Step By Step Advisement and Registration Guide

STEP 1 - Run Your Degree Audit Report (CAPP Compliance) to determine the courses you should take next term. Print it out and bring it with you to advisement.

STEP 2 - Seek Advisement

We encourage all students to seek advisement prior to registration. Students with a GPA below 2.0 OR students in the programs listed below must see an advisor to get an Advisement "key" (alternate pin) to unlock online registration access. The programs are:

Computer Science; Computer Systems Technology; Dental Assisting; Dental Hygiene; Engineering Science; Health Studies- HS01 only; Information Technology; Liberal Arts and Sciences- General Studies -Environmental Science, Landscape Architecture; Liberal Arts and Sciences - Science - Biology, Pre-Forestry, Pre-Pharmacy; Massage Therapy; Nursing; Office Technology- all programs; Physical Education/Studies; Radiologic Technology; Transitional Studies.

Where can I go for Advisement?

All Liberal Arts, Health Studies HS05 ONLY, Non-Matriculated (not in a program) students:
Please visit one of the Advisement Center s' located in building 1, room 231 on the Brighton Campus or room 4008 on the Damon City Campus (DCC). You can call either Center at (585) 292-2298 (Brighton) or (585) 262-1727 (DCC) or visit the website for hours of operation and other information.

All 2 + 2 and Individual Studies students:
Please contact the Career and Transfer Center, located in building 3, room 108 on the Brighton Campus. You can call the Center at (585) 292-2248 or visit the website for hours of operation and other information.

Career Program Students noted below, please contact your department for advisement instructions:
Accounting: General; Addictions Counseling; Advanced Studies; Advertising: Commercial Arts; Air Conditioning Technology: Heating and Ventilation; Applied Integrated Technology; Apprentice Training - Automotive; Apprentice Training: Machine Trades; Biotechnology; Business Administration; Business: International Business; Childcare Practitioner; Cinema Studies; Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician; Communication and Media Arts; Computer Aided Design & Drafting; Computer Information Systems; Computer Science; Computer Systems Technology; Construction Technology; Criminal Justice-Corrections Administration, Police Science; Culinary Arts; Dental Assisting; Dental Hygiene; Diversity and Community Studies; Early Care; Education; Electrical Engineering Technology: Electronics; Electro-Optics Technology; Emergency Medical Services; Engineering Science; Entrepreneurial and Applied Business Studies; Fine Arts; Fire Protection Technology; Food Management; Health Information Technology: Medical Records; Health Studies- (HS01 only); Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning; Hospitality Management; Hotel Management; Human Services; Information Technology; Interior Design; Law Enforcement, Liberal Arts and Science: General Studies - Landscape Architecture, Nutrition; Liberal Arts and Science: Science- Biology, Environmental Studies, Pre-Forestry, Pre-Pharmacy; Massage Therapy; Mathematics; Mechanical Technology; Music Performance; Nursing; Office Technology, Legal Office Administrative Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, Office Administration, Office Administrative Assistant, Office Clerk, Specialist; Optical Systems Technology, Electro-Optics; Paralegal Studies; Paramedic; Physical Education Studies; Precision Machining-Optical Fabrication; Precision Tooling; Public Relations; Radiologic Technology; Small Business Management; Sustainability; Teaching Assistant: Adolescence, Early Childhood/Childhood, Technology; Tooling and Machining; Travel and Tourism; Visual Communication Technology: Graphic Design; Visual Communication Technology: Photography-Television

STEP 3 - Register for Classes
If you ATTENDED in the spring of 2012, you can register online through the Student Records icon, on the MCC Current Students webpage.

-For all currently enrolled, matriculated students with 12+ graded credits, Priority Registration opens March 12 at 8:00 AM

-For all other currently enrolled and non-matriculated students, Priority Registration opens March 21 at 8:00 AM

Some useful Registration information includes:

-Class Schedule located at at the bottom of page under Quick Links - Class Schedule

-Class Descriptions located at at the bottom of page under Quick Links - Catalog - Section 5

STEP 4 - Pay Your Bill

You will receive a bill in June and your tuition bill will be due on July 15, 2012. A payment plan will be offered at that time. We have included the following information for future reference.

You can pay your bill online, by mail or in person. Please see the following information for further details:

-Online - Go to, click on Current Students - Student Records. At the Main Menu, Click on Student, then Student Account. Automatic Payment Plan Payment Options are as follows: - Automatic bank payment (ACH) - Credit/Debit Card

-In Person - Brighton Campus - Building 6, Room 201; Damon Campus - Student Services Center

-By Mail - MCC Student Accounts, 1000 E. Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623

Student Accounts offers a monthly payment plan for your convenience. Information available at For installment payment options, check out MCC's Educational Payment Plan (Edu-Pay).

For questions about financial aid, visit or call (585)292-2050.

Note: if you don't pay your bill by the due date on your bill, you may be dropped from your classes and have to re-register.

Further Questions and Concerns

-Counseling and Advising: (585) 292-2030,,

-Registration: (585) 292-2300,,

-Financial Aid: (585) 292-2050,,

-Financial Aid Course Eligibility (FACE): (585) 292-3223,

-Billing: (585) 292.2015,,

-Parking: (585)292-2700,,

-Admissions: (585)292-2200,


-DCC Registration and Financial Services: (585)262-1670,

-DCC Student Services: (585)262-1740,

Contact Information

Brighton Campus

Building 1, Room 231
Monday -Friday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Limited services Tuesdays
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

(585) 292-2400

Damon City Campus

4th Floor, Room 4008
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(585) 262-1740
Advisement at DCC