In order to request a change of major, you must be matriculated (accepted) in a degree program and registered for classes the semester prior to the effective term of the major change. If you are applying during the summer, you must have been matriculated and enrolled for the previous spring semester.
If you do not meet these criteria or recently graduated from Monroe Community College, you must apply to change your major through the Admissions Office.
Major change applications are accepted until the end of the 3rd week of classes for the effective term.
Note: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Nursing and Radiologic Technology are considered high demand degree programs and have specific admission requirements, deadlines and procedures. Some additional degree programs, such as Clinical Lab Technology and Health Information Technology, accept students on a rolling basis until the major is at maximum capacity.
Academic Advisement Center
Building 1, Room 231
DAMON CITY CAMPUS:
Student Services Office
Applicants must be in good academic standing and have completed all entrance requirements by the end of the semester in which they apply. Entrance requirements are listed in the MCC Catalog & Student Handbook. Applicants for competitive health related programs must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 to be considered.
Students will be notified by student email once their application has been approved. However, approved major changes will be rescinded if students:
After receiving a major change acceptance email, students should follow the instructions on the Registration and Records webpage for the new major.
Sometimes a change of major can affect a student's financial aid status. It is strongly recommended that applicants check with the Financial Aid Office in advance of requesting a change of major on-line.
These guidelines allow for the exclusion of C-, D+, D, D- and F grades in the computation of the Grade Point Average (GPA) for students approved for a change of major by Advisement and Graduation Services or the Admissions Office. When the major change becomes effective students will receive notification of these guidelines and a "Request for Grade Inclusion/Exclusion" form. This form must be submitted to the Records and Registration Office within 1 year from the effective date of the major change.
The following criteria determine what courses are included or excluded in the new major:
If you have further questions about major change procedures, please contact:
Advisement and Graduation Services
Building 1, Room 231
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday limited services from 9:00 am - 10:30 am full services 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday, Thrusday and Friday 9:00am - 4:30 pm