Thinking about how to afford college? MCC can help.

The new Excelsior Scholarship will provide tuition-free college for New York state residents starting Fall 2017. The online application is available on the Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)  site.  The application period for the Fall 2017 semester has ended. There will be another application period for the Spring 2018 semester. For more information, the Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) website the SUNY Website, or MCC's New York State Excelsior Scholarship link. 

Monroe Community College is one of the best academic values in the country, but you’ll still want to be smart about how you afford college – and MCC is ready to help you.

We offer on-campus financial aid workshops to assist you with all your forms and applications, and to provide guidance on student loans and scholarships.

Learn more about the FAFSA changes for 2017-18 -- and how they can help you apply for aid even earlier!

Questions or need help along the way? Contact our Financial Aid Office at 585.292.2050 or

Brighton Campus

Building 6, Room 207


Monday - Friday: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.


585.292.2050 (24-hour automated voice response system)



Damon City Campus

Floor 5, Room 5204


Monday – Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.





MCC federal school code: 002872

MCC TAP school code: 2180


The financial aid process is not one size fits all. Choose who you are, below, so we can give you the exact information you need to explore all your financial aid options. 


If you’d like your parents to be involved in the financial aid process, you’ll need to fill out the Authorization to Release Education Record Information form.