Eligible Attendees can enter a drawing to win one of five

$250 Scholarships*the night of the event

Or apply for one of the twelve

$500 Scholarships**

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Southern and Dobson Campus

Event Tent, northeast side of campus

1833 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85202

Directions to Campus

Thursday, March 27, 2014
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Red Mountain Campus

Mesquite Building, Community Room

7110 East McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ 85207

Directions to Campus

You're Invited to Our Open House

An education beyond high school is essential in order to be competitive in today’s workforce.

At MCC we are committed to helping our students succeed and complete their programs of study. We offer more than 180 certificates and degrees. Our faculty are committed to teaching and learning; they hold advanced degrees and professional credentials that ensure that our students are exposed to the expertise they will need to be competitive in their chosen career paths.

Top Reasons to Attend MCC

Incredibly Affordable

Average annual tuition for a full time student taking 30 credit hours is nearly 75% less compared to other Arizona state colleges and universities. (Arizona Board of Regents statistics)

Nationally Recognized

Ranked as one of the top 100 community colleges among the 1,200 institutions in the nation by Community College Week.

Student Success

3.09 – Average first year GPA of MCC students who transfer to an Arizona University. (Office of Research & Planning ASSIST 2008 Database)

Civic Engagement

Named for multiple years to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a school can achieve for its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement.

Highly Regarded Faculty

98.5% of students said they were satisfied/very satisfied with the quality of instruction at MCC.

More than 200 Programs, Degrees,
& Certificates

Students can choose from a wide range of program options suited to their learning needs: prepare to transfer to a university, start a career, upgrade skills needed for the workplace, or pursue personal interests.

Online Degrees & Certificates

Turn the coffee house, a park, or your living room into your classroom. MCC eLearning classes offer students incredible convenience. It’s flexibility for those on the go. We also have over 20 degrees and certificates you can earn 100% online.

Free Student Resources

MCC offers free parking, admissions, testing, financial aid services, academic advising, career planning, tutoring, and personal counseling.

During the Open House meet faculty and ask questions about their programs and classes, learn how to earn college credit while still in high school through our Early College and inquire about our Honors and Americorps programs both of which offer scholarship opportunities.

Financial Aid

Applying for financial aid may seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. During this session we will help you discover various financial aid resources. Find out how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To apply for financial aid, please bring your 2012 tax information. https://www.mesacc.edu/financial-aid


Gain a greater understanding of scholarships and how to apply for one. Learn where to find available scholarships, when a scholarship is right and the best practices to apply to increase the chance of receiving a scholarship. http://www.mesacc.edu/financial-aid/types-aid/scholarships

Steps to Enroll

Learn the steps to a successful enrollment experience during this session. Find out how to complete the Student Information Form application and how to set up your my.maricopa.edu student account. We will also talk about placement tests, benefits of meeting with an Academic Advisor, registering for classes, and more. http://www.mesacc.edu/checklists/new-student

Transfer Basics

Starting your college education at MCC can prepare you to transfer to a four-year university and can save you money. By attending this session you will learn about transfer degree programs available with ASU, NAU, and other universities in the state. Call 480-461-7400 or visit http://www.mesacc.edu/transfer for more information.

Career & Technical Education

Whether you want to further your career or specialize in a new and growing field, we offer solutions that can put you to work right away. Mesa Community College is committed to providing programs designed to develop the skills that today’s employer’s value.

The Honors Program

The MCC Honors Program is dedicated to helping you reach your highest potential. We offer a rigorous multi-disciplinary curriculum that emphasizes active, small-group learning supported by related extra-curricular activities. Learn directly from honor students how the Honors Department can you help you fulfill your academic goals.

Download Our Open House Flyer

Want a copy of our Open House flyer that you can print out? Click here to get the PDF.

Have any Questions?

If you have any questions about the open house events, please feel free to call our Outreach and Recruitment office at 480-461-6392.

* Eligibility Requirements for the $250 scholarship, recipient must:

  • Must be an Arizona resident or have lawful immigration status as determined by Maricopa Community Colleges District.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours
  • Must be enrolled by August 4, 2014 (NO EXCEPTION).
  • Must maintain a 2.0 Cumulative GPA (if continuing student)
  • Limit one $250 scholarship per family

** Eligibility Requirements for the $500 Scholarship, recipient must:

  • Must have completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2014-2015.
  • Must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA.
  • Must complete and submit application
  • Must be an Arizona resident or have lawful immigration status as determined by Maricopa Community Colleges District.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours
  • Must be enrolled by August 4, 2014 (NO EXCEPTION).
  • Must maintain a 2.0 Cumulative GPA (if continuing student)
  • Limit one $500 scholarship per family

Submit the completed scholarship application during the Open House event at the registration table, OR before 5pm on Friday, March 28, 2014 at Enrollment Services.