2018-2019 Academic Catalog w/Addendum

STUDENT LIFE, ACTIVITIES & SERVICES

MCC offers student recreational, social, and cultural student activities that are sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA) and Student Life Coordinator. The faculty and staff and student organizations also offer special activities and programs to students. The Student Life Coordinator and the Student Life Office are located in the MCC Student Center on the Fort Morgan campus.

ATMs

Located inside the Student Center, an ATM is accessible during regular Student Center hours for student use and convenience.

MCC Alert

See Safety Issues & Notices - Emergency Notification System/MCC Alert

BankMobile Refund Services

Students receive all refunds from the College through BankMobile. Watch the mail for a bright green envelope from BankMobile that contains a code that will allow you to select your refund preference. Keep it. You will need it to receive a timely refund of tuition and fees or financial aid.

BankMobile BANKING OPTIONS

Refunds for:
  • Canceled and/or dropped courses
  • Credit balances
  • Financial Aid refunds
  1. Verify Your Address: Prepare to receive your refund now by verifying that Morgan Community College has your current mailing address. An incorrect mailing address will delay your refund. Your Refund Selection Kit will be mailed to the address that MCC currently has on file for you. Therefore, it is critical that you verify your mailing address as soon as possible.
  2. Activate Your Refund Choice: Please activate your refund preference at RefundSelection.com as soon as you receive your Personal Code.
Your Refund Options Are:
  • Electronic Deposit To Another Account
  • Electronic Deposit to a BankMobile Vibe Account
  • Paper check delivered by USPS
Have questions or need assistance accessing your refund options – contact MCC Accounting Services at 970-542-3124 or 970-542-3135.

Bulletin Boards

There are bulletin boards located throughout the campus. Be sure to read the fliers so you know what opportunities and activities are available to you. A Community Activity Bulletin Board is located on the south wall right inside the west entrance of the Student Center. If students want to post a flier they must first get permission from the Student Life Coordinator. All fliers must be approved before posting. Any flier or poster not approved will be removed.

Children on Campus

MCC sponsors family events where parents are invited to bring their children to participate in appropriate activities. Spring Fling, Halloween Trick or Treating, Christmas Parade participation, and other family events give students the opportunity to show their children where they study and to share in the college atmosphere.

Students should make plans for the care of dependent children while attending classes, college activities and studying on campus. Unattended children are at risk and will be reported to the proper authorities for their own safety.

The campus, its environment, conversations, and activities are not generally open to, nor geared toward children. Adult learning is our main focus. Unless specifically invited to participate in a special classroom event, children are not allowed in classrooms.

No children are allowed in the Student Center. The Student Center is for currently enrolled MCC students only.

Clubs and Organizations

MCC has many student organizations to enhance the student experience. Information on existing or starting new MCC organizations is available from the Student Life Coordinator. The Student Life Coordinator can also put you in touch with club/organization faculty sponsors, meeting dates, etc.

Future Teachers' Club (FTC)

FTC is for students interested in becoming teachers. FTC gives students the opportunity to work with children of different age groups, attend meetings with instructors already in the profession and attend an annual conference for teachers.

For further information contact the Student Life Coordinator 970-542-3170

student.life@MorganCC.edu

HOSA: Future Health Professionals

HOSA is the national student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education Division of ACTE. HOSA’s two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA provides students opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development. MCC HOSA members consist of high school Health Science Technology Program students as well as Health Occupation students. HOSA performs at least one community service project each year. The students compete annually in the state HOSA competitions. State qualifying students are eligible to participate in the national competition. MCC's HOSA consistently has national qualifiers each year.

Organization Advisor:

Jane Reyez 970-542-3243

jane.reyez@morgancc.edu

LatinX Club

The LatinX Club is a place to come and celebrate your heritage, meet new friends, promote advocacy, celebrate all Latin cultures all Latin cultures, learn, have fun, and get support.

