Once you have been admitted, you will be placed in a Gateway to College Learning Community at Mott Community College. The Learning Community:
While the Gateway to College Resource Specialists will help you plan and enroll in courses, keep you on track for high school completion, and help you choose a career path to align with your college courses, you are expected to:
If you are working, or looking for work, please consider the amount of time you will need to invest in this program to be successful when you look for employment options.
Gateway to College is designed for students that are struggling with all kinds of personal, economic, and academic issues. We understand that if we want our students to be successful, we need to assist and connect you to resources/services needed to remove barriers to success. We will:
We, at Gateway to College, want you to be successful and we will assist you in overcoming obstacles in your personal and academic life. If you need help, contact your Resource Specialist.
Most students are in Gateway for 1-3 years. Your exact length of time in the program depends on your age, how many high school credits you have earned, and how many you need to complete your diploma. Typically, you remain in Gateway until you earn your diploma before the age of 25—and we encourage you to continue your college education once you have successfully completed the Gateway to College Program.
Gateway to College is a scholarship program that pays for college tuition and books. You are only expected to pay for school related supplies and library or parking fees when you incur them.
Students who were in Gateway to College but left the program before completing need to appeal if they would like to return to Gateway. To appeal, students need to fill out the appeal form and return it to Raleigh Ford, Gateway to College Resource Specialist. There are two ways to return the appeal form:
Once your appeal is received, you will be contacted to set up an appointment to discuss your appeal. The appeal is due at least one month before the first day of the term for which you would like to return. If you have questions about the appeal process, please contact Raleigh Ford, Resource Specialist, at 810 762-5173 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Still have questions? You can check out our Program Brochure or call us at (810) 232-2690 or (810) 762-5173 or email us at email@example.com.
Students enrolled in Mott Community College-Gateway to College High School Diploma program are required to complete 23 high school credits. Gateway follows graduation requirement of our partnering school district: Flint Community Schools.
All transcripts will be reviewed to determine which credits have already been completed in high school. All courses are taught in a traditional setting. Regular class attendance and class participation is required.
Algebra I (1), Geometry (1), and Algebra II (1) required.
One of the 4 math credits must be in senior year.
Biology (1), Chemistry or Physics (1),
and 1 other science credit.
U.S. History/Geography (1),
World History/Geography (1),
Civics (.5), and Economics (.5)
|Physical Education (1)||.5|
Visual, Performing, or Applied
|Career & Technical Education
or Foreign Language
(beginning with class of 2016)
|TOTAL REQUIRED UNITS||18.5|
|TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION||23