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Student Services

Your success at Mountwest is not only important to you, it’s important to us! That’s why the office of Student Services is here for you.

Student Links & Resources

The Student Services page is a resource for students at Mountwest Community & Technical Community College. It is intended to serve as a helpful reference for information about policies, procedures, services and activities that will assist you in carrying out your responsibilities at the College. 

 

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Academics are our top priority at Mountwest, but we also believe in student involvement and service outside the classroom is important. So, we encourage students to participate in clubs and organizations. 

American Sign Language Club

This is an academic & extracurricular club.
Faculty Advisor:  Leigh-Ann Brewer, 304-710-3451

Bible Club

This is an extracurricular club.
Staff Advisor: Stacy Carroll, carrolls@mctc.edu

Book Club

This is an extracurricular club.
Faculty Advisor:  Jamie Bayne, bayne@mctc.edu

Design Club

This is an extracurricular club.
Faculty Advisor: Julie Terry, terryj@mctc.edu

Drone Club

This is an extracurricular club.
Faculty Advisor:  Megan Click, clickm@mctc.edu

Early Education Student Association

This is an academic club.
Faculty Advisor:  Sarah Dick, crouse@mctc.edu

Gaming Club

This is an academic club.
Faculty Advisor:  Josh Joseph, 304-710-3397

Massage Club

This is an academic club.
Faculty Advisor:  Mary Jo Perdue, perduem@mctc.edu

Mountwest Student Government Association

Staff Advisor: Stacey Arthur Arthur@mctc.edu

Faculty Advisor: Kim Copley copley17@mctc.edu

Phi Theta Kappa

This is an academic honorary.
Faculty Advisor:  Kendra Bolen, burdell1@mctc.edu

Pride Society (extracurricular)

This is an extracurricular club.
Faculty Advisor:  Casie McGee, mcgeec@mctc.edu

PTA Club

This is an academic club.
Faculty Advisor:  Kelly Terry, odell8@mctc.edu

Spirit Club

This is an extracurricular club.
Faculty Advisor:  Wendy Carter, carter14@mctc.edu

Table Top Gaming Club (extracurricular)

This is an extracurricular club.
Faculty Advisor:  Katie Hopkins, hopkins25@mctc.edu

Vet Tech Club

This is an academic club.
Faculty Advisor: Amanda Clark, clarka@mctc.edu

Our academic advising and professional counseling services offer a personal level of support that includes academic advising, goal setting, time management and mental health services. Click here for more information

The Office of the Registrar maintains student academic records and ensures that student rights are protected under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

The Office of the Registrar provides a variety of services to and for students, faculty, staff and alumni, including:

• Degree & enrollment verifications
• Graduation
• Degree Works
• Diploma production
• Name/address changes
• Processing grades
• Transcript evaluations
• Transcript requests

For more information please contact: Christopher R. Mantzel | Associate Registrar | mantzel@mctc.edu

Our Career Services Center offers a full range of employment services to help students and alumni bridge the gap between the classroom and the world of work.

To learn more click here!

The Accessibility Office coordinates services for qualified students with disabilities as they pursue their educational goals at Mountwest. This office acts as liaison between students with disabilities and faculty.

Students must declare and provide appropriate documentation of their disability to this office in order to receive services. 

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The Office of Financial Aid at Mountwest Community & Technical College is designed to give you the opportunity to obtain the resources you need to enroll at Mountwest.

The cost to attend Mountwest differs for each student, depending on where you live, program of study and how many credits you take. The chart below provides estimated average full-time costs for students for the 2020-2021 academic year and is provided for planning purposes. Note that these amounts are average amounts and you should refer to the Tuition and Fees page for exact costs.

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Mountwest Community & Technical College has been named in the top 20 Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges by Military Times for 2016. The Military Times Best for Vets distinction recognizes colleges for commitment to providing opportunities to America’s veterans. At Mountwest, veterans and active duty military members receive personalized support from the initial point of inquiry through graduation from our trained staff of military veterans.

