NonCredit Registration & Other Information
- Tuition and Fees
- Method of Payment
- Financial Assistance
- Registration Confirmation
- Employer Sponsored Registrations
- Refund Policy
- Senior Citizen Policy
- Continuing Studies I.D. Card
- Classroom Location
- Certificate Completion
- Closings and Cancellations
- Student Code of Conduct
About Noncredit and MCCC
- Building Entrance
- Bookstore Hours
- MCCC Library
- Professional Development
- MCCC Veteran Services
- Smoke-Free Campus
- Vending Machines
- Disability Accommodations
- Affirmative Action and Compliance
January - May
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fees for noncredit courses are listed with each course description. Please use our noncredit catalog in PDF format at www.mccc.edu/ccs to view current course offerings or visit the MyMercer Portal. Tuition for noncredit courses is the same for Mercer County and non-Mercer County residents and must be paid at time of registration.
Method of Payment
Tuition and fees must be paid in full upon registration.
- Checks and money orders may be used for payment either in person or by mail.
- Cash is accepted for in-person registration only. Please do not mail cash.
There will be a $20 administrative fee charged for the first returned check and $35 charged for any subsequent returned checks.
VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover are accepted for payment by phone, fax, mail, or in-person.
Students seeking financial assistance for continuing studies courses should contact a lending institution. Financial Assistance through the Mercer County Office of Training & Employment for training programs may be available for qualified unemployed or dislocated workers. Call the Mercer County Office of Training and Employment at 609.989.6523. There are no payment plans available for continuing studies courses.
All types of registrations can be confirmed by calling 609.570.3311 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Telephone: When you register by telephone you will receive your Student Schedule and receipt in the mail.
- Mail/fax: You will receive your Student Schedule and receipt in the mail.
- Online: When you complete the online registration process, you will be able to print out a Student Schedule which serves as your paid receipt and confirmation of your class.
- Assume your class is running unless you are notified otherwise.
Online Registration Notice:
Due to record vetting, courses that have Pre-requisites are NOT available for online registration. Please use the other methods (mail, fax, in person) when registering for these classes.
Employer Sponsored Registrations
Employers who are interested in sponsoring their employees for continuing studies classes should submit the Employer Sponsor Information Form and return with payment to the Center for Continuing Studies. Questions regarding this process can be directed to 609.570.3311 or ComEd@mccc.edu.
Our refund policy is:
Credit card payments will be refunded to the credit card; cash and check payments will be refunded via a check from MCCC made out to the student.
- 10 or more days before the beginning of a class: 100% refund
- Less than 10 days before class start date: no refund
Senior Citizen Policy
Mercer County residents who are age 65 or over are eligible to apply a 20% discount to most noncredit courses, provided all course prerequisites are met. This policy does not apply to the following classes and programs: swim, culinary, floral design, or Ed2go. The 20% discount applies to the total cost of the class. Seniors need to register in person and present proof of birth date and current address in order to qualify. The Center for Continuing Studies is located in the Conference Center at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ 08550. Call 609.570.3311 for more information or directions.
Continuing Studies I.D. Card
In lieu of an MCCC student ID card, Continuing Studies students must carry a copy of their Student Schedule while on campus. Some classes require Continuing Studies students to obtain an MCCC student ID card. Students will be advised in class if an ID card is required. Any Continuing Studies student who is required to obtain an ID card should contact Continuing Studies at ComEd@mccc.edu for instructions.
Classroom Location/Room Number
The Student Schedule usually indicates the classroom, building and room number. If room information is not shown, call 609.570.3311 for location one day prior to the start date. Unless otherwise noted, noncredit courses are scheduled at the West Windsor Campus. Locations for other sites are indicated with course descriptions.
Course descriptions include materials/book information. Required texts are available for purchase in the Bookstore, which is located on the second floor of the library. Books are arranged by course number, unless otherwise noted. Textbooks can be purchased online at www.mccc.bkstr.com and can either be shipped to your home (shipping fees apply), or held for in-store pickup. Questions regarding Bookstore policy and procedure can be directed to 609.570.3416
Have you completed one of our Certificate Programs? Congratulations! To request your certificate, please contact our Operations Coordinator at ComEd@mccc.edu or call our Registration Desk at 609.570.3311. There will be a $5 charge for duplicate certificates, grade letters, and noncredit transcript reports.
