Accelerate Your Education in Just Three Weeks!

If you’re driven to succeed, and want to earn credits in just three weeks, we invite you to enroll in a course for the Mott Mini-Mester.

The Mini-Mester is an accelerated term (intersession) offered from December 26, 2023 to January 10, 2024. The Mini-Mester is open to current and guest students, and courses are taught entirely online.

Section offerings for the Mini-Mester are general education courses in humanities, math, and social sciences.

If you are interested in accelerating your education with the MCC Mini-Mester we invite you to sign up for one of our free informational sessions, offered December 19 - 22, 2023 at 3 pm.

MiniMester Info Session Sign Up

Courses Offered:

Mini-Mester will offer a variety of general education courses in humanities, math and social sciences.

  • COMG-153 Computers-A Practical Approach
  • COMM-131 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
  • ENGL-101 English Composition I
  • ENGL-102 English Composition II
  • ECON-221 Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics)
  • MATH-120 Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH-130 College Algebra
  • MUS.-180 Music Appreciation
  • PHIL-295 Ethics
  • PSCN-170 Intro to American Government
  • PSYC-281 General Psychology
  • SOCY-191 Introduction to Sociology
  • AHLT 113 Multicultural Health Care
  • HEAL 125 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
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How to Enroll

Mini-Mester Registration:
begins November 1, 2023 and closes December 25, 2023

Transcripts will be available after final grades are posted.

Request Transcripts Here

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Mott Mini-Mester is a three-week accelerated term offering a variety of general education courses that can help students achieve their educational goals faster.

A student who is currently enrolled in classes at MCC.

A student who is currently enrolled at another college or university seeking to earn credits at MCC.

  1. Add the Mini-Mester course to your timeline in MyBackpack.
  2. Submit with the "Request Review" button to alert your Assigned Advisor that you are requesting course approval.
  3. Once your course is approved, select the section you wish to register for and complete your registration.
  4. Ensure that you've secured a method of payment.

To get started, please complete a guest application:

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Guest Application PDF

Guest students should contact an Admissions Representative to request course approval.

Please call the Admissions Office at (810) 235-5533.

December 26, 2023 - January 10, 2024

Registration for Mini-Mester begins November 1, 2023 and closes on December 25, 2023

Date Item
December 26, 2023 First Day of Class
December 26, 2023 Add w/Faculty Consent
December 27, 2023 Last Day to Add
December 27, 2023 Registration Closes
December 27, 2023 Drop w/ 100% Refund
December 29, 2023 Drop w/ 50% Refund
December 29, 2023 Date of Record
January 3, 2024 Midterm
January 3, 2024 Last Day to Audit
January 5, 2024 Last Day to Drop with W
January 10, 2024 Last Day of Classes
January 12, 2024 Final Grades Due

To find the list of Mini-Mester courses, you should:

View Mini-Mester Classes in MyBackpack > Course Catalog

or to manually search in MyBackpack:

  1. Go to the "Course Catalog: Advance Search" in MyBackpack
  2. Choose Winter 2024 for term, 12/26/2023 for the Meeting Start Date, and 01/10/2024 for the Meeting End Date.
  3. Submit the query with the "Search" button at the bottom of the form.

All classes are offered online, which means you will access them through Canvas Learning Management System.

In-District Out-of-District Out-of-State
3 credits - $686.89 3 credits - $812.95 3 credits - $1059.91
4 credits - $858.67 4 credits - $1026.75 4 credits - $1356.03

Payment is due at the time of registration to avoid classes being dropped. Payment plans are available. If you have any questions, please call (810)762-0200.

For MCC students, Mini-Mester classes are part of the winter semester and will be used to determine your class load for Winter. If you have any questions, please call the Financial Aid Office at (810)762-0144.

Financial aid may be available to guest students. A guest student's financial aid eligibility is determined at their home school. Please reach out to the Financial Aid, or appropriate office, at the home institution to determine if aid can be used.

Dual-enrolled students should consult their high school counselor/advisor regarding eligibility.

Students are limited to one course during the Mini-Mester.

For additional questions, call the College Information Center at (810)762-0200 or email at [email protected].