is our number one priority

Pursuing an education can change a student’s life in ways they could never imagine.  In addition to obtaining a certificate or degree, our MCC students gain the knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce or transfer to a college or university. Our faculty instruct students in a way that allows them to learn how to learn, engage in critical thinking, and teach content students need to succeed. By coming to MCC students are investing in their future, and we are dedicated to helping them on their journey.


throughout the years

Since MCC's establishment we have focused on continually innovating and enhancing our instruction and services. Whether it’s revising our student service processes, developing and offering accredited online degrees and certificates, or renovating buildings with the latest technology, our first goal is student success. To facilitate this success our objective is to continue improving so we can better assist students in reaching their goals. Click below to see some of the highlights of our achievements over the years.


leading the way to success in our local and global community

MCC is the largest of the ten colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD). While each college has a unique and recognizable role within its own community, the ten colleges also have a shared foundation in the vision and mission of the District.

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on construction of our new buildings

It has been over 50 years since MCC first opened with three buildings and two houses on ¾ of an acre surrounded by the expanse of undeveloped Mesa. Today MCC has two campuses and multiple locations and we continue to strive to improve, making our campuses more inviting, updating technology, and providing top-notch facilities. Click one of the tabs below to view some of our most recent improvements to our campuses.

Performing Arts Center

MCC Performing Arts Center

The Performing Arts Center is a multi-purpose facility designed to accommodate the wide range of performances of MCC’s talented music, dance, and theatre programs. Re-imagined to fit the needs of MCC, the large theatre holds 462 seats, performance classrooms, music practice rooms, faculty offices, and the scene shop.

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Art Gallery

Art has a new home

The Art Gallery is the crowning glory of the Visual Arts at MCC. It showcases a variety of student and faculty work using art, ceramic, photography, and electronic media. The building also houses a learning lab and a shaded area for outdoor artwork.

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Enrollment Center

The new one-stop shop to enroll

The Enrollment Center houses all Enrollment Services in one location. Providing a one-stop Enrollment location where students can access financial aid, advising, registration, and more make the enrollment process easier for students.

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Kirk Student Center

Introducing a new area for students

The Kirk Student Center was remodeled to host a plethora of Student Services meant to aid the efforts of supporting retention and student success. The building also has a student lounge area, providing a comfortable place for students to congregate in between classes.


to enhance communication and organizational success

Institutional Advancement

The Office of Institutional Advancement – or IA, as we call ourselves – promotes educational opportunities at MCC, enhances the image of the college, and connects us to our communities through communication. In other words, we’re the official voice and face of MCC.

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Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness enhances student success by analyzing gathered institutional research and using it to benefit the college and its students. Such research allows us to make well-informed decisions to ensure MCC continues to improve upon and provide efficient, quality education.

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