 

Military Times named Mountwest the best two-year college for vets in the nation for 2013 and best community and technical college for vets in the nation for 2014.

Mountwest has also been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse. Mountwest has received this honor for six consecutive years.

 

The mission of the Office of Military Programs at Mountwest is to:

  • Build tomorrow’s leaders through excellence in teaching, learning, and service;
  • Bridge the gap between today’s students and the workforce of tomorrow; and
  • Broaden the path to lifelong educational goals.

 

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Academics

Our Academic Calendar has important dates for each term, such as when you can adjust your schedule, register for classes, or apply for graduation.

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Our Accessibility Services ensure educational and physical accessibility so students can achieve their academic goals and maintain their independence.

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Contact our advisors for questions about registering for classes, declaring a program of study, and any other academic-related concerns.

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Accessibility – File Transformer

Use Ally to personalize your learning experience! Convert course files into alternative formats that fit your needs, devices, & learning preferences.

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Blackboard recommends you use Firefox and/or Chrome. Use this browser checker to verify that your browser is supported and up-to-date for optimal use.

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Our Blackboard Tutorials show how to use discussion boards, check grades and feedback, submit assignments and tests, and more! Click here to begin!

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Online Tutoring – Anytime, Anywhere!

Mountwest recognizes that help with homework shouldn’t be limited to business hours. Connect 24/7 to a live, online tutor through Brainfuse for FREE!

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The bookstore (operated by Follett) is located in room 102. Students can purchase books, school supplies, and Mountwest apparel in-person or online.

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Our College Catalog provides information, policies, and procedures that all Mountwest students are responsible for knowing. Click below for details! 

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Our Consumer Information provides information that must be available/disclosed to all students at Mountwest, in accordance with federal regulations.

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Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) allows students to earn college credit for learning that has occurred outside of the traditional college environment.

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Blackboard Help & Support

Contact the Director of Distance Education if you experience issues with: Teams, Zoom, Blackboard (or its app), or other Blackboard-related issues.

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Visit our Distance Education webpage to learn about various learning tips and strategies that can help you be successful in any of your courses.

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Campus Info – Final Exam Calendar

Learn how to interpret our Final Exam Schedule and use it to determine the date and time of your final exam(s). Don’t forget to take time to destress!

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Paying for College

Students can review and accept their financial aid through myMCTC (under Student & Financial Aid Information) or by visiting the One-Stop in room 101.

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Our IT HelpDesk can help with myMCTC, Microsoft Office, MCTC email, and wifi access. Call, email, or stop by room G12 or the One-Stop for assistance.

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Mountwest partners with local county schools for students to begin the college experience while still in high school. Visit our webpage to learn more!

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Eligible students who participate in the Learn & Earn Program at Mountwest can make money while attending college. Sign up to learn more!

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Online Resources & Databases

Need help with research for your next paper? Our Library offers online resources and databases for student use. Learn how to access those materials!

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Campus Library

Our Library provides resources for current students, including access to online materials and databases as well as access to computers and printers.

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Borrow a Laptop!

Eligible students can choose to borrow a laptop (for FREE) to complete their coursework. Click here and complete the form to check your eligibility!

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New Student Orientation

Welcome to Mountwest! Attend our new student orientation for information about campus resources, academic support, and login credentials. Sign up now!

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Our Peer Coaches can help you navigate the campus and answer any questions about FAFSA or being a student at Mountwest. Stop by room 103 to meet them!

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Find Your Program

The right program of study is closer than you think. We offer a wide range of programs at Mountwest, so you can find the right program for you.

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Transcript Requests

Our Registrar is located in room 101 (One-Stop) and can assist with legal name and address changes, enrollment verification, transcript requests, etc.

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Register for Classes!

Our Registrar is located in room 101 (One-Stop) and can assist with legal name and address changes, enrollment verification, transcript requests, etc.

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Apply for Scholarships!

