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.

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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.

Raptor Central

Visit a Raptor Central 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


Enrollment Information (Virtual) Walk-In Hours  (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

September 22, 2020 – January 29, 2021 (no hours September 29, 2020)
Tuesdays:  10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Wednesdays: 1–4 p.m.
Thursdays: 5–7 p.m.

  • Join us via zoomnew window!
    • Meeting ID: 985 4774  6053
    • Password:  Raptor

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

Past Events

Raptor Chat: Paying for College (A webinar on payment options)

A discussion about:

  • Cost of attendance
  • Financial aid & scholarships
  • Payment options & deadlines
Paying for College

Raptor Chat: Why MC? (A webinar on benefits of attending MC)

A discussion about:

  • The benefits of attending Montgomery College
  • Navigating the MC website to locate resources
  • Steps to enroll
  • Where to find and complete the MC application

Raptor Chat: ¿Por qué elegir MC?

Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre::

  • Como puede obtener créditos universitarios para obtener un certificado o una carrera universitaria en Montgomery College
  • Como puede ahorrar hasta un 50% en costos de matrícula en comparación con las universidades públicas de cuatro años.
  • Con tres recintos y una amplia selección de cursos en línea, ofrecemos flexibilidad y conveniencia.
  • Conozca los servicios disponibles para ayudar a nuestros estudiantes a tener éxito
  • Los pasos para matricularse en Montgomery College

Raptor Chat: MC – USG Pathway

A discussion about:

  • A local option for bachelor’s degree completion
  • How you can save $50k+ on your 4-year degree
  • Next steps for students and families
  • Common misconceptions about transferring (debunked)

Also, hear from students who have completed the MC-USG Pathway.

Facebook LIVE FAQ

Join us for an FAQ session about the upcoming fall semester at this free Facebook event.
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Important Dates

Most fall classes and all winter classes are fully online.

Fall Semester 2020
  • May 11, 2020: Fall course offerings published online for viewing only.
  • May 18, 2020: Fall registration opens.
  • August 31, 2020: Fall classes begin.
  • September 8 through October 21, 2020: Late-starting classes begin.
  • December 20, 2020: Official end of fall semester.
Winter Session 2020-2021
  • October 5, 2020: Winter course offerings published online for viewing only.
  • October 19, 2020: Winter registration opens.
  • December 21, 2020: Winter classes begin (all online).
Spring Semester 2021
  • October 19, 2020: Spring course offerings published online for viewing only.
  • November 2, 2020: Spring priority registration opens.
  • November 9, 2020: Spring general registration opens.
  • January 25, 2021: Spring classes begin.