Club Advisors:

   Iván Díaz 970-542-3157

   ivan.diaz@MorganCC.edu

   Dr. Elizabeth Huard 970-542-3173

   elizabeth.huard@MorganCC.edu

MCC Writing Club

The MCC Writing Club is for all students who love writing. Members engage in regular writing practice and peer workshops. The Writing Club presents opportunities for publishing in the Road Runner Newsletter, on student life social media pages, and more.  Members will also have the option to enter competitions, practice writing skills, and receive constructive feedback.

For further information contact the Student Life Coordinator 970-542-3170

student.life@MorganCC.edu

Multi-Cultural Club

Students in the Multi-Cultural Club will meet new people, learn about different cultures, share their experiences, have fun, and celebrate diversity.

Club Advisors:

   Kathryn Wisner 970-542-3271

   kathryn.wisner@MorganCC.edu

   Iván Díaz 970-542-3157

   ivan.diaz@MorganCC.edu

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)

PBL is an organization for business students or any student interested in a business career. PBL gives students the opportunity to build on business communication skills, practices, and ethics. PBL officers and members attend leadership conferences and state conferences annually.

For further information contact the Student Life Coordinator 970-542-3170

student.life@MorganCC.edu

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

PTK is an international honor society of two-year colleges to recognize academic achievement. Students who have completed at least 12 college credit hours with a 3.5 grade point average and declared programs in A.A., A.S., A.A.S., or A.G.S., may be invited to join during ceremonies conducted in the fall and spring.

Club Advisors:

Barbara Eakley-Troudt 970-542-3206

barbara.eakleytroudt@morgancc.edu

 

Connie Mitchell 970-542-3207

connie.mitchell@morgancc.edu


Todd Schneider 970-542-3218

todd.schneider@morgancc.edu

Pride Alliance Club

The club will meet and discuss LGBTQ issues, advocacy, support, resources and fun.

For further information contact the Student Life Coordinator 970-542-3170

student.life@MorganCC.edu

Student Government Association (SGA)

SGA is for student leaders interested in serving as student liaisons in college/student governance. SGA offers an excellent opportunity to strengthen leadership skills, work on issues affecting students, and give input on the allocation of student fees. Officers for the executive branch run for election in the spring; legislative officers run in the fall. Student Government invites students to attend any meeting to discuss concerns and give suggestions. Information and a copy of the SGA bylaws and constitution are available from the Student Life Coordinator.

Club Advisor:

Julie Ramstetter 970-542-3170

julie.ramstetter@morgancc.edu

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA is for students in the Automotive Service Technology, Automotive Collision Technology, and Welding Technology programs. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA members have the opportunity to participate in local, state, and national skills competitions each year.

Organization Advisors:

Automotive Service Technology:

Brad Parker 970-542-3215

brad.parker@morgancc.edu

 

Automotive Collision Technology:

Tim Grauberger 970-542-3220

tim.grauberger@morgancc.edu

 

Welding Technology:

Kevin Cruse 970-867-4060

kevin.cruse@morgancc.edu

Student Nurses Association (SNA)

SNA is an organization for students interested in a nursing career. SNA offers students the opportunity to develop leadership skills as well as represent MCC’s nursing program to the community and foster the skills needed to be an accountable member of the nursing profession. SNA offers students the opportunity to learn about professional trends and issues in nursing.

Organization Advisor:

Dawn Gerken 970-542-3231

dawn.gerken@morgancc.edu

College Closures

It is assumed that unless a specific decision is made otherwise, that courses will be held and offices will be open as scheduled.

Notification of Closures

MCC students and employees are notified of college closures and emergencies by an MCC Alert.  Messages are sent via telephone, e-mail, cell phone, and text messaging if it is enabled by the owner.

Also See Emergency Notification System/MCC Alert for additional information

Daytime Courses

Notification of College closure for the entire day will be sent via MCC Alert and released to media outlets by 7:00 a.m.: radio stations KFTM/KBRU; B-106/KSIR; Denver, KOA Radio; and television stations-Channel 4, 7, FOX 31 (local channel 8) and 9, and on the MCC website.

