Find a full array of student services available at Northern Tier Center

Meeting the Needs of Mott Students

The Northern Tier Center is a full service extension site that offers the following services:

Pre-Enrollment Information/Appointments

If you need an appointment to discuss enrollment options at MCC, please call our office at (810) 232-8044 We can assist in program information, enrollment steps, basic funding/financial aid information. Current students that need to speak with Academic Advisor should review options at the Advising Advisement Center

Admission to College

Students can apply online to Mott Community College (MCC) or by visiting the Northern Tier Center during regular business hours. After completing the application, bring a valid photo ID next time you visit any MCC location for verification of residency.

Placement Assessment

Schedule a time for placement using MCC Apps at MCC4me. The MCC Placement Assessment can be taken at the Northern Tier Center and takes approximately 1-1/2 hours.

For more information visit Placement Information or call (810) 762-0970.

Student Financial Aid

Northern Tier Center staff can review financial aid information provided by the Federal and State government, student loans and scholarship information. For assistance in completing the financial aid process please visit the main campus financial aid office or review the MCC Financial Aid information.

MCC students can complete MCC career program scholarships on-line.

Many local scholarships are available to students living in the Clio and surrounding areas. Visit your local high school website and community government and chamber websites to research Scholarships available in your area.

Registration/Enrollment into Classes

MCC students should register through the MCC Planning sessions or communicate with their Advisor regarding approved courses to take. If your advisor has approved your courses, you may register for classes using your BackPack student account on MCC4ME. If you need assistance with course approval or setting up a planning session to enroll in classes please visit the Northern Tier Center during regular business hours.


Students should make any payments on their MCC4me BackPack Student account. Mott Community College students may pay their tuition and fees via check, money order or credit card at the Northern Tier Center (No cash is accepted) during regular business hours.

Computer Services (Labs)

Computers are available for student use in the Commons area during open building hours when classes are in session. We also have one computer lab available for student use if needed. Hours of availability vary depending upon course offerings.


Individual Peer Tutoring and Group Study Sessions are available through the Peer Tutoring Center. Please use the Tutoring Information link additional information and to set up a tutoring appointment or study group time.