Shark Start Orientation is a virtual program that will help you transition to MDC with everything you need to get started. Shark Start Orientation is required for all First-Time in College students, including recent high school graduates as well as adult learners attending college for the very first time.
These are steps you must complete before attending your Virtual Shark Start Orientation.
Start by completing the MDC admission application and paying the $30 non-refundable application fee. High school graduates who attended as dual enrollment students need to complete a new application.
If you think you should qualify for Florida resident in-state fees, please complete the online FL Residency Declaration Form and upload copies of documentation proving your FL residency directly to the Admissions office.
Make sure you have completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for federal financial aid. Apply even if you think you may not be eligible. Many scholarship programs require that students complete a FAFSA in order to be considered.