Student Life

College is what you make it at MTC! Extracurricular activities for students include clubs, student government, and student publications, including a newsletter and a literary magazine.

MTC also hosts free lectures, workshops, performances, concerts, films, and campus-wide festivals throughout the school year, including a Back-to-School Bash, African American Soul Food Fest, and Health & Wellness Week.

The Student Advisory Board (SAB) is the governing board that provides students a voice in College governance, campus concerns, and student affairs. The SAB and its Officers operate in conjunction with the Office of Student Life.

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Events Calendar

Check out the latest activities on the MTC Events Calendar.

Clubs & Organizations

MTC has over 30 different clubs and organizations, including many professional development groups, like the Student Nurses Association. Professional groups look great on a resume and give you an opportunity to network with your peers! Of course, we also have lots of just-for-fun groups, and students can start new clubs, too!

In addition, there are other membership opportunities such as:

Departmental Organizations

The African American Male Leadership Institute (AAMLI) is a student leadership organization that is committed to developing leadership potential and promoting academic success to African-American males enrolled at Midlands Technical College. Applications should be completed and returned to the Office of Counseling/Career Services.

Sister Circle is a support group focused on increasing enrollment, retention and graduation rates of African-American females at Midlands Technical College while elevating academic standards by providing a sense of community and togetherness.

Honor Societies

Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for community college students.  Students in associate degree programs who have earned 12 credit hours of college level work, who have cumulative GPSs of 3.5 or higher and who are nominated by their faculty will be eligible to join Phi Theta Kappa.  Midlands Technical College sponsors the Alpha Eta Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.

MTC Ambassador Assembly is an honor/volunteer organization of outstanding students selected to represent MTC at college and community events.  Members are selected on the basis of academic performance and extracurricular activities.

National Technical Honor Society - Midlands Technical College recognizes outstanding students enrolled in Career Program majors through membership in the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS).  After completing 12 semester hours in college-level coursework with a 3.0 GPA, students are eligible to seek faculty recommendations into the NTHS.

Unique Partnerships for MTC Students

USC Band, Carolina Coquettes or Color Guard - Any MTC student may audition to be a part of the University of South Carolina Band, Carolina Coquettes or Color Guard. Expand your college experience at MTC by joining one of these organizations at USC, and enjoy all of the benefits and excitement. Students can contact the USC Music Program directly for information.

ROTC Programs - MTC has established Cross-Town Agreements with the Air Force, Navy and Army ROTC Programs at the University of South Carolina. Under these agreements, MTC students who meet established ROTC eligibility criteria will be able to participate in USC ROTC programs. Accepted ROTC participants are also eligible to qualify for ROTC scholarships and earn ROTC academic credit at USC. ROTC credit could apply as college-wide free elective credit at MTC.  Students can contact the specific USC ROTC program directly for information.

Lost & Found

Students who have lost or found any items should check with the Student Life Office on the respective campus.  A description of items found, as well as those that are reported missing, is located in the Student Life Office on each campus.

Contact Us

Airport Campus Student Commons, ASC 126

Beltline Campus Student Commons, BSC 201


Monday – Wednesday

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


8:00 AM – 5:30 PM


8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Student ID Processing

Student ID cards can be processed at ASC 126 and BSC 121 on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Thursdays from 1-5:30 p.m. IDs are only processed when academic credit classes are in session and until the last week of exams.

Fast Fact

MTC is the largest source of transfer students to Columbia College and the University of South Carolina.


What are the steps I need to take to become an MTC student?

Academic students: for step-by-step instructions, please visit Enrollment Steps.

Training students: browse courses and programs and register online.

Student Support Services


Looking for personalized academic advisement, mentoring, and transfer assistance to a four-year college?  The federally funded program TRIO Student Support Services does that. 

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