Benefits of Community College You May Not Have Thought About

Welcome to MxCC!

Are you thinking about going to college? MxCC has plenty of choices, including certificate programs, degree programs and continuing education opportunities that will help you get a better career.

Do you need employment right out of college? We offer more than 50 degree and certificate program choices. MxCC can help you build strong skill sets for immediate employment.

Not sure what you want to study? Try our Liberal Arts or General Studies degree programs, or take a few courses to see what interests you. Our supportive admissions and counseling staff and faculty advisors can help you find the perfect schedule and program to suit your busy life.

Check out these categories to the left, or follow the simple step-by-step checklist below to start your application process today!

A day in the life of an MxCC Student

Becoming a Student

Before becoming a student at MxCC, you  must apply for admissions. Please follow the steps below to apply to the college and register for classes.

Degree Seeking Students should complete the following 8 steps to apply to Middlesex Community College.

Non-Degree Seeking Students need only complete steps 1 and 4.


1. Apply and pay the $20 Application Fee

There are 3 convenient ways to apply:

    • Apply In Person: At the main campus, the Office of Admissions is located in Founders Hall, Room 153. New students may also apply in person at the Meriden Center, 55 West Main St., Meriden CT.
    • Download the Application for Admission, print out, and complete the application and mail it to us.
    • Apply online now.
2. Submit Transcripts
  • Submit proof of high school or GED completion if applying as a degree seeking student.
  • Transfer students should submit an official college transcript of prior course work for evaluation.
3. Submit Proof of Immunization- Two doses of Measles/Mumps/Rubella/Varicella (MMRV) Immunizations
  • Download the Immunization Verification Requirements & Middlesex Community College Verification Certificate here.

For more information about immunizations, click here. A student’s health and that of the campus community depend upon compliance with this legislation. For additional information, including exemptions, contact the Office of Admissions, 860-343-5719.

4. Complete the Basic Skills Assessment for English and Math
  • Please visit the Basic Skills Assessment section of our website for more information, exemptions, and to schedule an appointment. Please bring test results with you when you come in to register. Review test exemptions on that page.
5. Apply for Financial Aid
  • Apply for financial aid.  For more information, click here.
  • For tuition and fee information, click here.


6. Meet with an Advisor and Register for Classes

New students must attend an advising session

Faculty and advisors, who are truly engage and want to know your interests, will help you with your academic pursuits. They will discuss assessment test results, courses, and together you will build a class schedule. This session is designed to help you with transitioning to college and a new experience.


7. Pay for Your Classes

Students are required to pay their fees at the time of registration. Fees are non-refundable. Tuition is based on number of registered credits.

For more information regarding tuition and fees, payment options, waivers, and our refund policy visit

8. Attend New Student Orientation

The first step to a successful college career is attendance and active participation in the New Student Orientation program.

For more information click here.

Meriden students: Check the website or call 203-608-3000 for information about orientation at the Meriden Center.

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