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Pardon our Dust!

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) will be closed Monday, 6/5 and will reopen Tuesday, 6/6 in Bldg 19, Room 106.

Student Services will be closed Wednesday and Thursday 6/6-6/7 and will reopen Monday, 6/12 in the site of the former ARC.

Financial Aid offices will not close, but will be moved into the Smith Library by 6/8.

Summer 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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Adults, Evening, & Online

Workforce Continuing Education

College and Career Readiness

Dates to Remember
Spring / Summer 2023
May 8 End of Spring Term
May 9 Final Grades due
May 12 Graduation
May 15 Last Date to Register
May 16 New Student Orientation
May 17 Classes Begin
May 22 End of Drop/Add
May 23 Tuition Refund Deadline/10%
May 29 Memorial Day Holiday
Jun 7 Last Day to receive Non-Punitive Grade of “W”
Jul 4 Independence Day Holiday
Jul 3, 5-6 Summer Break
Jul 19 End of Eight Week Classes
Aug 02 End of Summer Term
Aug 03 Final Grades due

College News

Phyllis and Ray McKesson, and Larry and Gloria Boyce

MTCC Training Room Dedicated to NAACP McDowell County

The Board of Trustees of McDowell Technical Community College, on recommendation from The MTCC Foundation’s Board of Directors, have named the main training room in the college’s Smith Building in honor of the NAACP McDowell County Chapter. At a recent installation ceremony, Ray McKesson, Chapter President, and members of the chapter’s executive board unveiled a wall plaque dedicating the large conference room in the chapter’s honor.

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ATD photo l to r front Aprille Bailey, Dr Bo Bennett, Valerie Dobson, back Ladelle Harmon, Chuck Bowling, Dr Brian S. Merritt, Dr. Jonathon Howell, Stacy Buff

McDowell Tech Joins Achieving the Dream Network

McDowell Technical Community College in Marion, North Carolina is pleased to announce that it is joining a group of more than 300 community colleges that compose the network of Achieving the Dream (ATD), the most comprehensive non-governmental reform movement for college student success in the nation.

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MTCC’s McKesson Receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Ray McKesson, retired Vice-President of Finance and Administration at McDowell Technical Community College and member of the college’s board of trustees and the MTCC Foundation, was recently awarded North Carolina’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Governor Roy Cooper.

MTCC Honors List Recipients, Spring 2023

Congratulations to the following students who made the Dean’s, President’s and Honors Lists at McDowell Technical Community College during the Spring Semester, 2023: