Skip to main content MCC Crescent Shape Search rss Facebook Twitter Youtube chevron pointing down

Priority Dates

Summer: May 1
Fall: May 30
Spring: Nov 30

We encourage you to complete your Student Center “TO DO” list by the priority dates. This is when our financial aid offices' high volume period starts.

Related Links

You have worked hard in high school to earn your A+ eligibility. To maintain your benefits, you must:

  • Enroll in degree-related credit courses each semester (at least 12 credit hours in the fall and the spring semesters; six credit hours in the summer semester).
  • Maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA).
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each academic year.
  • Maintain a completion rate of at least 67 percent.
  • Complete the full-time hours each term in which you are enrolled.

If you have difficulty meeting the A+ program guidelines, please ask for help! Contact your campus counseling/advising center to discuss the many services we offer to help you succeed.

If you lose your A+ benefits, you can get them back. This is what you will have to do:

  • Enroll in a subsequent term and enroll in the number of credit hours (3, 6, 9, or 12 credit hours) needed to achieve a GPA that will restore your A+ benefits.
  • Raise your GPA to the required cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher.
  • Pay the full cost of your tuition and all fees during the semester(s) of ineligibility.
  • Raise your completion rate to the required 67 percent, or higher.
  • If you did not complete full-time hours, you must successfully make up those hours successfully in a subsequent term before you again become eligible for A+ benefits.
Contacts
MCC - Blue River
Education Center, rm 134
816.604.1000
br.advisor@mcckc.edu
MCC - Business & Technology 
Main (East) building, rm 111
816.604.1000
btc.advisor@mcckc.edu
MCC - Longview 
Campus Center, rm 210 
816.604.1000
lv.advisor@mcckc.edu
MCC - Maple Woods 
Administration building, rm 108 
816.604.1000
mw.advisor@mcckc.edu
MCC - Penn Valley 
Student Enrollment Center
816.604.1000
pv.advisor@mcckc.edu
Resources
knowhowtogo.com
kids2college.org
collegelprep101.com
firstinthefamily.org
educationplanner.org
mycollegeoptions.org
showmethefuture.org
Last Modified: 7/10/17