Accelerate Your Education in Just Three Weeks!

If you’re driven to succeed, and want to earn credits in just three weeks, we invite you to enroll in a course for the Mott Mini-Mester.

The Mini-Mester is an accelerated term (intersession) offered from December 22, 2022 to January 11, 2023. The Mini-Mester is open to current and guest students, and courses are taught entirely online.

Section offerings for the Mini-Mester are general education courses in humanities, math, and social sciences.

Courses Offered:

Mini-Mester will offer a variety of general education courses in humanities, math and social sciences.

  • COMG 153 – Computers-A Practical Approach
  • COMM 131 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking
  • ECON 221 – Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics)
  • ENGL 101 – English Composition I
  • ENGL 102 – English Composition II
  • GEOG 141 – Physical Geography
  • MATH 120 – Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 130 – College Algebra
  • MUSC 180 – Music Appreciation
  • PHIL 295 – Ethics
  • PSYC 281 – General Psychology
  • SOCY 191 – Introductory Sociology
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How to Enroll

Mini-Mester Registration:
begins November 29, 2022 and closes December 23, 2022

Transcripts will be available after final grades are posted.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Mott Mini-Mester is a three-week accelerated term offering a variety of general education courses that can help students achieve their educational goals faster.

A student who is currently enrolled in classes at MCC.

A student who is currently enrolled at another college or university seeking to earn credits at MCC.

  1. Add the Mini-Mester course to your timeline in MyBackpack.
  2. Submit with the "Request Review" button to alert your Assigned Advisor that you are requesting course approval.
  3. Once your course is approved, select the section you wish to register for and complete your registration.
  4. Ensure that you've secured a method of payment.

To get started, please complete a guest application:

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Guest Application PDF

Guest students should contact an Admissions Representative to request course approval.

Please call the Admissions Office at (810) 235-5533.

December 22, 2022 - January 11, 2023

Registration for Mini-Mester begins November 29, 2022

Date Item
November 29, 2022 Open registration begins
December 22, 2022 Classes begin
December 23, 2022 Registration closes
December 23, 2022 Last day for 100% tuition refund
December 24, 2022 Last day for 50% tuition refund
December 24, 2022 Official date of record
January 6, 2023 Last day to Drop
January 11, 2023 Classes end
January 13, 2023 Final grades due

To find the list of Mini-Mester courses, you should:

View Mini-Mester Classes in MyBackpack > Course Catalog

or to manually search in MyBackpack:

  1. Go to the "Course Catalog: Advance Search" in MyBackpack
  2. Choose Winter 2023 for term, 12/22/2022 for the Meeting Start Date, and 01/11/2023 for the Meeting End Date.
  3. Submit the query with the "Search" button at the bottom of the form.

All classes are offered online, which means you will access them through Canvas Learning Management System.

In-District Out-of-District Out-of-State
3 credits - $658.16 3 credits - $778.79 3 credits - $1015.13
4 credits - $822.54 4 credits - $983.38 4 credits - $1298.50

Payment is due at the time of registration to avoid classes being dropped. Payment plans are available. If you have any questions, please call (810) 762-0200.

For MCC students, Mini-Mester classes are part of the winter semester and will be used to determine your class load for Winter. If you have any questions, please call the Financial Aid Office at 810-762-0144.

Financial aid may be available to guest students. A guest student's financial aid eligibility is determined at their home school. Please reach out to the Financial Aid, or appropriate office, at the home institution to determine if aid can be used.

Students are limited to one course during the Mini-Mester.

For additional questions, call the College Information Center at (810) 762-0200 or email at [email protected].