Pathfinder Orientation | MCC

Pathfinder Orientation

Welcome to MCC! Pathfinder Orientation is scheduled for Friday, August 4, 2023, at 9:00 am and 11:00 am at the MCC North Campus. Pathfinder Orientation will allow you to meet new people, pick sessions, and explore the resources available at Madisonville Community College.

What's Next?

We highly recommend starting with the Welcome session and then selecting additional sessions.

View the MCC North Campus Map here.


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A welcome to campus from Dr. Kelley, MCC President, Dr. Sid Hill, Provost, Dr. Mary Werner, Academic Dean, and Patricia Lovett, Dean of Student Affairs. Introduction of the day’s activities, and expectations at MCC.

Financial Aid

JHG 309 | 25-minute session

This session will offer you information on how your scholarships, grants, and loans help support your financial needs while attending school. The session will also answer any questions you may have about your financial aid. 

  • SESSION 1: 9:30AM & 10:00AM
  • SESSION 2: 11:30AM & 12:00PM


JHG 305 | 10-15 minute session

For over 30 years, TRIO SSS students have excelled at MCC! Students who participate in SSS are more likely to have higher GPAs and are more likely to graduate and transfer because of the extra support services they receive. Stop by and find out more about our services, activities, and opportunities that you will have access to as a participant. Eligibility is based on Department of Education requirements and an application is required. Target population: first-generation college student OR income eligible OR documented disability.

  • SESSION 1: 9:45AM, 10:15AM & 10:30AM
  • SESSION 2: 11:45AM, 12:15PM & 12:30PM

The Learning Space

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Head over to The Learning Space and get help setting up your KCTCS user account. Learn how to access important applications such as MyPath, Email, BlackBoard, Student Self-Service, Microsoft Office, and more. This is also the place to find out more about getting help with your classes and tech issues. Free tutoring and success coaching are available for all MCC students.

safety & security

JHG 104 | 10-15 minute session

Chris Noel and Mike Lantrip, resource officers, will provide tips about general campus safety.

  • SESSION 1: 9:45AM, 10:15AM & 10:30AM
  • SESSION 2: 11:45PM, 12:15PM & 12:30PM

Campus Tours

JHG 101 

Need a tour of MCC? Check with our student leaders! Tours will be available for North Campus. (Health Campus tours are available if student drives to campus, offered 10:30 am - 1:00 pm as needed) 

  • SESSION 1: 10:30AM, 10:45AM, 11:00AM, 11:15AM, 11:30AM & 11:45AM
  • SESSION 2: 12:00PM, 12:15PM, 12:30PM, 12:45PM, 1:00PM & 1:15PM


JHG C-30

The MCC Enrollment Center houses Admission, Advising, Career Services, Dual Credit, Recruitment, and Transfer. Be sure to stop by if you have any questions or concerns. 

adult education

JHG 210

Adult Education can provide GED, college, and workforce prep - all for free!

Student affairs office

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Come learn about the various MCC student organizations, clubs, Emergency Fund, food pantry, and Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) program, a service free to MCC students.

Need a Job?

JHG 305

Are you interested in working at MCC or job placement in the community while earning your degree? The Federal Work-Study Program offers a competitive wage and works around student schedules.

REcords Office

JHG C-80

Need a copy of your class schedule or bill? Have questions about transcripts or graduation? Visit the student records office!

Accessibility services & veteran services

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The Accessibility Services Office coordinates services that ensure students with disabilities have equal access to all educational opportunities. MCC also works closely with veteran students to make sure they receive all benefits they are entitled to receive for their military service. 

Ready to Work

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The Ready to Work program is a collaboration between the Kentucky Community and Technical College (KCTCS) and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. The program helps students balance family, work, and school. It also offers work-study opportunities, advocacy, and mentorship.

Library/Student ID 

LRC (Library) | view the virtual session here

Stop by anytime and visit the library to get your Student ID. Please bring a government-issued photo ID.

Campus Bookstore

BEC lower level

Stop by and check out MCC swag, purchase or rent new and used textbooks, or opt for the e-version when available. Please bring a copy of your class schedule and a photo ID! 

Business Office 

JHG 129

The MCC Business Office will be open to pay your bill or answer payment questions.

MCC Honors Program

JHG Student Center

The MCC Honors Program allows our students the chance to shine! This program is open to students with a 3.0 GPA or above. Benefits include scholarship opportunities, individualized scholarly projects, extracurricular trips, and a close community of like-minded students and faculty driven to help students excel! 

Celebrate Cultural Diversity!

JHG 103

Visit us and learn more about how you can get involved in celebrating different cultures as excitement builds for our next MCC International Cultural Celebration - April 2024. We welcome students from all backgrounds. Find out more.

Thanks for choosing MCC and for attending Pathfinder Orientation!