Michigan Reconnect is a free tuition program for Michigan residents 21 years and older .
More specifically, Michigan Reconnect is a last dollar state scholarship program that pays the in-district tuition and mandatory fees only after Pell and other tuition-only scholarships and grants have been applied. Reconnect will not pay the difference in the out-of-district cost.
To be eligible, you must:
Not eligible for Michigan Reconnect? We will help you obtain financial aid to continue your educational journey!
The Financial Aid Office will prevent your courses from being dropped for non-payment if you register by the semester's payment deadline date (see Important Dates). If you register after the payment deadline date you must notify the office in order to prevent your courses from dropping.
After the first week of the semester, your award will be adjusted based on your enrollment. The Reconnect scholarship will pay-out based on your contact hours after the start of the semester. The tuition breakdown can be viewed on the In-district Tuition page.
We know you’re ready to take the next step to completing your associate degree or professional certificate, and we’re here to help. We want to make this as easy as possible, so we have set up pre-enrollment sessions to get you started.
Our Department of Financial Aid is here to help you apply for grants, scholarships, and loans to help you pay for college. Don’t forget to submit your application to become a student at Mott!
 The deadline to sign up for Michigan Reconnect ages 21-24 is November 15, 2024.