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Dual Enrollment Guide

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Talk to your High School Counselor

The dual enrollment program is a partnership with the high school, and we work very closely with the high school counselors to plan your participation with the program. If you are interested in the program, talk to your counselor to see if you would be eligible to participate.


Apply for Admission

To apply, complete the online Dual Enrollment Application. Once you have applied, you will receive an acceptance email with your Student ID number and MCC email address within 24 business hours. Your acceptance letter will arrive in approximately three to five days.


Access your MCC Account

Visit montcalm.edu/login to complete and submit a First Time Password Request to verify your personal information and get your MCC password. 


Once your password is set, visit montcalm.edu/login and Login Here. Your MCC email address is your username. Check your MCC email (Outlook) often, or you will miss important information.


For assistance, call the IT Help Desk at 989-328-1246.


Complete the Online Dual Enrollment Orientation

Visit http://login.montcalm.edu to log into your MCC account. Open the Canvas app and complete course DE 101–Dual Enrollment Orientation. This entire orientation must be completed before registration can be enabled on your account. 



Most classes at MCC require some form of assessment testing to show you are performing at the college level for that subject before registering for the class.   



MCC administers theACCUPLACERtest to gauge your abilities in reading, writing, and math. 


To schedule your ACCUPLACER assessment, please complete a Schedule Testing Appointment Request - a proctor will contact you to arrange your assessment time. If you have questions, please contact the Student Success Center at 989-328-1264 or studentsuccess@montcalm.edu.



Dual Enrolled Students may submit their PSAT or SAT scores in place of MCC’s Accuplacer test. Visit the College Board website at collegeboard.org to download your free official PSAT or SAT Full Score Report and send the PDF as an attachment to admissions@montcalm.edu. (Example PDF)



The chart below shows the target scores considered to be college level.

Writing & language: 26
Reading: 25
Math: 25

SAT (sub scores)
Writing & language: 25
Reading: 25
Math: 26


Writing: 256 
Reading: 249 
Quantitative Reasoning: 260 


Fill out a Dual Enrollment Authorization Form

The Dual Enrollment Authorization form serves as a contract between the student and parents/guardians, the high school and MCC. Please complete the Online Dual Enrollment Authorization form with the specific class sections you wish to be registered for. After you sign this online form it will automatically be emailed to your high school counselor for approval. Once approved, MCC will register you for your classes. If you would like to make changes to your class registration, please complete an entirely new form.


Class Information:

Dual enrollment students can search for classes themselves online at my.montcalm.edu. Select Search Classes and Register, and then Course Search. Here you can find all available courses for the semester.


If you scroll down to Campus and choose your high school, you can search for MCC classes hosted at your high school.


Check Your Course Schedule

Login to my.montcalm.edu. On the Student Home page scroll down to My Course Schedule. Make sure your course schedule matches the classes you selected for the semester.


Purchase Books

Most MCC classes will require a textbook. The MCC Bookstore, in the Activities Building and operated by Barnes and Noble, has all the essentials you need to attend classes.


Online Orders

Visit montcalm.edu/bookstore and select Textbooks - Find TextbooksBe sure to enter your course information exactly as it is in your course schedule. When checking out, select Financial Aid to use your high school allotted funds. Be sure to always add a credit card in case your high school allotment does not cover the total cost of your order. If you select In-Store Pick Up, you will have to come to the MCC Barnes & Noble bookstore to retrieve your order.


At the MCC Bookstore 

You can make an appointment to purchase your books at the bookstore by calling (989) 328-1278. To make purchasing books and supplies easier when you visit the MCC bookstore, be sure to bring along the following items:


  • Current course schedule
  • MCC student ID (Visit Student Services to have one made.)
  • Some form of payment

While some high schools provide Dual Enrollment students with funds for books, it is not always sufficient to cover the full cost. Always come prepared with some form of payment.


Pay Attention to your Student Account

Your high school’s tuition allotment will be added to your account after classes start. After the high school’s tuition allotment has been applied to your account, any remaining balance for tuition is your/your parent(s) responsibility to pay. A statement outlining the balance due will be sent home around week six of the semester. The balance must be paid by the designated due date (approximately seven weeks later) or your final semester grades will be withheld from your high school. You can view your student account at my.montcalm.edu under the Finances tab.