Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use the courses I take in the summer toward my degree?
Yes, if the courses are required for your program, it doesn’t matter if you take them fall, spring, intersession or summer.

What are the dates for summer courses?
We have two sessions of classes in the summer; the first session begins on May 29, and the second on July 9. For details, see our academic calendar.

Do I have to apply to MCC to take a summer course?
No, you are welcome to take summer session courses at MCC whether you are already enrolled in a program at MCC or at another college/university, or you just want to take a course for fun!

When do I pay my bill?
You can pay at the time of registration or by the due date on your bill.

Can I get financial aid for my summer courses?
The Financial Aid office can tell you if you are eligible for financial aid for the summer session. Call Financial Aid at 585.292.2050.

Can I audit a summer course?
Yes! To audit a course, the appropriate form must be completed by the end of the drop/add period. Tuition and fees for auditing a summer session course are the same as auditing a credit course.

Can I transfer the course back to my four-year school?
In most cases, yes. Your home institution may require that you get its approval before you take a course here and transfer it. When you speak with your home institution, provide a copy of the course description. Course descriptions are available online.

Can I take more than one class in the summer?
Yes! You can take up to 12 credits total, however we recommend limiting your courses to no more than 6 credits in the first session and 6 credits in the second. Keep in mind that summer session courses are condensed.

I’m an MCC student. If I repeat a course during the summer, will it replace the course I took in the fall or spring?
When a course is repeated, the higher grade will be used in calculating your GPA. However, all courses and grades will appear on your transcript. 

Are courses offered only during the day or can I take courses during the evening or on the weekend?
Course times and dates vary during summer session, but we offer a variety of day, evening and online classes. Check the summer schedule for courses that are right for you.

How do I register for a summer course?
All students can register for summer courses online, in person, by mail or by fax.