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                Student Life & Leadership
Southern and Dobson: 480-461-7285 | Red Mountain: 480-654-7759
College activities provide opportunities for students to interact socially, develop leadership skills, and gain greater understanding of other cultures. All MCC students are welcome to participate in the diverse activities offered on campus during the year. Students interested in becoming a part of any MCC activity may visit the Office of Student Life and Leadership in the Mesquite Building at Red Mountain or Kirk Student Center at Southern and Dobson.
Clubs and Organizations are set up to enhance the learning experience at Mesa Community College. Students may partici- pate in programs that enhance their occupational training or social activities and reflect special interests including cultural events, community service projects, and forums dealing with today’s issues. Students may join a club at any time by contacting the listed advisor or signing up during club-sponsored events.
Events Programming Council assists in the creation of activities that appeal to a variety of interests from theatre to student clubs. It is not unusual during the year to hear free live music performed on campus, explore different cultures during the various cultural days, or enjoy social activities at either MCC campus.
Leadership Opportunities are available to currently enrolled MCC students by the Office of Student Life and Leadership for leadership development. Opportunities include a variety of one-day, weekend and weeklong leadership retreats and programs. For more information, contact the Office of Student Life and Leadership.
Student Government Executive Board members are elected by the student body each spring to represent the Associated Stu- dents of Mesa Community College (ASMCC). The ASMCC officers work to serve the needs and interests of MCC students by pro- moting and maintaining a democratic form of government and strive to work with faculty, staff, students, and administration to ac- complish this goal. ASMCC represents the student body on various college committees. They also plan activities to meet the intel- lectual and social needs of MCC students.
Student Senate includes the ASMCC Cabinet, Independent Senators and a voting representative from each recognized active MCC club or organization. The Senate meets weekly, and all MCC students are invited to attend.
Testing Services & Placement Testing
Southern and Dobson: 480-461-7336 | Red Mountain: 480-654-7811
Placement testing is required for students enrolling in college for the first time or concurrently enrolled in high school and college at the same time. Students with transfer credit from another college may not need to complete all the placement tests. Placement testing is computer-based with no time limit; however, students should allow 2-21⁄2 hours to complete all three placement tests. Photo ID and a Maricopa Student ID number are required for all testing services. Sample questions are available at our website. testing-services/placement-test-sample-questions
GED pre-registration for the High School Equivalency Test is available at The High School Equivalency exam is admin- istered by appointment only and a location will be selected when registering for the GED exam on-line at This is a com- munity service available to anyone who is 16 years of age or older. Persons under 18 years of age require additional documentation. Two official forms government issued identification are required and a fee is charged. The GED exam is available in English, Span- ish and French languages. Students with documented disabilities may be eligible for testing accommodations. Information regarding test accommodations can also be found at
Student make-up exams are available for students who miss an exam in class. Students should work with their instructors to see if this is an option and make arrangements to use this service. Photo identification is required for make-up exams. Private testing rooms, visual enlargers, and other services are available for students with special needs and arranged through the Office of Disability Resources.
Veteran Services
Southern & Dobson: 480-461-7425 | Red Mountain: 480-654-7752
The Veterans’ Services office assists qualified students with veteran/dependent educational benefits. Veterans’ benefits are available to veterans and children or spouses of deceased or 100% permanently disabled veterans. To secure benefits, the student must apply through the Veterans’, Services office.
The Veterans’ Services office provides one-stop enrollment service. A veteran/dependent of a veteran has an opportunity to receive academic advisement, course registration, and assistance with financial aid. Please visit our office and complete the veterans’/ dependent packet today.
Voter Registration
Voter Registration Forms are available in the lobby of the Kirk Student Center, the lobby of the Library, and at either of our two lo- cations or visit the State of Arizona Voter Registration webpages here:

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