Advising, Career & Transfer

Advising, Career & Transfer

Welcome to the Office of Advising, Career & Transfer We are here to help! Our team provides our students and alumni with the tools they need to succeed during and after their MWCC journey. Academic Student Success  Academic Advising is a collaborative process between you, your faculty, and academic advisors using a team approach. This […]

MWCC THRIVE Center and ACT Center

What is the Difference? The THRIVE Center is a newly added area to Mount Wachusett Community College that provides support for students. While the Academic Advising, Career, and Transfer office (ACT) also provides students with support, there are a few key differences. In this article, we will break down those differences and help you determine […]

Parents, Family & Supporters FAQs

Top 25 Questions by Family and Support Network 1. What type of college is MWCC? Personalized attention and small class sizes are hallmarks of MWCC. Professors know their students’ names and care about their success. Unparalleled student services are readily available whether your student needs academic support, transfer or career counseling, or job placement assistance. […]

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Downloads Notes: Please consult individual syllabi to confirm class meeting and exam schedule. Exceptions to this calendar may exist for cycle and evening courses. The records office makes every attempt to post grades online three days following the close of final exams. Students cannot withdraw after the date specified on the calendar. The […]

Contact An Advisor

Meet Our Staff Academic advisors are here to help guide you through your time here at MWCC, whether you are enrolled in credit-bearing courses on campus or online. All advisors are dedicated to helping you achieve your educational goals. Some advisors have a specialty that provides more detailed knowledge in certain areas or programs but […]

Career Advising

When trying to determine which major is right for you or which career path to take, MWCC’s Academic Advising can help! We offer workshops on Career and Program of Study exploration and help students navigate assessment tools such as Focus2 and Career Coach. Advisors work collaboratively with students to guide them through the college and […]

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions 1. Can I enroll in classes at either the Gardner, Leominster, or Devens campus? Yes you can. Students can apply to the College, take the College Placement Test, and complete financial aid applications at any campus. The addresses, phone numbers, and hours for both campuses are listed below: Devens Campus One Jackson […]

Admissions FAQs

First-time Students (under 24) First-time Students (24 and over) Transfer Students Readmit Students Military/Veteran Students International Students Parents Accepted Students What degrees and certificates are available? There are over 40 academic programs offered at MWCC.  See a complete list of all programs of study at MWCC. When do classes start? Credit courses start and end […]

Reasons to Attend a Community College vs. University

The choice of what to do after finishing high school or when going back to college can feel daunting. Many people can benefit in several ways by attending a community college. These local colleges offer professional certificates and basic courses that you can use to replace the first two years of university credits. If the […]


Valor Act Academic Credit Evaluation Policy Mount Wachusett Community College demonstrates its commitment to veterans seeking to pursue postsecondary through its policies, practices and services. Consistent with the Massachusetts Valor Act signed into law on May 31, 2012, the College has established the following policies to support veteran students in their educational and professional endeavors: […]