Evening Courses

Notification of cancelation of evening courses will be made no later than 4:00 p.m. and will be sent via MCC Alert, announced on local radio and television stations: Channel 4, 7, FOX 31 (local channel 8) and 9 television stations.

The MCC general information number 542-3100 or 1-800-622-0216 ext. 0 can also be accessed during regular office hours for up-to-date campus closures.

Holidays

Morgan Community College is on an alternate Holiday Schedule and will close for the following holidays throughout the year:

Holiday Type of Closure
LABOR DAY College Closed
THANKSGIVING DAY College Closed
FRIDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING College Offices Open -No courses held-
CHRISTMAS BREAK College Closed
SPRING BREAK College Offices Open -No courses held-
MEMORIAL DAY College Closed
INDEPENDENCE DAY College Closed

Professional Development Days

Morgan Community College has determined that to provide the best learning environment for our students, all college personnel will participate in Professional Development Days each semester. College offices are closed and no courses are held during Professional Development Days.

See the Academic Calendar for specific dates

Snow Closure and Inclement Weather Cancelation Policy

Fort Morgan Campus

  • Fort Morgan campus courses will meet if either the Brush or Fort Morgan Schools are open
  • If both schools close, courses will not be held at the MCC Fort Morgan campus site
  • It will be assumed that evening courses on snow days/inclement weather days will meet as scheduled
  • Students, faculty, and office personnel are encouraged to use their best judgment regarding the safety of conditions for driving to class or work, but not simply to take advantage of the situation for their own convenience
  • Faculty is encouraged not to penalize students in grading for using that judgment
  • When MCC is open, high school students, regardless of their school closure or other days off, are expected to be in their MCC courses
  • The decision to close the College because of inclement weather will be made by the College President or designee

See Notification of Closures

MCC Centers

The decision to close an individual Center and cancel Center area classes because of inclement weather will be made by that area’s Director of Regional Community Outreach. The MCC ALERT system will be used to contact students when necessary. Center students should be certain that they have signed up for MCC ALERT and that their contact information is kept current.

See Emergency Notification System/MCC ALERT

See Notification of Closures

College Store

The College Store supports students by offering them the following services provided conveniently on campus:

Cashier Services

All MCC bills can be paid to the cashier in the MCC College Store.

Copy Center

The Copy Center is available to make copies (black/white & color) for a minimal fee.

Fax Services

Students and staff may send (for a minimal fee) and receive faxes from the College Store at 970-542-3116.

Student Malpractice and Liability Insurance

Students may purchase malpractice and/or liability insurance as required by some programs from the College Store.

College Store Hours

The MCC College Store generally maintains a Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. schedule. During peak registration periods or special events, hours may be extended. The College Store will be closed during listed Holidays and Professional Development Days as published in the MCC Academic Calendar. The College Store closes for inventory in late June. Students can view posted hours and connect to the MCC College Store by accessing their MyMCC portal accounts.

Supplies, Clothing, Food & Gifts

The MCC College Store offers many student supplies, clothing, food items, gifts, and much more.

Textbooks

Buy or rent textbooks online at https://bkstr.com/morganccstore/home/en or use the kiosks located just outside the College Store on the Fort Morgan campus.

Computer Labs

There are several computers for students to use outside of class time. A student needs to show a current student I.D. to use the computer labs and must sign in and sign out. No food or drinks are allowed in the computer labs. Center labs follow the same policies.

Copies

For a small fee, students can have photocopies made at the Copy Center at the MCC College Store.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user, receiving, displaying, print, otherwise disseminating, makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve the violation of copyright law.

Email for Students

STUDENT EMAIL ACCESS

Students are assigned a college email account upon admission to the college. Students activate and view this account on MyMCC.

STUDENT EMAIL USE

The Colorado Community College System (System) assigned student email account shall be the primary official means of communication with students. The System expects that students sign in and check their college issued email account on a frequent and consistent basis, as students are responsible for all information sent to them via their system-assigned email account. This account is free of charge and currently is active for life. The use of student email is a privilege, not a right; and the System maintains the right to limit access. Email is subject to disclosure to third parties through subpoena or other processes.

It is acceptable to use the System’s student email for purposes relating directly to education. Email should be considered the same as printed communication and should meet the same standards of taste, professionalism, accuracy and legality that are expected in printed communication.

EMAIL HARASSMENT

If a student is being harassed via email, the student should immediately notify the Vice President of Student Services. It is also the responsibility of all students to report any potential misuse of the college email communications services.

For full policy, see: CCCS Student Email Acceptable Use Policy SP 4-32 https://www.cccs.edu/sp-4-32-student-email-acceptable-use-policy/

PROHIBITED USE

Prohibited activities on CCCS computers and telecommunications systems include but are not limited to:

  1. Fraudulent, harassing, threatening or libelous messages and inclusion of personal or sensitive information about individuals without their consent
  2. Obscene, profane, abusive, defamatory, derogatory, threatening, or sexually explicit language or graphic representation
  3. Statements or graphic representations that may be construed as discriminatory or offensive by reference to race, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or other legally protected criteria
  4. Commercial activities and other activities conducted for personal gain
  5. Religious causes
  6. Solicitations not approved by the System
  7. Political fund-raising or lobbying
  8. Violating any federal, state, or local law/regulation, or System policy/procedure.
  9. Deliberately wasting computing resources.
  10. Posting or viewing on College computers, materials that violate existing laws or the College’s codes of conduct (MCC strictly prohibits viewing, solicitation, or printing of pornographic literature on College equipment).
  11. Sending, receiving, displaying, printing, otherwise disseminating, or storing material that is fraudulent, harassing, illegal, abusive, indecent, embarrassing, profane, sexually explicit, obscene, intimidating, or defamatory; Exceptions may be made for legitimate instructional purposes
  12. Transmitting to others, in any location, images, sounds or messages that might reasonably be considered harassing
  13. Screen displays of images, sounds or messages that could create an atmosphere of discomfort or harassment for others, especially those considered obscene or sexually explicit
  14. Attempting to forge electronic mail messages or using someone else’s electronic mail
  15. Accessing personal interest sites, viewing chat rooms (except chat rooms integrated within the course management system), or using recreational games for other than occasional use
  16. Using CCCS computers for commercial gain or private profit
  17. Unauthorized copying of copyrighted material including, but not limited to, digitization and distribution of photographs from magazines, music, videotapes, books, or other copyrighted sources, and copyrighted software
  18. Exporting software or technical information in violation of U.S. export laws
  19. Posting or e-mailing scams such as "make money fast" schemes or pyramid/chain letters
  20. Threatening bodily harm or property damage to individuals or groups
  21. Making fraudulent offers of products, items, or services originating from a user’s account
  22. Attempting to access the accounts of others, or attempting to penetrate security measures of other entities’ systems ("hacking"), whether or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data
  23. Accessing another person’s computer, computer account, files, or data without permission
  24. Using any means to decode or otherwise obtain restricted passwords or access control information
  25. Attempting to circumvent or subvert system or network security measures. Examples include creating or running programs that are designed to identify security loopholes, to decrypt intentionally secured data, or to gain access to any system; Initiating or facilitating in any way mass unsolicited and unofficial electronic mailing (e.g., "spamming", "phishing", "flooding", or "bombing")
  26. Engaging in any activity that might be purposefully harmful to systems or to any information stored thereon, such as creating or propagating viruses, disrupting services, damaging files or making unauthorized modifications to data
  27. Engaging in any other activity that does not comply with the general principles presented above.
  28. Activities will not be considered misuse when authorized by appropriate College officials for security or performance testing.

COMPUTER USAGE VIOLATION

System administrators may access user files as required to protect the integrity of computer systems. For example, following organizational guidelines, system administrators may access or examine files or accounts that are suspected of unauthorized use or misuse, or that have been corrupted or damaged. All existing laws (federal and state) and College regulations and policies apply, including not only those laws and regulations that are specific to computers and networks, but also those that apply generally to personal conduct.

Additionally, misuse can be prosecuted under applicable statutes. Users may be held accountable for their conduct under any applicable campus policies, or procedures. Complaints alleging misuses of Morgan Community College resources will be directed to those responsible for taking appropriate disciplinary action.

