Veterans

MMCC would like to thank all of our armed forces for their commitment and sacrifices. We are dedicated to providing outstanding services to help veterans, service members, or eligible family members of disabled veterans achieve their academic and personal goals.

Visit our Veterans Services Website for More Info

Becoming a college student is easier than you might think, and you don’t need to figure it out on your own.
  • Our Veterans Resource Representative is available at the Mt. Pleasant campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and every other Friday. For all of your questions and for help navigating the college and veteran benefit processes, you can contact Chris Stanton at cdstanton@midmich.edu or (989) 773-6622, Ext. 147 or fill out the form below.
  • If you’re interested in setting up a tour or receiving general MMCC and program information, contact our admissions team: admissions@midmich.edu or call (989) 386-6661.
  • If you have specific questions about VA Educational Benefits, contact our financial aid team: finaid@midmich.edu or (989) 386-6664

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Next Steps

Once you've applied (applying to MMCC is free, and it’s the first step toward becoming a student. Be sure to indicate on your admissions application that you’re eligible for VA Educational Benefits), you've taken the first big step. Our Veterans Resource Representative can help you though your next steps. You will also be connected to one of our Mid Mentors, who will be your personal guide through the enrollment process and throughout your time at MMCC.

Visit our Meet the Mid Mentors page to learn more about our Mentors and to contact yours. If you don't yet know who your Mid Mentor is, no problem! We'll put you in touch: 989.386.6661 or mentors@midmich.edu

STEP 1: Get your Financial Aid in order.

VA Documentation Steps

Apply for your Letter of Eligibility for VA Educational Benefits at the Veterans Online Application Website

It’s important that you retain a copy for your records.

When education benefits are approved, the VA will mail you a certificate of eligibility. This will take approximately 6 to 8 weeks. This certificate is issued only once, and it will indicate the number of months you are eligible for benefits. A copy of this notification must be provided to the financial aid office at MMCC.

To collect your educational benefits, you must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program. Upon completion of verification of enrollment, classes will be certified and sent electronically to the VA Office. Afterwards, you will need to verify enrollment monthly.

You may need to request the following documents as well:

DD214 (Military Service Records): If you need to request a copy of your DD214, visit www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/

Military Transcripts: Visit the respective website to request your transcripts: https://jst.doded.mil/official.html

College Transcripts: Any transcripts that you have from other colleges should be forwarded to MMCC


Apply for your Federal Financial Aid

Beyond veterans benefits, you may be eligible for other forms of federal financial aid. File your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov to determine your eligibility. File soon. it takes a minimum of a few weeks to process financial aid for new students. MMCC’s School Code is 006768.

Questions about paying for college? Call Financial Aid at 989.386.6664, email finaid@midmich.edu, or visit our Financial Aid Department.


STEP 2: Set up your MidMich Email and Online Account.

You should set up your MMCC online Portal account. Some College departments will begin sending you important information right away. This is your college email and will be used for all college communication.

Please complete the following steps:

  1. Go to midmich.edu.
  2. Click on the Portal link in the upper right hand corner
  3. Click on the Account setup link in the upper right hand corner
  4. Read the information to set up your username and password
  5. Now that you have your username and password,
  6. Click on Login in the upper right corner
  7. Click the Email link in the upper left corner to get your e-mail.

Having trouble with your account? Contact the MMCC Help Desk at helpdesk@midmich.edu or by calling (989)317-4630.


STEP 3: Send us your official Transcripts

Request that an official transcript be mailed to Enrollment Services from each college/university you have attended. Unofficial transcripts will not be evaluated. Transcripts that come to MMCC through student hands are considered unofficial even if they are sealed. You will receive an email from us once your transcript(s) have been evaluated.

Please have your official transcript sent to the following address:

Charles Bryan, Transcript Evaluator
Mid Michigan Community College
1375 S. Clare Ave.
Harrison, MI 48625

Complete additional placement testing if necessary

Appropriate placement in courses promotes student success and allows us to assist students in selecting courses that align with their skill levels. To place you correctly, we'll need this information from you. If you do not have access to one or both of these documents, you may need to do additional placement testing. Your Mid Mentor can help you determine what you need to submit or what testing needs to be completed.


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STEP 4: Attend Orientation.

All incoming students must attend an orientation. At orientation, you will connect with other students, learn success skills, and meet with your College support team.

You will also be able to meet with an Academic Advisor who will help you schedule and register for your classes.

If orientations are currently open for the semester in which you're planning to register, you can RSVP HERE.


Questions?

Call the Mentoring team!

(989) 386-6661.

Email: mentors@midmich.edu


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