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Welcome to MTCC
MTCC in the top 2% in the Nation
Workforce Development Short-Term Training
FAFSA Simplification
Beyond a Better Job
Beyond a Better Job
Beyond a Better Job
Beyond a Better Job
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Pardon our Dust!

Temporary Office Locations:

Academic Resource Center (ARC)
Building 19, Room 106

Student Services
Building 11, former ARC (second floor of library)

Financial Aid
Building 11, first floor (in library)

Dates to Remember
Spring 2024
Mar 6 End of Drop/Add: 2nd 8-week Classes
Mar 14-17 MTCC Fire Rescue College
Mar 18 Advising for Summer/Fall 2024 Begins
Mar 29 Good Friday (Holiday)
Apr 1-5 Spring Break (Work/Annual Leave)
Apr 8 Summer/Fall Registration Begins
Apr 16 Spring Fling (SGA Event)
May 6 End of Spring Term
May 7 Grades Due
May 10 Graduation
May 16 New Student Orientation
May 20 Classes Begin
May 22 End of Drop/Add
May 24 Tuition Refund Deadline/10%
May 27 Memorial Day (Holiday)

Spring Break Begins


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McDowell Technical Community College has over one hundred different degree, certification and diploma programs. Explore the featured areas of study below.

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College News

Finalists Named for MTCC Presidency

The McDowell Technical Community College Board of Trustees announced today that three (3) finalists have been selected for the vacant position of President at McDowell Tech following the resignation late last summer of former president Dr. Brian S. Merritt who had accepted a position as Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer at the NC Community College System Office in Raleigh. Each of the current candidates has received preliminary approval by the NC State Board of Community Colleges to advance to the next stage in the search process.

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Keeping the Faith

A sweet and loving child of God returned to her heavenly father in the still and quiet of a bitterly-cold January morning earlier this week. Julie Buchanan, better known to most of her McDowell Tech family as Julie Padgett, ended her battle with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, on Wednesday, just a little more than 21 months after she was officially diagnosed with the disease.

McDowell Tech, Isothermal and Western Piedmont to Collaborate on Regional Effort to Boost Graduation Rates in High-Demand Careers

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded McDowell Technical Community College and regional partners Isothermal Community College and Western Piedmont Community College a grant in the amount of $2.3 million. The project, entitled Foothills FORWARD, aims to facilitate an occupation-ready workforce by addressing regional demands through efforts focused on increasing college retention, persistence and completion rates among students in areas served by the three colleges.

Donors to MTCC’s Day of Giving Are Making a Difference

Santa came a little early this year for the McDowell Technical Community College Foundation, with 55 individuals donating $8,710 in just 24 hours to the Foundation’s Endowment Fund during the college’s First Annual Day of Giving held in early November. All of these donations will support student scholarships.