Resources for Future and Current Students

Helpful Resources for Students

Below you will find a list of helpful student resources that are available to you. If you are looking for additional resources not listed on this page, we recommend visiting the Current Students page.

Week 1

Getting Started

Are you feeling overwhelmed with all the hustle and bustle of the first week of classes? We are here to help you get started. The links below show you where you can get books, a student ID, software and where to go to get information about campus activities.

Week 2

Semester Planning

For you to have a successful start to your semester, we suggest you create a calendar to record your schedule, important dates, and study time. You can also benefit from additional resource links such as veterans’ services, disability resources, honors, counseling and career resources.

Plan to succeed, prioritize your time and stay informed.

Week 3

Get Involved/Engaged

Research shows if you are engaged in clubs and activities your will be more successful. This week’s message provides links to clubs and campus organizations, sporting and arts events, volunteering and student engagement opportunities.

Week 4

Manage Your Time/Organize

Week 5

Don’t Stress/Stop Before You Drop

Around this time you may start to feel overwhelmed with your classes and life in general. We encourage you to talk to an advisor, faculty or counselor rather than just drop a class. Withdrawing might impact your future financial aid. Tutoring is available as well as resources for food, shelter and healthcare if you need it, but don’t want to ask.

  • Seek free tutoring. Learning Enhancement Center –
  • Looking for assistance with food, shelter or healthcare?
    • Mesa Market (on-campus pantry)
    • First Wednesdays - We Care Wednesdays (food, clothing and community resources)
    • RISE app - food, shelter, health care resource locator (iOS only, kiosk in SoDo library corridor) RISE app information
    • Bus vouchers (Student Life)

Week 6

Graduation Awareness and Career Services

It may seem as though classes have just begun, but it’s important for you to be aware of what is needed for graduation. You need to meet with an advisor and complete the graduation application. You should also plan to meet with an advisor if you are planning to transfer to another college/university. If you are not graduating soon, we encourage you to focus on MCC’s career services.

Visit for additional information.

  • The current graduation application, the graduation process, and program code pages are available as a complete packet at
    • The application deadline for Fall is November 1
    • The application deadline for Spring is March 1
    • The application deadline for Summer is June 1
  • Not close to graduation? Think about our career services –

Week 7

Register Now

You are encouraged to register now for classes next semester so you can get the classes you want or need. Review Your educational and career plan and seek academic advising for assistance. Be aware of important financial aid dates.

Week 8

Life Balance

It’s the week before spring beak and you may be feeling stressed! Make sure you get enough sleep, eat well and exercise. Enjoy extracurricular activities with friends and fellow students. Remember, MCC’s counseling services are available if you need extra assistance.

Enroll Now for Fall

Select Classes

Contact an Advisor 

Go to Student Account

We noticed you have not registered yet for Fall 2019.  We hope you haven't changed your mind about earning that degree or certificate.

MCC Summer Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:00am to 6:00pm

If you're planning to register for fall semester don't wait too long before classes fill!  Check the class schedule here.

Or make an appointment with your advisor who can help you stay on track. 

Payment is due on or before July 29. After July 29, make payment arrangements on the day you register to secure your classes.  Visit your Student Center to self-enroll.


Personal Identifiable Information

Protecting your Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

PII refers to information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, either alone or when combined with other personal or identifying information that is linked or linkable to a specific individual.

PII includes:

  • Credit Card Numbers
  • Personal contact details (such as phone, address, or email)
  • Bank account number
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth

To protect your information, do not send the above information through unsecure lines such as email, fax, or unsecure web forms.  For documents which require you to provide PII, please mail, deliver in-person, or use an encrypted web form (usually identified on the form by a lock symbol).

Please note that this includes items such as High School and College transcripts, GED, grades, birth certificates or any other government issued documents (Driver’s License, State ID, Passport, etc.)

Thank You

You have successfully submitted your online entry form for the Spring 2012 Student Video Contest: Declare Success Your Major.

You are not officially entered into the contest until you have provided all required documentation:

  • No copyrighted music was used.
  • All student video talent release forms from persons appearing in the video have been signed and submitted.
  • You have agreed to all terms and conditions.

Questions? Problems uploading your video? Need to talk to a person?

