Access Your MyMC Portal
How to Complete the MC Orientations and Schedule a Counseling Appointment
Understanding How to Pay for College

Contact a Recruiter

Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Important Dates
  • April 8, 2019: Course offerings published online (viewing only)
  • April 22, 2019: Priority registration opens
  • April 29, 2019: General registration opens
  • September 3, 2019: Fall semester classes begin
  • September 30, 2019: Course offerings published online (viewing only)
  • October 14, 2019: Registration opens
  • December 23, 2019: Online-only classes begin
  • January 6, 2020: Campus-based and short-session online classes begin
  • October 14, 2019: Course offerings published online (viewing only)
  • October 28, 2019: Priority registration opens
  • November 4, 2019: General registration opens
  • January 27, 2020: Classes begin

More Registration Dates and Announcements