Dates & Deadlines

Contact Study Abroad

Yvonne Schmidt
Study Abroad Coordinator

Southern & Dobson

Building: NU 6
P: 480-461-7870 | F: 480-461-7139


Fall & Spring Semesters:
Mon-Fri: 8 am - 5 pm
Closed Sat and Sun

Summer Semester:
Mon-Thu: 7 am - 6 pm
Closed Fri, Sat and Sun

Apply to a Program

Application Deadline: March 20, 2015

Space is limited, so apply early to reserve your place! Late applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Your first step is to complete the online application (coming soon!).

You should expect to hear back from your faculty Program Director within 2 weeks of submission.

Deposits & Payments

Deposit Due Date: Upon acceptance to program

After acceptance, a $250 deposit (applied to the program fee) is required to secure your place in a study abroad program. Please visit Cashier Services or call 480.461.7400 to make payment.  Check with the specific Program Director for details. The $250 deposit is non-refundable after the program fee payment deadline of March 20, 2015.

Program Fee Due Date:  Friday, March 20, 2015.

Download the helpful guide: How to Pay for Study Abroad.

Paying Program Fees & Tuition: CURRENT MCC Students

Payments can be made to MCC Cashier Services after signing the program Conditions of Participation form (available from Program Director or IE Office) acknowledging payment deadlines & refund policy.

BY PHONE at 480.461.7400 (press 3) with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express

IN PERSON at the Cashiers Office at the Southern & Dobson and Red Mountain campuses by cash, check, money order, or debit/credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express)

ONLINE (after program fee is posted) at:

BY MAIL with check made payable to:

Mesa Community College
Attention: Cashier Services
1833 W. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ  85202
Make sure to denote program and list student ID on check.

Paying Program Fees: NEW MCC Students

You must apply or reapply for admission by completing a Student Information Form available online at at the New Student Center.

You may also apply by calling Student Services at 480.461.7700 (press 1) or following the steps here.

After admission, pay program fees and tuition to Cashier Services (using the methods above) according to the deadlines listed on your program website.  You may make monthly payments toward your program fee.  Call Cashier Services at 480.461.7400 for more information.

If you are an in-state student, you must submit a Student Declaration of Citizenship or Status form in order to avoid being charged out-of-state tuition.  If you are enrolled at another MCCCD college, ensure that MCC has required residency documents on file by calling Admissions & Records

Tuition Due Date: Listed in Student Center

Tuition is paid separately from program fees and can be paid online or at Cashier Services when registration begins for the Summer semester.

Mandatory Orientation Session

Mandatory pre-departure orientation for all programs:  April 11, 2015 from 9 am - 2 pm

Location:  LB145 in the Paul A. Elsner Library

Some programs may require additional meetings. Be sure your email contact information is current in and with your Program Director

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1, 2015

Students can apply online HERE for MCC Study Abroad Merit-based or Need-based Scholarships. If applying for a needs-based scholarship, your FAFSA should be filed at least 30 days prior to the deadline. Awards will be announced in mid-March, 2015.


This is your most important travel document!  Be sure to allow at least 6 weeks of processing time for first time applicants and renewals. Visit the U.S. Department of State Students Abroad website for current fees and processing times.