When classes are cancelled because of inclement weather or for other reasons, please check the MCCC college website for the most up-to-date information, or WWFM 89.1, Channel 26 (Cablevision & Comcast) and Channel 20 (Verizon FIOS)
The college reserves the right to cancel a course when registration is less than the minimum required. All tuition and fees are refunded in full when the course is cancelled by the college.
Notice of cancellation will be given by phone and email. When you register, please provide the best phone number and email to reach you during the day.
Grades (Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory) are awarded for professional development and noncredit certificate courses. If you have completed your certificate program, please email ComEd@mccc.edu to request your certificate. Grade letters can be requested via email to ComEd@mccc.edu
Student Code of Conduct
Participants are expected to abide by the guidelines regarding student conduct as outlined in the Continuing Studies Student Code of Conduct located in the back of the course catalog. We reserve the right to deny admittance to any student who violates these guidelines.
About Noncredit and MCCC
Ample parking is provided in the open student lots (East or West) indicated on the map found online here. The lots are well lit at night.
Students with mobility issues should call 609.570.3311 for individual assistance and parking accommodations, or email ComEd@mccc.edu.
Building Entrance for Continuing Studies Students
- To enter and exit classes meeting in the Conference Center: Follow the burgundy signs marked "Conference Center Campus Entrance" from the West Student Parking Lot to the doors with the awning marked "Conference Center Campus Entrance." (See map on page 65)
- For registration services: Follow the white sign marked "Registration: Continuing Studies and Camp College" from the West Student Parking Lot and enter the Conference Center building.
West Windsor Bookstore Hours
Bookstore website: www.mccc.bkstr.com
JKC-Trenton Bookstore Hours
Monday: 9am to 4:30pm
Thursday: 9am to 6:30pm
Bookstore website: www.mccc.bkstr.com
If you would like to use the college's library or computers, please bring a copy of your current course schedule and a photo ID. If you wish to borrow books, you will need a college ID. Please contact us at ComEd@mccc.edu for further information.
The Center for Continuing Studies at Mercer County Community College is a registered provider of professional development with the New Jersey State Department of Education. Our provider number is 4285. In addition, Center for Continuing Studies at Mercer County Community College is registered with the New Jersey State Board of Accountancy for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for licensed Certified Public Accountants and Public Accounts (certification #20 CE 00011900).
As indicated within the appropriate course descriptions, some of MCCC's noncredit professional development courses award CEUs (Continuing Education Units), CPEs (Continuing Professional Education for Certified Public Accountants), CECH's (Continuing Education Contact Hours), and/or PDU's (Professional Development Units) to the student upon successful completion and a passing grade for the course. Successful completion means the student has mastered the material and has attended at least 80% of the scheduled class time. A passing grade is Satisfactory (S).
MCCC Veteran's Services
Several of our programs/courses have been approved by the Department of Veteran Affairs for use with the GI Bill. Please call Robert Becker at 609.570.3240 for more information.
As of January 1, 2013, Mercer County Community College became a smoke-free campus.
Hours of operation during semester:
Saturday: Cafeteria is closed on Saturday. Students are encouraged to bring their own food.
Summer hours: 7:30am-2:30pm
Vending Machines for beverages and snacks are available on the second floor of The Conference Center and throughout the campus.
Students or instructors who require special accommodations, please call Arlene Stinson at 609.570.3525. Our TTY number is 609.587.4006 in the admissions office.
Affirmative Action and Compliance Statement
Mercer County Community College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action.
Questions regarding the equal opportunity policy and compliance statement may be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer, West Windsor Campus, Administration Building, 609.586.3270.
Please turn off all cell phones while in class.
Security - Emergency Telephone Numbers
Security, General calls (West Windsor Campus):
Security, Emergency Only (West Windsor Campus): dial 609.570.3200
Security, General and Emergency calls
(Trenton Campus): dial 609.570.3175
Emergency Police, Fire and Ambulance: dial 911
Unless otherwise noted, Continuing Studies students must be 18 years of age or older.