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Important Announcements

Important Announcements


Mayland Financial Aid Operations

Beginning Monday, May 10, 2021, Mayland Financial Aid Department is in office during our normal Summer semester operating hours of 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Mayland Community College is closed on Fridays during the Summer semester. In order to continue to comply with guidance from state and local officials to proactively limit the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health and safety of students and employees, our department will be working a rotating schedule between in-office and remote work to limit the possible exposure for our staff, faculty and students. Please feel free to contact your financial aid representatives as follows:

Jessica Forbes, Financial Aid Technician

Students With Last Names Beginning With Letter A-L

Email: jforbes@mayland.edu

Office Phone: 828.766.1241

Google Voice: 828.537.0008

ReJeanna Trice, Financial Aid Technician

Students With Last Names Beginning With Letter M-Z

Email: rtrice@mayland.edu

Office Phone: 828.766.1242

Google Voice: 828.528.1702

Sonja Peterson, Director of Financial Aid

Email: speterson@mayland.edu

Office Phone: 828.766.1240

Google Voice: 828.536.0174

If you are unsure which representative to contact, please email us at finaid@mayland.edu and the appropriate person will get back in touch with you. If you contact a representative via telephone, please leave a voicemail with your name, telephone number and a good email address if you do not have access to a Mayland email address. We will primarily respond to questions and concerns via email but we are able to respond to telephone numbers if an email is not available. As in past, our department will communicate any important announcements through student email, as well as our Important Announcements web page.


Summer 2021 Federal Work Study (FWS) Opportunity

We have a fantastic Summer 2021 FWS opportunity beginning June 1st and running through July 31st. This position will work with the Mayland Information Technology (IT) Department with needed IT software and hardware updates for no more than 15 hours per week at $8.25 per hour.

To be eligible for this position, the applicant must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours with MCC during the Summer 2021 semester or have a promised enrollment of at least 6 credit hours with MCC for the Fall 2021 semester.

Please visit https://www.mayland.edu/financial-aid/federal-programs/ for more information and to apply or email Mayland Financial Aid Department at finaid@mayland.edu.

If you are seeking a degree in Information Technology, please do not mess out on this opportunity. It would be great experience to work with the MCC IT Department while earning a little extra spending money for the summer!


CAREs Act Student Emergency Funds

From recent conversations through the media, you all may be aware that the Federal government has designated a portion of the CAREs Act as Emergency Funds to be disbursed to students as emergency financial aid grants. The purpose of these emergency financial aid grants is to help cover expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus.

For updated information in regard to CAREs Act Emergency Funds, please visit https://www.mayland.edu/caresact/.

For more information regarding the coronavirus, please visit our Coronaivirus Update web page at https://www.mayland.edu/covid19-updates/.


Spring 2021 MCC Bookstore Book Return

The last day to return books to the MCC Bookstore is Tuesday, May 5, 2021. Please contact the MCC Bookstore at the information listed College Bookstore – Mayland if you will be unable to meet this deadline.


Summer 2021 MCC Bookstore Information

  1. Please complete the following prior to ordering books:
  • If you plan to use financial aid, complete all required documents, and
  • have your Student ID number handy.
  1. Students may order books and supplies online beginning Monday, May 10, 2021. Books and supplies can be charged to a student’s financial aid or paid with a debit/credit card.
  2. Beginning May 10th, the MCC Bookstore will be open Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and closed on Fridays. Please help us by following these guidelines when you visit:
  • While in campus buildings, including the MCC Bookstore, you are required to wear a mask.
  • Please enter the MCC Bookstore on the gate side of the store and exit through the outside door.
  • There will only be two students allowed in the bookstore at a time to allow for social distancing.
  • If there are two students in the MCC Bookstore already, please wait outside the gate at the designated markers in the hallway.
  • Please try to maintain a 6 feet distance between yourself and others.
  1. Even though the MCC Bookstore is open, you are encouraged to order your books online at bkstr.com/marylandccstore/home.
  • If you have not ordered books in past, you will be asked to set up a username and password.
  • You will have the option to charge to financial aid, if available, or use a debit/credit card.
  • If you are renting books, even if you are using financial aid to cover the costs, you will be asked to add a debit/credit card in case the books are not returned by the due date.
  • You have the choice of having books mailed or you may pick them up. If you choose pick up, the MCC bookstore will offer curbside pickup service. Please park in a visitor spot in the main parking lot. Call 828.766.1245 or 828.766.1206.  The Bookstore staff will bring the books to you. You are asked to wear a mask when picking up books. If you prefer to walk into the store, please follow the same guidelines listed above, including mask and social distancing.  If you choose to have your books mailed, please be aware that it could take 3-5 business days to receive your books and please be sure to use a physical mailing address rather than a P.O. Box for any deliveries.

Summer 2021 Deadlines (Non-High School Curriculum Students)

  • Tuition and Fees Payment Deadline
    • The Summer 2021 Curriculum Tuition and Fee Payment deadline will be Thursday, May 13th. If you think you have financial aid to cover your Summer 2021 semester, please be sure to check your MCC Self Service account to ensure no other items are needed or email Mayland Financial Aid at finaid@mayland.edu to confirm. If you do not have Summer 2021 financial aid, Mayland does offer a payment plan option to break up your tuition and fee payment. For more information, please see the Payment Plan Deadline section listed below.As always, if you do not receive financial aid or are unable to pay your Summer 2021 tuition and fees, please do not hesitate to reach out to Mayland Financial Aid to determine if we have other financial support opportunities available.
  • Tuition and Fee Payment Plan Deadline
    • If you would like to set up a payment plan for your Summer 2021 Curriculum tuition and fees, please do so no later than Wednesday, May 26th. If a payment plan is not set up by this deadline, students will be required to pay his or her entire Summer 2021 tuition and fees out of pocket. For more information, please visit https://www.mayland.edu/financial-aid/tuition-payment-plan/.
  • MCC Bookstore Charges to Financial Aid Deadline
    • Summer 2021 MCC Bookstore Financial Aid Charge timeframe is Monday, May 10th through Thursday, May 27th. Students will still be able to purchase books and supplies in the MCC Bookstore after May 27th, but will not be able to charge the books and supplies to his or her Summer 2021 financial aid. For MCC Bookstore hours and contact information, please visit https://www.mayland.edu/college-bookstore/.

Summer 2021 Financial Aid Disbursement Schedule

MonthCourse Start DatesScheduled Refund Date
JuneCourses beginning 05/17/2021June 30, 2021

Financial aid will be disbursed based upon the start date of each course.

Following are common situations that result in the reduction of financial aid:
  • Student is attempting a previously passed course for the third time.
  • Student is taking a course that is not part of his/her program of study.
  • Student is issued a no show grade.
  • Student officially withdraws or is administratively withdrawn.
  • Student is enrolled in the Welding Technology Diploma or Practical Nursing Diploma (PN). These programs are subject to the Department of Education’s clock hour to credit hour conversion, making the programs eligible for partial financial aid.
  • Student is enrolled in the Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate (BLET). This program is subject to the Department of Education’s clock hour calculations, which means the student will receive financial aid based on their hours of completion for the program.

Class attendance directly impacts financial aid eligibility.

**Scheduled refund dates are subject to change.

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