A Sense of Community
Here’s a simple truth: the more involved you are at MCC, the more exciting, rewarding and successful your college experience will be. Don’t underestimate the value of joining campus clubs, associations, student government and activities. With dozens of organizations and events to choose from on our Southern & Dobson and Red Mountain campuses, you’ll find opportunities to meet new people, explore innovative ideas, give back to the community and network for your next career.
According to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE Studies), student success is directly linked to involvement in campus activities.
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Our alumni share why attending MCC is such a great investment and how easy the college makes it for those fitting classes into busy lives – especially adult learners returning to higher education.
Join the Club, Team, Cast or Dance
Do something fun, exciting and meaningful. Get involved with students in a common effort. It can be for an important cause, to learn something new or to give back to others. Students who join clubs or team or artistic endeavors feel more connected to the college and find higher rates of success. And they make networking contacts for the future.
Southern & Dobson Clubs
Red Mountain Clubs
The MCC Thunderbirds have won 18 national championships in eight different sports, either won or shared 152 conference and region titles and boast athletes who go on to major university and professional teams. MCC athletes have won All-America recognition an incredible 449 times. We have some of the most highly regarded and awarded coaching staffs in Arizona. Go Thunderbirds!
The MCC Thunderbirds
Immerse Yourself in the Arts
Our Dance, Music, and Theatre performances captivate audiences, win kudos from critics and give performers the experience of a lifetime. Seasoned instructors provide students the insight and inspiration to master new skills and grow personally as well as professionally. Performances are well attended and entertaining for all!
Get Involved at MCC
Enjoy the immediate and lifelong benefits of a full collegiate experience at MCC. Studies show the more involved students are, the more successful they are. Savor this opportunity to expand your horizons, make new friends, network with potential employers and, maybe, find your life’s passion.
Student Life and Leadership
Learn what it takes to be an effective leader. Experience workshops, conferences and organizations that help refine skills as you make meaningful contributions in areas you find interesting and important.Student Life Leadership
Raise the Bar
Challenge yourself to achieve your best in academic studies. Join our Honors Program and be a part of an active, focused learning group supported by enriching extracurricular activities.Honors
Whether dedicated to exemplary performance in a specific field of study or general academic achievement, honor societies offer a chance to grow as a scholar as well as cultivate a network of like-minded students across the nation.Phi Theta Kappa Psi Beta Sigma Chi Eta
Learn in a Different Country
Study Abroad programs are exciting and life changing. Visit interesting places, meet fascinating people, see amazing sights and experience personal growth – all while engaging in an educational experience that will stay with you for the rest of your life!Study Abroad
American Indian Institute
Our American Indian Institute welcomes members of Arizona tribes as well as those with shared indigenous heritage from throughout the country. With an awareness of native customs and culture, the center serves as resource to minimize the emotional and social distance experienced when students leave their home communities.American Indian Institute
MCC Veteran Services offer administrative, personal and academic support. Relax and study in the veterans’ lounge, while you make friends with those who share your experiences of serving our nation. Join our chapter of Student Veterans of America for camaraderie and community volunteer opportunities.Veteran Services
Cheering on our top-ranked athletic teams is a great way to unwind and meet other sports fans. All home games are free with student ID. Follow the Thunderbirds on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, live streaming or in person.Learn More
Behind the Scenes
Volunteer your skills and creativity to become part of acclaimed MCC theatrical and music productions. Set building and costume design are just a few of the ways to get involved and be part of the excitement.Theatre Arts
Come explore opportunities to become the person you aspire to be. Academic advising and individual guidance help under-represented and culturally diverse populations thrive. The Bridging Cultural Tour, cultural workshops, Minority Female Initiative and Minority Male Initiative are among the activities benefitting all MCC and the surrounding communities.Multicultural Affairs
Study in Groups and With Tutors
Don’t go it alone. Studying with others brings different understandings of the subject matter and maybe some fun. Ask classmates to meet weekly in library study rooms or go to the Learning Enhancement Center for free one-on-one or group tutoring.Tutoring
Chill on Campus
Make time before and after class to kick back with friends to relax and feel part of the collegiate beat. MCC offers a multitude of gathering places, like the dynamic food and social scene in the student center and seating throughout campus, including soft lawns, comfy benches and umbrella tables with recharging stations.
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Are you a new student looking for the Enrollment Center at Southern and Dobson? Turn in off of Southern Ave. by the sign that says, "Stadium Way." The center is a one-stop shop that offers registration, advising, cashiers and financial aid. https://t.co/fGCB72Mk0R https://t.co/dKgts6cFVQ
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Whether your goal is to complete a degree, transfer to a university, earn a certificate, enhance your career, or take classes for personal growth, we can help you get started. Our Enrollment Steps take you on the path you need to follow for success.