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Instructional Support Services

Instructional support services are available to encourage student success and meet a wide range of student goals, abilities, learning styles and career expectations.

Learning Center — PCC2280 (810) 762-0399 (Voice/TTY)

The Learning Center, located in the Prahl College Center, PCC2280, offers a variety of free services. Professional staff are available to assist students in identifying their strengths and weaknesses and to develop a personal academic success plan. Services include peer tutoring, professional tutoring, Disability Services for students, assistance in English as a second language (ESL), and three federal grant programs: the Carl D. Perkins-Special Populations program, TRiO-Student Support Services, and TRiO-Upward Bound. Study groups are also available within the Center. The Learning Center staff work cooperatively with faculty and staff in other locations, such as Health Services, Counseling, and Career and Employment Services. Students must meet eligibility requirements for some services.

Disability Services — PCC2280 (810) 232-9181 (Voice/TTY)

Disability Services works to ensure access to college courses, programs, facilities, services, and activities by documenting disabilities and providing or arranging reasonable accommodations. We are located in the Learning Center, which is on the second floor of the Prahl College Center.

Disability Services does not provide testing to determine whether or not a disability exists. Therefore, for those students who suspect that they have a disability, referrals to local professionals and agencies can be given.
Locations of campus pay phones equipped with TTYs:

Tutorial Services — PCC2280 (810) 762-0376 (Voice/TTY)

Tutorial Services provides caring and quality tutoring in a variety of subjects and formats to students who want to maximize their academic performance.

This is a free service. Mott students are provided tutoring for courses in which they are currently enrolled. Weekly individual appointments are available as well as the drop-in Math Study Room. Services begin the second week of each semester and close for the week of finals.

Writing Center — CM2031 (810) 762-0229

The Writing Center is sponsored by the Humanities Division and provides one-on-one assistance to students, faculty and MCC staff with any writing project. Appointments are recommended for consultations, and can be made by calling (810) 762-0229 or dropping in during regular hours. No appointment is needed for computer or other resource use.

Foreign Language Center — CM2106 (810) 232-2005

Success in a foreign language requires lots of practice. The Foreign Language Center provides a great environment and personal assistance. Get personal tutoring assistance, study in groups, practice pronunciation, or watch foreign news broadcasts.  The lab is open daily Monday through Friday. Please check the lab hours as this facility is also used for classes.

Math Empowerment Center (MEC) — G2106 (810) 762-0178

The Math Empowerment Center (MEC) was established to offer free math support to MCC students.

Gorman Science Building G2106
(810) 762-0178
Features:
  • Drop in math tutoring offered by instructors and peer tutors (no appointments needed)
  • A place to work on math homework and get quick feedback if questions arise
  • Four networked computers to access online homework
  • Several whiteboards are available for demonstration.

Gorman Study Center (GSC) — G3201 (810) 762-5644

The Gorman Study Center(GSC) was established to offer support to MCC students taking science and mathematics courses on campus. The facility includes both a computer lab and separate study areas for examining lab models and specimens.

Gorman Science Building G3201
(810) 762-5644
Features:
  • Computer Lab
    • Approximately 30 stations with pay-to-print
    • Chemistry software
    • Math software
  • Biology
    • Anatomy models
    • Microscopes with study slides
  • Chemistry
    • Molecular model kits
    • Organic chemistry flash cards
  • Geology
    • Mineral, rock, and fossil study specimens
    • Topographic maps

Computing Support Services — CM1208 (810) 762-HELP (4357)

MCC has both Open Computer Labs and Wireless Access available for students. Information Technology Services maintains 48 computer labs on five MCC campuses. While most of these computer labs are dedicated for educational purposes, three of the computer labs are open labs for students to use on a drop-in basis (students must have current ID card).

Technicians in these labs are there to check-in students and to provide technical assistance in computer functioning. The lab assistant does not provide assistance with software programs or homework. Students must present a photo ID and current course schedule.

Wireless Access

Use your laptop wirelessly across campus. Configure your own laptop for wireless use on MCC's campus and in just a few minutes you are ready to access your email, Blackboard and other Internet functions. View directions to configure your laptop - you must be on campus. If you are having difficulty visit CM1208 for assistance.

Mott Library — ML (810)762-0411

The mission of the library is to serve the information needs of students, faculty, staff and the community by providing:

  • assistance from professional librarians in locating and using library resources for individuals and groups through personalized or group instructions
  • a broad range of print, non-print, and electronic resources that support the curriculum and are available for circulation and remote use
  • up-to-date technology that allows access to the full range of library resources
  • safe, attractive facilities that are conducive to study for individual and group use.

The library is also responsible for acquiring, maintaining, and indexing the College Archives and for providing access to this collection for use by faculty, students, and the community.

Testing Center — ML (810) 762-0406

The Testing Center is located on the third floor of the Mott Library. The Testing Center provides a comfortable, consistent environment for many testing formats that meets the highest security standards yet provides fairness to all. The Testing Center administers e-Learning, Make-up, Extended time, Proctor and Certification testing for MCC courses. The Testing Center has the same hours of operation as the Mott Library.

Honors College — honors.mcc.edu - General Information - (810) 232-3058

The Honors College rewards academic achievement with a financial scholarship and special recognition, such as the Honors College Diploma and Honors Medallion at graduation.

Honors College students are offered opportunities for academic enrichment such as participation in local, regional and national conferences, in addition to optional cultural experiences such as theater or museum excursions.

Developmental Education Classes

Developmental courses are available for students who need additional preparation to succeed in college. These credits do not count toward graduation and may not be transferable.

Student Development Classes

We provide counseling services and instruction to assist students with their educational, vocational and personal development. Career, occupational, educational, health, and personal counseling are provided by licensed, professional counselors. Courses taught by counselors may be used in fulfilling the requirements for an associate's degree.

June 22, 2016
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