For detailed information on CCCS email and computer policies, please see the following website: 

https://www.cccs.edu/bp-3-125-electronic-communication-policy/

Handicapped Accessibility

The Fort Morgan campus, as well as classrooms in all locations, are handicap accessible. Handicapped parking is designated near every accessible campus entryway.

Homework and Time Management

Students should expect to spend a minimum of two hours per week outside of class time completing work for each course credit. Hybrid courses and online courses require additional instructional time outside of the designated class time.   See Course Information/Student Learning Time sections of the MCC catalog for additional information and details.

Housing

MCC does not have residence halls. Students are responsible for locating and securing housing on their own. The college maintains a list of local housing available from community contacts. Housing information is available in the Office of Student Life located in the Student Center, or in the Student Services Office. Lists are maintained of houses and apartments for rent as well as roommate requests.

Identification Cards

Registered students will be issued an MCC Student Identification Card after the refund deadline each semester. The identification card may be required for identification at student-sponsored events and at various offices at MCC. The first MCC Student ID card is free; replacement cards are available for a fee. ID photos are taken in the Student Services Office or MCC Centers and students may pick up their cards within 3-5 days.

Job/Career Guidance and Placement

The MCC Guidance and Placement Director works closely with faculty advisors to provide special help to students in areas such as career exploration and development. Care is taken in planning the college experience so that the student is career ready upon graduation or has a career direction when ready to transfer to a four-year institution. Assistance with resumes and cover letters, selecting a program of study, transfer advising, and interview coaching are also available.

Lactation Rooms for Nursing Mothers

In compliance with law and in support of our nursing mothers who are students, staff, faculty and visitors to our campus, Morgan Community College is pleased to provide a lactation room for nursing within our facilities.  The following are locations of the MCC lactation rooms:

  • Fort Morgan Campus - Aspen 203
  • Bennett Center - contact center staff for room
  • Burlington Center - contact center staff for room
  • Wray Center - contact center staff for room

If you have any questions or concerns about the facilities we have provided, please feel free to contact:

  • Fort Morgan Campus: Human Resources 970-542-3130
  • Bennett Center: Director of Regional Community Outreach 303-644-4034
  • Burlington Center: Director of Regional Community Outreach 719-346-9300
  • Wray Center: Director of Regional Community Outreach 970-332-5755
  • Or Vice President of Finance & Administration: 970-542-3127

Library

Morgan Community College Library is part of the Learning Resource Center (LRC), located in Cottonwood Hall. The library offers a collection of both print and non-print materials to help students in gathering information and research. Books, periodicals, newspapers, online databases, electronic resources, and audiovisual items are available for checkout and/or for use in the library. The library offers student computers for Internet access, word processing, and email, as well as wireless Internet access. Morgan Community College Library uses the Auto-Graphics catalog system for locating print and audiovisual materials within its collection and provides access to online databases and electronic resources through the library page on the MCC website.

Library Hours

Library hours are posted and may change without notice. To be certain of the hours on a given day, call the library at (970) 542-3185.

Students can view library hours and access other library services on MyMCC.

Online Collections

Electronic resources are accessible through the library page on the MCC website: www.MorganCC.edu/library. Research links, electronic books, and online databases (collections of abstracts and full-text journal articles) may be accessed on- or off-campus by a computer with Internet access. Digital collections are multidisciplinary in scope and include primary resource materials and images when available.

Interlibrary Loan Service (Ill)

MCC Library participates as a lender and a borrower with interlibrary loan (ILL). MCC students, faculty, and staff may request books and journal articles from other Colorado libraries (reference, reserve, and most audiovisual materials are not available through ILL). A minimum processing time of two weeks is recommended, and all ILL requests must comply with copyright law. Some libraries may charge a fee for interlibrary loan materials. Requests may be submitted to the MCC Library in person, by phone, or through the library website.

