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Raptor Central

We're Here to Help with Admissions, Enrollment, and Visitor Services
Raptor walking outside on Germantown Campus

Raptor Central (formerly known as the Welcome Center) is your one-stop shop for admissions, enrollment, and visitor services at Montgomery College.  

Raptor Central is operating remotely until further notice, assisting current and prospective students who call 240-567-5000 or who complete the Raptor Central Online Request Formnew window. Regular phone hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

What Can You Do at Raptor Central?

Raptor Central assists prospective and current students with services previously offered in Welcome Centers, along with additional services, including: 

  • Providing general information to all students (prospective and current)
  • Processing admissions applications (online, in person, and international)
  • Helping with enrollment, class registration, and MyMC
  • Helping with financial aid/FAFSA (taking and imaging forms)
  • Assisting with website issues and navigation
  • Conducting group tours
  • Guidance on holds and increasing credit hours
  • Processing walk-in transcript requests
  • Updating test scores
  • Processing Permission to Enroll forms
  • Processing walk-in enrollment verifications

Raptor Central Remote Service Options

Raptor Central Phone Hours

Special phone hours:

  • Friday, May 21st, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Raptor Central regular phone hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Walk-in services at Raptor Central campus locations are suspended until further notice. Remotely, we will continue to assist you with services such as general information, admissions applications, enrollment support, Permission to Enroll forms, receiving high school transcripts, test scores, and more.

  • Contact us by phone: 240-567-5000.
  • Visit us via Zoom! You can launch Raptor Central Virtual Office Hours during the following hours:
    • Regular Raptor Central Zoom session hours:
      • Tuesdays: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
      • Thursdays: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Special Zoom session hours:
      • Monday, April 26th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
      • Monday, May 3rd, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Contact us by by completing the Raptor Central Online Request Formnew window. Staff will process requests Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can expect a response within 3-5 business days, based on the complexity of the request.

For answers to the most commonly asked questions, see the Student FAQs.  


Student Affairs and Science (SA) Building, Lobby
Germantown Campus Map
Virtual Tour: SA Buildingnew window


Long Nguyen and Kimmy Duong Student Svcs. Ctr., SV 102
Rockville Campus Map

Takoma Park/Silver Spring

Student Services Building (ST), Room 123
TP/SS Campus Map

We encourage students to contact Raptor Central first if they have questions or need assistance. Students may be referred to the Office of Records and Registration (formerly called the Office of Enrollment Services) for services such as transcript evaluation, course scheduling, registration, graduation certification, veteran certification, and tuition/residency appeals. 

Campus Tours

Virtual Tour
Guided Tours 

In-person guided tours are available on all three of our campuses.

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