Next Steps for Freshman and Transfer Students Wintermester 2024-25

Congratulations on your acceptance to Midlands Technical College! Please carefully read the information in this packet. It provides important information that will help you successfully transition to MTC.

Preparing for Wintermester

  • Registration: After you’ve met with your academic advisor, you’ll need to register for your classes. Use Student Planning as demonstrated by your advisor to select classes, and register.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Remember, it is your responsibility to complete the FAFSA each year. Complete the FAFSA online at MTC’s Federal School Code is 003993. If you need assistance completing the FAFSA, contact the Educational Opportunity Center at 803.822.6702.
  • Tuition and fees: Please remember that tuition and fees must be paid by the fee payment deadline. For a full listing of tuition, fees, and an overview of various payment options, please visit MIDLANDSTECH.EDU/tuition.

Stay Informed

  • Important information will be communicated only through your MyMTC Email, your official college email account. You may access your free college account through the MTC homepage. For assistance with user ID or password problems, call the MTC Computer Operations Center at 803.738.7635. If you need help learning how to log-in, stop by the Online Services Center located in the Airport Campus Student Center (ASC) Room 215 or Beltline Campus Student Center (BSC) Room 227. Please be sure to check your college email account at least three times a week for important updates.
  • Sign up for MTC Alerts and receive text messages that notify the MTC community of weather-related college closings and other emergency information. Join the thousands who have already signed up. It’s quick and easy! Sign up for MTC Alerts using your MyMTC account.

Student Resources

  • Student Life: Campus involvement is an essential part of collegiate success! Students who are active in extracurricular activities can be more competitive for valuable scholarships and other achievement-based programs. You will gain confidence as you connect with students, faculty, and staff and add valuable experience to your resume.To learn more about Student Life, please visit MIDLANDSTECH.EDU/studentlife.
  • College Calendar and Events: To stay current on college events and for important dates of interest, please take a look at MTC’s Student Information Calendar: MIDLANDSTECH.EDU/calendar.

Important Dates

December 18 | Wintermester classes begin

New Student Orientation

If you are a new freshman or a new transfer student, simply follow the steps in your Admissions notification to register for a mandatory in-person orientation. It's important to note that your wintermester course advisement is part of the in-person new student orientation, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions to an Academic and Career Advisor from your School of Study.


To book your spot in an upcoming in-person new student orientation session, visit the Academic and Career Advising page on MyMTC. 

Questions? Call 803.822.6755