For more information, call 970-542-3185 or visit www.MorganCC.edu/library

Malpractice and Liability Insurance for Students

Students enrolled in selected health professions and service programs are required to carry malpractice & liability insurance. The insurance coverage is available at a nominal cost to students. Students are required to purchase the insurance through the MCC College Store or from the cashier at any Center location.

MCC Roadrunner Weekly

Fort Morgan campus activities and events are listed in the MCC Roadrunner Weekly. Watch for deadlines and upcoming events and even chances to win prizes. Students can view the online version on MyMCC.

MyMCC Student Portal

Upon admission to MCC, students are assigned a Username/Student ID (S#) as well as a temporary password.  The first time the student logs into MyMCC they are prompted to change the temporary password (for additional security.)

Students use MyMCC to:

  • Add or drop courses
  • View account balances and pay tuition/fees
  • See Financial Aid awards
  • See final grades
  • View student email
  • Find student forms
  • Access DegreeCheck
  • Request or view Transcripts 
MyMCC also has college activities, calendars, important notices, department contacts,  additional services/information for students. 

Students access MyMCC by going to www.MorganCC.edu/MyMCC

No Loitering Zones

Family members or friends of students are welcome to wait for students to complete class time or school business in the Learning Resource Center (library). All other areas of campus, including the Student Center, are for student use and considered "No Loitering Zones."

Papercut Print Management System

Each student receives a total of $25 printing credit each semester at the Fort Morgan Campus, the Bennett Center, the Wray Center, and the Burlington Center. The cost for a black-and-white printed copy is 10¢. Color printing is available for an additional charge. When a student logs on to a computer at these locations, a text box is displayed on the screen detailing the remaining amount of printing credit available. The appropriate amount is subtracted each time a print job is sent to a printer.

Once the initial allotment has been used, additional amounts may be purchased in $1.00 increments (nonrefundable) at the MCC College Store during regular business hours. At MCC Centers, students should contact Center staff for additional purchases. Usually purchases are applied immediately. Students are reminded to always use "Print Preview" before printing, to plan ahead and purchase more printing credit when the limit is close to being exhausted, and to limit their amount of non-academic printing.

Parking

All MCC parking lots are self-park facilities. The vehicle owner and/or operator is responsible for locating a legal parking space at all times. Within a parking facility, the vehicle must occupy only one stall and be parked facing a wheel stop that designates a parking stall and/or within stall marks painted on the lot surface. Backing into stalls is prohibited.

Types of Parking Violations

  1. Parking in an unauthorized space, reserved area, or where signs or road markings prohibit parking.
  2. Parking in a handicap parking space without the proper pass.
  3. Parking which blocks any other vehicle.
  4. Parking which interferes with the free and proper use of a roadway, driveway or entrance to a parking lot.
  5. Parking in a service driveway or service area to include blocking a dumpster.
  6. Parking on a grassy area.
  7. Blocking or interfering with the proper use of a crosswalk or sidewalk.
  8. Overnight parking in an unauthorized parking lot.
  9. Parking which interferes with the use of a fire hydrant, fire access lane or other emergency zone.
  10. Parking in any area not specifically designated as a parking lot or space on college premises.
  11. Parking in violation of temporary instructions during a declared snow emergency.

Other Traffic Violations

  • Exceeding the posted speed limits
  • Failure to obey signs and markings

Parking Violation Disciplinary Action

  • Subject to Student Discipline Policy

Smoking

Consistent with State of Colorado statute, smoking tobacco products is not permitted in any Morgan Community College building or facility. Smoking tobacco products includes the use of cigars, cigarettes and electronic smoking devices (e.g. e-cigarettes). Smoking is allowed anywhere outside, but must be no closer than fifteen feet of the main entryways. Please be considerate and use the ashtrays provided.

Student Ambassador Program

The Student Ambassador Program allows MCC to recognize special honor students and use their talents while building leadership and teamwork skills for the student. Ambassadors help with campus tours, special events and speaking engagements. Contact the Student Life Office at (970) 542-3170.

