Student Guide

This site is intended exclusively for the student at every one of the Maricopa Community Colleges and Skill Centers. Here you’ll find the various laws, policies and regulations that most directly affect your college experience. Among the “Other Resources” are links to other sites that will help you learn more about the law in general, as well as about the Maricopa District itself.

Essential tools

Course Substitution Request Checklist

District policy requires that all requests for course substitutions based upon disability be reviewed by the ADA Academic Council.

ADA/504 Coordinators should make sure that a disabled student has compiled the information listed below. At least one week prior to the meeting with the Council, the material should be forwarded to Le L. Dinh, Legal Services Department, District Support Services Center.

1.___ Release signed by student authorizing the ADA Academic Council to review pertinent information.

(See form: Release of Information to ADA Academic Council)

2.
___ Documentation of learning disability
___ IQ Test 
___ Aptitude Test
___ Achievement Test
___ Prescriptive Information

(or)

3.___ Medical evaluation substantiating severe functional limitations which would preclude completing course requirements.

4.___ High school and college transcripts (unofficial will be accepted) plus narrative including a description of the accommodations that the student received and other assistance he/she utilized (e.g. private tutoring).

5.___ Requested course substitutions.

Financial Aid

The financial aid campus phone number for ALL colleges is 1.855.622.2332.

  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College
  • Estrella Mountain Community College
  • GateWay Community College
  • Glendale Community College
  • Mesa Community College
  • Paradise Valley Community College
  • Phoenix College
  • Rio Salado College
  • Scottsdale Community College
  • South Mountain Community College

Harassment

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Sexual Harassment On-Line Tutorial

Preventing Sex Discrimination and Harassment is a mandatory online training course. This course will foster a safe and productive work environment by training employees on what is considered sexual harassment, prevention training, and what to do if they see or experience sexual harassment. This course is required by Federal Law and will provide information on preventing sex harassment and the federal laws dealing with this topic. 

Current faculty, employees, and Persons of Interest (POI)* must complete the course within Canvas. New employees will be required to complete the course within 30 days of start date.

Get Started

Log in to ELC to complete appropriate required courses based on your role within the Maricopa County Community Colleges District (MCCCD)  (Log-in instructions

Person of Interest (POI)*, meaning someone who has a relationship with Maricopa, in a non-employee capacity, in which he or she is required to have access to one or more Maricopa systems accessed through an MEID.  POIs are important as they may have a relationship with Maricopa in which they have access to information that is protected by law from inappropriate disclosure and misappropriation.

If you need clarification on what district-wide training you are required to complete, please contact the Center for Employee & Organizational Development (CEOD) at 480-731-8209.

The Maricopa County Community College District is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Page Updated 07/24/2018

Residency and Enrollment

  • Admission/Registration/Enrollment -- The important regulations about becoming a student at any of the Maricopa Community Colleges.
  • Residency Guidelines -- Law and policies regarding residency and paying in-state or out-of-state tuition, as well as how to appeal a determination about your own residency status

Student Conduct

Student Insurance

There are no plans in place for students at this time.

Student Responsibilities

Student Rights

  • Notice of Claim Form (liability) -- For filing a claim against the Maricopa County Community College District (download)
  • Veterans Services -- Important information for veterans who want to attend any of the colleges.

Students with Disabilities

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Your Safety

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Links to Campus Crime-Reporting Statistics

College Safety

Under recent amendments to the Campus Security Act (now more commonly referred to as the Clery Act, after a Pennsylvania university student who was murdered in her dormitory room) institutions that participate in federal financial-aid programs must now detail their safety-oriented policies and programs to both students and employees. In compliance with the Clery Act mandates, here are links to crime-report statistics at each of the Maricopa colleges. [Rev 100411]

Page Updated 02/06/17