Future Students

Future Students

Welcome to Montgomery College

We've laid out all the steps you need to follow to become an MC student. Click the button below for details on each step of the process, or see the Raptor Reference card (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) for an easy-to-follow checklist. You might also be interested in special audience pages for adult learners, or for parents and families.

Get Started


Not ready to apply yet? Find more information below or fill out our information request form and we'll be in touch soon. 


Find information sessions and recruiting events on each campus. 

Raptor Central

Visit a Raptor Central on any campus for in-person guidance. 

Campus Tours

Take an in-person or virtual tour of any of our three beautiful campuses. 


How-To Videos: Getting Started at MC

Watch our series of helpful how-to videos for everything you need to know to become a student at Montgomery College. 

Complete the MC Admissions Application
How to Access Your MyMC Portal
How to Complete the MC Orientations and Schedule a Counseling Appointment
Understanding How to Pay for College

Contact a Recruiter

Takoma Park/Silver Spring



Raptor Chat: Paying for College (A webinar on payment options)
11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 8, 2020

Join us for a discussion about:

  • Cost of Attendance
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Payment Options & Deadlines

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Raptor Chat: Why MC? (A webinar on benefits of attending MC)
11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Join us for a discussion about:

  • The benefits of attending Montgomery College
  • Navigating the MC website to locate resources
  • Steps to enroll
  • Where to find and complete the MC application

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Important Dates

Due to the coronavirus situation, the College is making several important changes to the academic calendar.

Spring Semester 2020
  • Remote teaching and learning will continue through the end of the spring semester.
  • May 2, 2020: The College will transition to a period designed to help students in need of academic support and assessment. This assistance and assessment period will last from May 4 to May 13.
  • May 22, 2020: Semester formally ends.
Summer Session 2020
  • April 20, 2020: Summer course offerings published online for viewing only.
  • April 27, 2020: Summer registration opens.
  • June 8, 2020: Summer Session I classes begin. Courses will be online only.
  • July 11, 2020: Summer Session II classes begin. Courses will consist of a combination of online and face-to-face courses.
  • August 21, 2020: Summer session II classes end.
Fall Semester 2020
  • May 11, 2020: Fall course offerings published online for viewing only.
  • May 18, 2020: Fall registration opens.
  • August 31, 2020: Fall classes begin.