Student Center

MCC’s Student Center on the Fort Morgan campus houses the MCC College Store, copy center, Anna C. Petteys Student Lounge, kitchen, a variety of vending machines, ATM, and the Student Life Office. A pool table, computer with internet access, and television are also available for student use during free time. Students can deposit outgoing mail in the Student Center mail slot.

The Anna C. Petteys Student Lounge is not a public space, but is a facility that is only for use by currently enrolled MCC students. The facility was built with and is maintained by student fees. Because of this, the Student Center may be monitored to ensure that those using the facility are currently enrolled MCC students. Users should be prepared to show a current MCC student identification card and are expected to behave in a respectful manner to other students & staff in the lounge. Users should clean up after themselves; children are not allowed in the student lounge. Individuals using the facility who are not current MCC students will be asked to leave the Student Center.

Student Services Office (One-Stop)

The Student Services One-Stop Office is located in Cottonwood Hall and houses the offices of Admissions, Guidance and Placement, Financial Aid, Records, Registrar, and Registration.

Telephones/Cell Phones

A student-use phone for local calls from the Fort Morgan campus is available in the Student Center. Center students should contact their Center staff. Cellphone use is permitted in common areas.

Testing Center

Located in the Learning Resource Center (Library), the Testing Center offers a number of testing services, including standardized tests, assessment/placement tests, instructor/course tests, exams from other universities, and Guided Studies tests for students and the general public. For testing inquiries or appointments, contact the Testing Center at (970) 542-3188 or 1-800- 622-0216, ext. 3188.

Testing Fees

Students must contact the Testing Center to determine if there is a cost for their desired test. If so, payment must be made in advance in the MCC College Store by presenting the appropriate form from the Testing Center. For a list of tests offered by the Testing Center go to: http://www.morgancc.edu/admissions/testing

Testing Center on MyMCC

Students can view Testing Center hours and tests offered on MyMCC.

Tutoring Center

The Tutoring Center provides tutorial services and an open computer lab with lab assistants and computer software, primarily in the areas of English and mathematics. A tutoring schedule is developed each semester that shows when faculty and peer tutors are available. The Tutoring Center provides access and services to qualified college students with physical and/or learning disabilities. Students needing learning assistance at Centers should contact their Center staff.

Voter Registration

MCC fully supports and advocates that students and staff register to vote. Voter registration forms are available in the MCC Student Services Office, on the Colorado Secretary of State website at www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/main.htm and through the Federal Government website at http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Voting/Register.shtml.

Vending Machines

Many varieties of food and beverage machines are available in the Student Center, Center locations, and throughout campus. If students lose their money in any of these machines, they may contact the College Store or Center staff for assistance.

Veterans Programs

The Office of Veteran Affairs, located in the Student Services Office, provides enrollment services and general information to students who are eligible for education benefits under the Veterans Administration (VA) Program. Courses offered by Morgan Community College, with certain exceptions are approved for the training of veterans and eligible dependents under Chapters 30, 31, 32, 35, and 1606, Title 38, U.S. Code (P1 815).

Students who plan to utilize Veterans Administration (VA) benefits while attending Morgan Community College should contact the Office of Veteran’s Affairs immediately after making the decision to attend MCC. A six- to eight-week VA processing time should be anticipated for new applicants. It is the student’s responsibility to notify the Office of Veterans Affairs at MCC of any address changes and/or enrollment changes such as course adds and drops, change of program, other schools attended, and any other information related their academic standing. Veterans must submit a copy of their DD214 and official transcripts of grades for any previous college education when submitting their Admission Application to MCC. Failure to provide this institution with a written record may result in serious delay in educational benefits. Students who are applying for VA benefits are responsible for payment of tuition, fees, and books, whether or not benefit payments have started.

Students can find additional information on MyMCC.

www.MorganCC.edu

The MCC website, www.MorganCC.edu, reflects the most current college information. Each semester’s MCC Schedule of Classes and changes, the MCC Catalog and Addendum, calendar of important dates, directory of staff, and general college information are accessible on the site. In addition, there are many tasks that can be accomplished electronically: apply for admission, apply for financial aid, find necessary forms, and access the college library.

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