Greetings from Middle Georgia College! Going to college is not all about the students. Okay, it is mostly about the students, but you have questions too. So, here is your area with links and info on topics that you, as a parent, may be interested in. It is okay to do your own research on the college your student wants to attend. We hope that you do, and we hope that you find that MGC is a great place to be.
Your Admissions Staff
Financial Aid & Estimated Costs - Deadlines and Payments are two very importnant words. Fee Payment deadlines are strict. Students must pay by the deadlines in order to keep their classes and remain in school. Financial Aid deadlines are also very important. Deadline for Fall semester is July, Spring semester is November 15, and Summer semester is April 15. Pages 55-78 of our college catalog highlight fees, costs and the ins and outs of financial aid. Also check out our Financial Aid site at http://www.mgc.edu/financialaid/
Frequently Asked Questons - You have questions, and we have answers. http://www.mgc.edu/admissions/faq.cfm
Glossary of Terms - How about these crazy terms related to college? What's the difference between residency and domicile? What's an academic GPA? FAFSA, COMPASS, & SAR - oh my! Check out these terms and more.
Health Care & Insurance for Students - Any currently enrolled residence hall student is eligible to utilize campus health services . There is a network of local doctors available to see you in their office without charge. After hours care is available at the emergency room at Bleckley Memorial Hospital three blocks from campus on Peacock Street. Students are financially responsible for care received at this facility. The College promotes a healthy lifestyle through individual counseling and through a variety of opportunities at the Wellness Center on campus. Student health insurance information is available at http://www.mgc.edu/Students/healthins.cfm.
Housing & Residence Life - We have really nice housing facilities on campus. In order to get the residence hall your student wants, the housing application should be in the Residence Life office by April 1. Waiting lists for the residence halls tend to start forming by the beginning of June. Our residence halls are mostly on the main campus in Cochran; however, starting Fall 2009, we will have residence halls on our aviation campus in Eastman. http://www.mgc.edu/student/housing/
Programs of Study - We offer all types of majors toward earning a bachelors degree, associate degrees or certifcates. What will your child study? http://www.mgc.edu/academics/catalogs.cfm
Campus Information: Get Driving Directions and Campus Maps
Register for a Saturday First Look or Campus Tour http://www.mgc.edu/admissions/visit.cfm
Cochran, GA - The main campus is located almost exactly in the center of the state of Georgia and serves both commuting and residential students. The 170-acre campus is on the edge of Cochran, a city with a population of over 5,000, forty miles south of Macon. Interstate highways 16 and 75 are a few minutes to the east and west of Cochran. Students enroll at Middle Georgia College from throughout Georgia, other states, and other countries. Cochran's Chamber of Commerce site is http://www.cochran-bleckleychamber.org/
Dublin, GA - The Dublin Center offers commuter students of all backgrounds a convenient and affordable educational option at an accessible location. The Dublin Center is located on approximately 48 acres in Dublin, 32 miles east of Cochran. Located at 1900 Bellevue Road, this branch campus of Middle Georgia College invites you to visit and discover for yourself the advantages of attending college in Dublin. Dublin's Chamber of Commerce site is http://www.dublin-georgia.com/
Eastman, GA -Students at the Georgia Aviation campus receive hands-on instruction in valuable and exciting areas of the aircraft industry. The Georgia Aviation campus offers the only state managed airport operations and aircraft flight instruction. This campus in Eastman sits on approximately 22 acres and is 17 miles south of Cochran. Located at the Eastman-Dodge County Airport at 71 Airport Road, the campus includes air craft hangers, classroom, library, business operations space, and an aircraft terminal and tower. Eastman's Chamber of Commerce site is http://www.eastman-georgia.com/
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