Mountwest offers a variety of student scholarships based on academic achievement, community involvement, leadership, area of study and financial need.

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Our Testing Center is located in room 106. For more information regarding availability and hours of operation, visit their webpage.

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Title IX protects everyone from sexual misconduct and discrimination regardless of sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression.

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*Campus Tutoring Center

Our Tutoring Center offers free tutoring for all courses (in-person or virtually), and it is located in room 342. Click here to learn more!

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Veterans & Military Services

Veterans and active duty military members receive personalized support from inquiry through graduation from our trained staff of military veterans.

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Our Writing Center offers free writing help for all courses (in-person or virtually), and it is located in room 304. Click here for more information!

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Are you having technology issues? Do you need help logging into Blackboard or checking your email? We can help! Click here to learn who to contact!

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Mountwest is committed to your success! Student study areas are located in the Library (room 104) and in room G13. Study alone or with classmates!

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Health & Wellness

Learn about resources available within our community including information about childcare, housing, mental health and wellness, WIC, and more!

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Changing Your Displayed Name

Mountwest recognizes that a name other than a legal name may be an integral part of one’s identity. Request to change your displayed name here.

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You belong here! We are committed to a safe, diverse, and inclusive campus. Visit our webpage for upcoming events, podcasts, and other resources.

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The Mountwest Food Pantry is a free, on-campus service available to current students, and is located in room G15B. Stop by any time. Grab and go!

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Located in Rm G15A, mothers in need of a private space for pumping breast milk while on campus may access our Maternity Room.

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Our Peer Recovery Specialist can help students going through recovery with resources, mentoring, & referral services. Contact us for more information.

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Campus Security

Our Campus Security is here to keep you safe! Stop by the Security Desk (lobby) if you feel unsafe or need assistance. They can even jump start cars!

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Social/Career/Life

Pay Less for Internet!

The Affordable Connectivity Program helps eligible students pay less for internet. Click here to find out if you qualify for this program!

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Join us on Facebook and stay connected! Learn about upcoming events and other things happening on campus. Follow us today!

Visit the Mountwest Facebook Page!

Student Activities

Learn about student activities and connect with your peers! Be sure to follow us on Facebook for on-campus events, games, and prizes!

Visit the Mountwest SGA Facebook Page!

Student Lounge

Mountwest understands the need to relax between classes and destress. Come to the Student Lounge in room G14 & G14A for fun, games, and comfy seating!

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Your success at Mountwest is not only important to you, it’s important to us. That’s why the Office of Student Services is here for you.

The office of Student Services is here for you during college operating hours.  If you have questions please feel free to look at the STUDENT HANDBOOK located here, to help answer some of your immediate questions!

Advising & Counseling Services

Our academic advising and professional counseling services offer a personal level of support that includes academic advising, goal setting, time management and mental health services.

Admissions

Our Admissions Office makes it easy to apply to Mountwest in just 3 easy steps!

Bookstore

The campus book store is where you can get your books, course materials, and supplies. The campus store also offers Mountwest clothing and apparel perfect for gifts.

Career Services

Our Career Services Center offers a full range of employment services to help students and alumni bridge the gap between the classroom and the world of work.

Disabled Student Services

The Office of Disabled Student Services coordinates services for qualified students with disabilities as they pursue their educational goals and acts as a liaison between students with disabilities and faculty.

E-ZStart

The E-ZStart Program guides first-time adult students through the entire college process step-by-step. Best of all, this introductory, 3-hour course is provided at no cost to you.

Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid assists students through the financial aid process, communicating valuable information to make the student education experience as cost-effective as possible.

Registrar

The Office of the Registrar assists students with degree certification, diploma production, transcript requests and attendance.

Student Organizations

Mountwest offers a number of clubs and organizations that let students explore their interests, meet people and develop valuable leadership and organizational skills while having fun along the way.

Veterans & Military Services

The Office of Veterans & Military Services coordinates services for veterans attending classes and receiving veteran’s benefits and provides important information about resources available to them at the college.

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