Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Do not come to campus unless you are essential MCC staff, have an appointment, or are attending an in-person class. The same class formats/learning modes that were offered in Fall 2020 will continue for Spring 2021.

All MCC employees and students who are planning to be on campus for Spring 2021 are required to complete an acknowledgment form in accordance with MCC COVID-19 return to campus policy.

All Student Services, such as admissions, academic advising, testing, and financial aid advising, are available virtually through online, chat, and phone resources. For a complete list of services click on Virtual Student Services.

MCC and all other Maricopa Community Colleges have canceled in-person student activities and events until otherwise notified. All indoor sports and cross-country for the 2020-21 athletic season have also been canceled. Currently, other outdoor sports are scheduled to begin no earlier than February 1, 2021. Click here for updates on athletics.

The MCC bookstore is open for online orders only. For bookstore questions contact staff during regular business hours.

*MCC serves as a COVID testing drive-thru location. Those wishing to be tested should visit to schedule a date and time. FULL DETAILS

Arizona cases continue to increase and health experts report that the state is experiencing a surge. As the situation evolves, updates are made available from the Maricopa County Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As part of its continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Public Health is working diligently to prepare for the distribution and administration of COVID-19 vaccines in Maricopa County once they become available.

Mesa Community College is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our students, staff, and community members. MCC, which is one of the 10 colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District, is working with federal, state, and District partners to monitor the COVID-19 situation and the recommended protocols to prevent the spread.

There are things you can do to remain vigilant against COVID-19. Please continue to follow all public health protocols, including wearing a face covering and practicing social distancing.

This page is not intended to be all-encompassing and should not be considered medical or legal advice. In all instances, you should consult with a relevant expert for guidance specific to your circumstances. Below you will find links from the Arizona Department of Health Services with more information pertaining to the following: safety protocols, the most current stats in Arizona, testing locations around the state, and information regarding the COVID-19 vaccination.

Stay Safe

Safety protocols if feeling ill.

Current AZ Stats

View the current numbers across Arizona.

Testing Locations

See where the nearest location is to you.

COVID-19 Vaccine

Learn more about the vaccine phased approach.

MCC welcomes you to the Spring Semester

Welcome to Spring 2021 at Mesa Community College. As we enter the new year, we look forward to helping you achieve your educational and career goals. In responding to COVID-19, our priorities are focused on the health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, and members of the community. Protocols are currently in place, based on the most up-to-date scientific and public health guidelines. We are committed to proactively communicating any changes to your classes or required procedures as they arise.

MCC campuses are currently only open to employees, students attending in-person classes, and those who have appointments.

Anyone on campus is required to:

  • Wear a face cover or mask
  • Display a college ID badge or have a photo ID available
  • Maintain recommended physical distancing of 6 feet or more where possible
  • Monitor your health before coming to campus
  • If you are not feeling well, notify your instructor or campus contact and stay home.
  • Do not touch your nose or mouth, and if you do, wash your hands or use hand sanitizer right away.

Masks or face coverings are requiredstudent wearing a mask

Mesa Community College requires that everyone wears a mask or face covering on campus. Fill out this form to receive free masks from the state of Arizona. If you are unable to wear a mask, please request an exception before you come to campus. For religious accommodations, click here and follow up with the MCC Dean of Students at For health accommodations, contact the MCC Disability Resources and Services Office by emailing or calling 480-461-7447. DRS also provides real-time assistance via the Cranium Cafe. Failure to follow required health and safety protocols may violate the Student Conduct Code AR 2.5.2

MCC Class Formats for Spring 2021

Spring classes begin on January 16, 2021. Explore all the ways to take classes from online variations to on campus.

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Returning to Campus

Specific procedures, acknowledgments, and training are required before students and employees can return to our campuses. Use the links below for more information.


Students are required to complete an online acknowledgment before returning to campus.

For Students

All employees are required to complete Return to Workplace Training. Access this training and other materials below.

For Employees

Registering for Spring 2021

Get quick access to resources using the options below.


Have a question? We’ve got answers! Use the button below to chat online with MCC staff.


Virtual Student Services

We've gone virtual to keep you safe. Services available online include financial aid, testing, paying for college, transcript requests, and more!

Virtual Student Services

New to MCC?

If this is your first time enrolling in college, let MCC get you started!

Apply for Admissions

Continuing with MCC?

If you have attended MCC within the past 3 semesters, note that we offer new online and on campus class formats since the fall.

Find out more from your academic advisor.

Academic Advisement

Has it been awhile?

If you are a transfer student new to MCC or have not attended MCC within the past three semesters,
a lot has changed.

Complete or update your admissions application and plan to speak to an Academic Advisor for guidance with your schedule.

Apply for Admissions

Still in High School?

MCC welcomes all students! If you are still in high school, part of our home school community, or under the age of 18, you'll want to check out our exciting Early College opportunities!

Early College Programs

Virtual Student Resources

Student on computer in a online meeting

Mesa Community College's Enrollment Services staff is committed to providing our Thunderbirds with the virtual support they need to enroll for college.

All of Mesa’s team members are diligently working remotely and are committed to providing our student's services via chat, phone, or email during regular business hours. In order to protect the safety of our students, staff, and the community, our on-campus offices are only open for appointments at this time.

We appreciate your patience and understanding, and we look forward to welcoming you to our offices when a safe "normal" returns.

Financial Aid

FAFSA, scholarships, grants, and loans – we'll help you pay for college.

Cashier Services

Online assistance from Student Business Services for things like payment options and the tuition payment plan.


The Learning Enhancement Center continues tutoring students during the suspension of in-person classes.

Email Communications and Updates

For Students

For Employees