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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.

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. (Videos en Español)

Contact a Recruiter


Fnu Nikita

I see myself as a dream facilitator, and my greatest joy is seeing students achieve their hopes and dreams. My goal is to guide freshman, transfer, and international students of all backgrounds and academic abilities to succeed in college and realize their full potential. I am an enthusiastic and dedicated college recruiter located at the Rockville Campus who will be by your side during every step of the college application process. I welcome and wish you all the best for your wonderful journey at MC.

HomeTown: Germantown, MD. Born in India
Education: BSC, MSC
Hobbies: Travelling and Listening to music.
Favorite thing about MC: The excellent standard of education, diversity, and its flexible academic environment.



Juan Serrano

“Anything is possible when you keep it in your mind and work hard towards it.” Those were the words of my grandmother. She knew I had a dream that no one else in the family possessed. I am a first-generation student who attended and graduated from college in my family. I always knew education was the pathway to success; therefore, I decided at an early age to earn a college degree. It’s a great pleasure for me to be able to guide and assist students in the journey of pursuing their college dreams at Montgomery College. As an MC alumnus, I aim to introduce the students to the college community, such as faculty members, supporting staff members, and student life. My greatest joy is to see students celebrate their education accomplishments here at MC, the best community college in Maryland, and to move forward to a four-year college or start their career. You can find me at the Rockville Campus, where my door will always be open for students needing assistance. 

HomeTown: Silver Spring/ Born in the Dominican Republic
Education: AA, BA.
Hobbies: Playing Volleyball
Favorite thing about MC: The diversity among students and the welcoming education, Yo hablo español.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring

Jimmy Nguyen

Being a first-generation American who came to the US at the age of fifteen, I realized that American exceptionalism and opportunities are available to all if you are willing to work hard for them. I have a passion for helping students achieving their educational goals because I truly believe in higher education and what it may bring to your future success and decision making. I hope to positively influence as many people as I possibly can in this wonderful journey at MC.

Hometown: Hyattsville, MD. Born in Saigon, Vietnam
Education: BSB, MBA, G/ACC
Hobbies: Online Gaming and Fishing
Favorite Things about MC: Its diversity and commitment to higher education for all.

Recruitment & College Access Manager

Camille Cauley

I know firsthand that Montgomery College is a resource for the family. As a parent with young children, I was grateful for the Youth Programs' wide variety of camps and classes for my girls to be involved in during the summer. In high school, they enrolled in Test Prep when they were in the college selection process. Our oldest is an MC alum and cried to go back to MC once she transferred. And our third is a current student. I even did the prerequisites I needed for my Master's program at Montgomery College! We had wonderful experiences with caring instructors who prepared us for what came next. Montgomery College can be that resource for your family too.

Hometown: Philadelphia PA
Education: BA, MPA
Hobbies: Gardening and Fishing
Favorite Things about MC: The diversity among students and faculty, variety of course offerings, and welcoming environment.

Upcoming Events

Adult & Returning Student Information Sessions

Oct. 18 & Dec. 6. Adult students: You belong here!

If you are an adult learner looking to return to school or start taking classes for the first time, join us for an upcoming information session to learn about MC! We're hosting virtual sessions to discuss our programs, flexible learning options, how to obtain credits from previous education, and student resources and support services specifically for our adult and returning students.
Tuesday, October 18 at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, December 6 at 6 p.m.

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*To request a reasonable accommodation, please email Camille Cauley at Requests should be made at least two weeks in advance of the event.

Enrollment Information Sessions

Nov. 14. Discover MC at an Enrollment Information Session!

Thinking about applying? Already applied and don't know what to do next? Just want to learn more about what MC has to offer? Join us for an Enrollment Information Session to learn about what MC offers, the benefits of being a student here, and how we can support you every step of the way. Each event lasts approximately 60 minutes.

Tuesday, November 14 at 6 p.m.

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*To request a reasonable accommodation, please email Camille Cauley at Requests should be made at least two weeks in advance of the event.

New Student Enrollment Information (Virtual) Walk-In Hours 

Ongoing. Join our virtual walk-in hours to get one-on-one assistance with your enrollment questions.

New Student Enrollment Information (Virtual) Walk-In Hours (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)
Thursdays: 5–7 p.m. 

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*To request a reasonable accommodation, please email Camille Cauley at Requests should be made at least two weeks in advance of the event.

Recorded Events

Business Program Virtual Open House

Learn about MC’s highly-ranked Business program from faculty, alumni, and current students from our recent virtual open house.

Areas covered include:

  • Degree, certificate, and course offerings that set MC apart from other schools.
  • MC’s leading faculty professionals and their areas of expertise.
  • Career outlooks and how MC can help you reach your goals.
  • MC’s seamless transfer process to four-year schools, where our students are transferring, and how they are performing at those institutions.
  • Dual enrollment opportunities where high school students can take classes at MC while still in high school.
  • Current students will share what they like most about their time at the College and alumni will discuss how MC set them on a path for success.

Montgomery College is ranked:

  • A Top Degree Producer by Diverse Issues in Higher Education (2022).
  • #7 Best Community College in the US by WalletHub (2022).
Computer Science Program Virtual Open House

Learn about MC’s highly-ranked Computer Science Program from faculty, alumni, and current students.

Montgomery College is ranked:

  • #1 in Best Online Associate in Computer Science Program Offerings by (2022).
  • A Top Degree Producer by Diverse Issues in Higher Education (2022).
  • #7 Best Community College in the US  by WalletHub (2022).
Financial Aid Night

Want to learn how to save money for college? Watch to learn all the different ways to receive financial aid and scholarships at MC.

Programas de Ayuda Financiera Estudiantil 
International Student Admissions Webinar

Now is the time to ask! International students and families, we invite you to the International Students Admissions webinar. Attend the webinar to learn about the following:

  • Benefits of attending Montgomery College
  • The admissions process for students seeking a student visa
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Guided Placement
  • Academic advising and planning for a successful college experience

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