New Student Orientation and Registration

Next Steps

Your status as a new college student, transfer student, guest student or ESL student will determine your next steps. Please review the information below.

New Students Who Have Not Attended College Before

  • Must attend a New Student Registration Session where you will
    • learn about transitioning to the College;
    • meet with an Academic Advisor; and
    • complete registration.
  • Select a registration session.
  • Complete Placement Testing prior to registration, if needed. Students may be eligible for placement test exemptions, based upon SAT, PSSA, or other test scores, as well as high school GPA and/or course work. Please visit Placement Testing Exemption to learn more. Our Placement Testing Center has walk-in testing, Monday-Saturday. Please visit Placement Testing to learn more about test preparation, test center hours, and the testing process.

Registration Sessions

Transfer Students

Transfer students (successfully completed a college course at another institution) are not required to attend New Student Registration. You will need to

  • Call 215-641-6577 (Central Campus) or 610-718-1906 (West Campus) to schedule a registration appointment.
  • Send us an official transcript from your prior institution(s).
  • May need placement testing. Please reference the above link for test exemption information.
  • To learn more about the transfer student process please visit the Transfer Admissions Checklist page.

Guest Students

Guest students register for classes via the guest student application.  Please visit Guest Application to learn more.

ESL Students

As an ESL students you may need to complete placement tests. Please visit Placement Testing for exemptions and testing information. Please call 215-641-6577 to schedule an advising and registration appointment with Dilek Arig, Academic Advisor. ESL students do not need to complete a New Student Registration session.

All New Students and Parents are invited to attend New Student Welcome Day/Orientation. Please join us to tour your campus, meet other students, find out about financial aid and free resources to assist you in your first semester, learn about Mustang athletics, student clubs and organizations, and pick-up your FREE student planner!

Central Campus in Blue Bell
Day session
Wednesday, January 14
Science Center Auditorium
Registration begins at 8:30 am
Program begins at 9:00 am
Evening session
Wednesday, January 14
Science Center Auditorium
Registration begins at 5:30 pm
Program begins at 6:00 pm
Snow Date*
For both sessions is Thursday, January 15
Science Center Auditorium
West Campus in Pottstown
Day session
Tuesday, January 13
Community Room, South Hall
Registration begins at 8:30 am
Program begins at 9:00 am
Evening session
Thursday, January 15
Community Room, South Hall
Registration begins at 5:30 pm
Program begins at 6:00 pm
Snow Date*
Day Session: Tuesday, January 14
Evening Session: Friday, January 16
Community Room, South Hall

All sessions are two and a half hours long. No Pre-Registration Needed

For more information call 215-641-6507.

* Snow dates will be used ONLY if the College is closed. Central Campus day session school closing number: 320 and evening 2320. West Campus day session closing number: 395 and evening 2395. Or, check our website at mc3.edu.

Payment Information
Deferred Payment Plan

mc3-footer