Shark Start Orientation

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You are an important part of the Shark Family!

At MDC we want to support you as your new student makes the transition to college. Here are resources we think will help you.

Frequently Asked Questions – For Parents and Family

Fast track your own future

Learn about programs for Adult Learners

MDC offers convenient, flexible, and affordable programs. Whether you are looking to change careers or advance in your current profession, MDC has a program for you.

Want to pay less tuition?

Establish Residency for Tuition Purposes

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. 

Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

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.

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