Mary Jordan

Marketing & Public Relations
Location: AS 4 building, Room 136

Gingher Leyendecker

Art & Photography
Location: AS 30 building, Room 11

Chris Todd

Art & Photography
Location: AS 30 building, Room 4

Student Resources - Alphabetical

Future Students - Banners


Spring 2012 Winners

First Place - $500

Quest for Knowledge by Camorama661 (Alex Havig)


Second Place - $300

Flipping Mesa Community College by Inkieto92 (Pedro Gonzalez)


Third Place - $200

Declare Success Your Major by Airolg19 (Gloria Schnebly)


Honorable Mentions

MCC Soars Threw Constellations by DennisThrown (Dennis Thrown)


Let's Learn by pilikia99 (Kourtney Thomas)


The Wicked Witch is Dead! by courtneymorganart (Courtney Morgan)


Spring  2011 Winners

First Place - $500

Declare Success Your Major by JephyrX (Jeff Curtis)

Second Place - $300

MCC Impacted My Future by pilikia99 (Kourtney Thomas)

Third Place - $200

Mesa Phantoms by OnlyDonialUKnow (Donia Mohammed)

Fall 2011 Winners

First Place - $500

Evan and Leon Learn all About Higher Education by someuncoolguy (Janssen Payne)

Second Place - $300

Delcare Success Your Major - Part 2 by JephyrX (Jeff Curtis)


Third Place - $200

Mesa Community College by MEChave13 (Mariela Chavez)

Video Contest Rules

Video Criteria

  • Videos must be submitted between February 1 - April 15, 2012.
  • Do not submit your video before February 1, 2012.
  • Submissions are accepted until April 15th. Views are counted until May 1st.
  • Videos must be Two – Five minutes in length.
  • Include a title at the beginning before the video starts.
  • Include an MCC’s URL ( and MCC logo download here.
  • Include a Declare Success Your Major (DSYM) graphic download here; or a DSYM video Mp4 file download here; or DSYM hard copy from the Office of Institutional Advancement, AS 4 # 136 at MCC's Southern & Dobson Campus.
  • Be work created or compiled by the person or group entering the video.
  • Not contain any credits, company names, logos, trademarks or watermarks other than MCC’s.
  • Not contain any copyrighted* music or media other than the MCC logo and DSYM graphic.
  • Not contain any profanity, pornography, slurs or offensive content or images.
  • Submit student video talent release forms for each person participating in your video, in hard copy to M. Jordan in the Office of Institutional Advancement, AS 4 # 136 at MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus, within 5 business days of entering the contest.
  • Provide location releases from owners of recognizable locations.
  • Videos without appropriate releases will be disqualified.
  • Not contain graphic violence.
  • No harm to people, animals or facilities.
  • Winners will be notified via email.


  • Must be registered MCC students for 2012 spring semester.
  • Must sign a student video talent release form granting MCC ownership of the video. In turn MCC will grant entrant a license for use.
  • Must complete the entry form when submitting video.
  • Must enter under one individual's name.
  • Full-time, board certified employees of MCC are not eligible to enter.
  • May not be a corporation or company.
  • Only one entry per individual.
  • MCC reserves the right to use or refuse all content submitted.
  • No Camera, No Problem. Check out a camera from the art department. Contact Chris Todd at or 480.461.7716
  • See contest video entries here.

*Copyright is the exclusive right to make copies, license, and otherwise exploit a literary, musical, or artistic work, whether printed, audio, video, digital etc. Works granted such right by law on or after January 1, 1978, are protected for the lifetime of the author or creator and for a period of 50 years after his or her death.1

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Student Video Contest

Contact Student Video Contest Support

Southern & Dobson

Building: AS 4 
P: 480-461-7445

Mary Jordan

Marketing & Public Relations
Building: AS 4 building, Room 136
P: 480-461-7795

Gingher Leyendecker

Art & Photography 
Building: AS 30 building, Room 11
P: 480-461-7623


Fall & Spring Semesters:
Mon-Thu: 8 am – 7 pm
Fri: 8 am – 5 pm
Closed Sat and Sun

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

You could wit $500! Make a 2-5 Minute YouTube video with a positive message about MCC.

The winner will be determined by the total number of YouTube viewer hits between the dates of February 1 - April 15, 2012. Submissions are accepted until April 15, 2012.  The sooner you post your video - the more likely you will receive more hits!  All YouTube settings must be public, you cannot hide viewers, and you will be immediately disqualified if caught buying views.  Prizes are as follows:

  • $500 First Place
  • $300 Second Place
  • $200 Third Place


How to Enter

Step 1: Review the rules and guidelines.

Step 2: Go to YouTube and either log in or create a new account. Load your video to your YouTube account.

In your YouTube, copy or write down:

  • Your Video's URL (Internet address) Address.
  • The Exact Title of your Video.
  • Your YouTube account name.

Step 3: Complete the Online Entry Form.

After submitting your entry form, your submission is complete. You will be notified if there are any issues.


  • Have Fun and be Creative!
  • View contest entries here.
  • Only non-copyrighted music.
  • All entries require appropriate student video talent release forms.
  • Entries must be 2-5 minutes in length.
  • Videos are to be submitted between February 1 - April 15, 2012.
  • Submissions are accepted until April 15th, views are counted until May 1st.
  • Your video must be registered with MCC before you can count your views.
  • Have a YouTube viewing party with your friends!

The contest is open to all current MCC students. Students younger than 18 will need a release signed by a parent or guardian.