Helpful Resources

Community WIFI Locations

In addition to MCC’s scheduled labs, students can access WIFI in the following community locations with their own device. These locations offer cost free, password free, WIFI for community use. Students may park in a car or sit in the greenspace where available.

Avery County

  • Avery County High School
  • Avery County Middle School
  • Banner Elk Elementary School
  • Cranberry Middle School
  • Crossnore Elementary School
  • Freedom Trail Elementary School
  • Newland Elementary School
  • Riverside Elementary School
  • Hardees
  • McDonalds, Newland

Mitchell County

  • Bowman Middle School
  • Deyton Elementary School
  • Gouge Elementary School
  • Greenlee Primary School
  • Harris Middle School
  • Mayland Early College High School
  • McDonalds
  • Mitchell High School
  • Bear Creek Baptist Church
  • Elite Shine Detail
  • Little Switzerland Books and Beans
  • Miller Insurance
  • Spring Creek Baptist Church
  • Spruce Pine Public Library
  • Tipton Hill Community Center

Yancey County

  • McDonalds
  • Yancey County Public Library

North Carolina Resources for Students

  • Aunt Bertha– Search for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more on your NC Community College Campus
  • NC 211– A program of the North Carolina Health and Human Services Commission, 2-1-1  NC connects North Carolina citizens with the services they need.
  • NCCARE360 – Statewide coordinated care network to electronically connect those with identified needs to community resources and allow for a feedback loop.

National Resources for Students 

Technology resources for students

  • Adobe Creative Cloud– Free temporary at-home access for students who log into Creative Cloud on campus
  • AT&T– Internet access for qualifying limited income households for $10/month
  • Charter Communications– Free broadband internet for new customers in households with college students for 60 days
  • Comcast Internet Essentials– Free internet service for new customers and free speed upgrade for current customers
  • EveryoneOn– Search for low-cost internet service and computers by zip code

Resources for Faculty

How to support students

Tips for teaching and learning

Online transition and continuity

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