Academic Advising (SEC001)
Ask an advisor to assist in planning your courses to complete your program of study.
Support your MCC-Penn Valley Men's and Women's basketball WOLVES! Use your MCC ID for free admission.
Bookstore (CC 103)
Purchase textbooks, class supplies, college apparel and snacks.
Business Services Office (Inside the Student Enrollment Center, SEC019)
Pay for classes, arrange for third-party payment, and get information about your account or payment plan options. Submit or request non-financial aid records or documents.
Ride the city buses for free with an MCC student ID. Get your ID in the Student Enrollment Center 001. Students are expected to have their student ID available while on campus.
Campus Life and Leadership (CC200)
Enhance your academic experience, build friendships and enhance your resume by getting involved! Find the club or organization for you.
Career Counseling (CC234)
Connect with a counselor to assist you with selecting your area of study and career pathway.
Do you know where you want to go now and in the future?
Career Services (CC203/204)
Career services can assist you with creating a resume, cover letter, and prepare for interviews. Need career counseling? Visit counseling in CC234.
Celebration of Life Garden
Find an outdoor place for reflection behind campus center, in the outdoor gathering space.
Child Care (F002)
Find year-round childcare at Plaza De Ninos, a preschool for children, ages two five.
Clubs and Organizations (CC200)
Find a list of clubs and organizations.
Computer Labs (HU 103) (HSI 206) (ST 111-Outer Area)
Find computers at the Instructional Lab in HU 103 and HSI 206 at the Health Science Institute. The tutoring center (Learning Resources 200) and the library also have computers for student use.
Discuss with a counselor your career path, personal issues and/or connections to community resources.
Disability Support Services (HU001)
For assistance with accommodations for your disability, you will need to provide documentation to DSS.
Discounts for Students
Students can enjoy discounts at major retailers including Dell and Apple.
Emergency Services (CC102)
Do you have questions about MCC police emergency services?
Enroll in the text alert system
Get timely emergency notifications on your phone, including severe weather and other campus emergency.
English as a Second Language - Applied Language Institute (HU029)
Learn English in classes at MCC-Penn Valley so that you can successfully take the classes you need for your degree or certification program.
Family Restrooms (SEC017)
Change your baby in the restrooms in the MCC-Penn Valley Student Enrollment Center
Financial Aid and Scholarships (SEC001)
Learn about opportunities to pay for school with grants, scholarships and loans. Create a financial plan to support both your short-term and long-term educational goals. Understand your rights and responsibilities as a financial aid recipient.
First Year Experience
Prepare for an excellent first year by scheduling and attending a New Student Orientation.
Food Pantry (HU001G)
You can find short-term food assistance at our MCC-Penn Valley Food Pantry. Inquiries can be made in the Disability Support Services Office (HU 001), Campus Life (CC 200) or Counseling (CC 234).
Food Services and Vending
Hungry? The cafe is located in the Campus Center, zero level. A coffee cart is available at the Health Science Institute (HSI) serving beverages, sandwiches and snacks. Vending is available in the cafeteria, PE building (first floor), the Campus Center lobby, the fifth floor of the campus center, the Student Success Center (LR 200) and at the HSI in the Code Blue caf and off the main lobby, 1st floor.
Do you want to play a game? Ping pong and board games are available for recreation on the third tier of the cafeteria (Campus Center, zero level). Visit CC 200 to learn more.
GEARS Program (Literacy Education)
Find assistance to improve your reading by taking advantage of this free program that supports reading literacy. Contact our counselors in CC234 for more information.
Single stall restrooms are available at several locations on campus.
- MCC-Penn Valley - Health Sciences Institute (HSI):
- 5 Gender Neutral Restrooms: 1 per floor 052C, 152C, 252C, 352C, 452C
- 1 Gender Neutral Restrooms with shower: 000D (near parking garage)
- MCC-Penn Valley - Learning Resources:
- 2 Gender Neutral Restrooms: Student Success Center (LR 200)
- MCC-Penn Valley - Campus Center:
- 1 Gender Neutral/ADA Restroom: CC436
- MCC-Penn Valley - Science and Technology:
- 2 Gender Neutral Restrooms: ST126, ST127
- MCC-Penn Valley - Education Center:
- 1 Gender Neutral Restroom: EC014
International Student Services (SEC023)
Find assistance for new, transfer and current international students who are studying in the U.S.
Lactation Room (ST B339) (HSI 408Y)
Are you a nursing mother? Contact the Dean's office (CC501) for the entry code, for HSI contact staff in rooms 408 or 410.
Leadership and Service
Get involved, give back to the campus and community through our various community service programs such as the MLK Day of Service. The Campus Life and Leadership Office conducts various leadership and service activities throughout the year such as their service trips and Annual Leadership Summit in the spring.
Library (Learning Resource Center- LR101)
Looking for a place to study, do research, make copies, access reserve materials, use the computers, work with your small group, or check out material? Visit the Library.
Take advantage of the seating in halls and alcoves for conversation, small groups, and personal quiet time.
MCC cares about the health, safety, and success of our students. We encourage the community to share concerns about students early, so outreach and support can be provided. Visit MCC Cares to submit your concern electronically.
Mindfulness /Reflection Area (CC 229)
The Mindfulness/Reflection area is open to students and employees. We invite members of our community to take a mental reset and renewal break. The space can be used for a quiet space to sit for a little bit, for meditation, for prayer, for quiet reflection. The Mindfulness/Reflection Area is located at MCC-Penn Valley in the Campus Center Suite 229 behind the curtain. It is open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Please be respectful while using this space. Check with the front desk to see if someone is already using it.
Minority Male Initiative (CC200)
Looking for other male students to talk to, figure out how to be successful in college, and have fun? Inquire about the 'Men of Color-MCC-Penn Valley' Program, located in the Campus Life and Leadership Office (CC200).
Outdoor Gathering Areas
- The Backyard, located behind the upper level cafeteria, features picnic tables, and is next to the celebration of life garden.
- The Outlook, located above the education center, features benches, garden spaces, and a fabulous view of the downtown skyline.
- The Turner Courtyard is in the quad between the Physical Education, Campus Center, and the Library/ Humanities building.
Get your parking sticker at the campus police office.
Payment Options (SEC001)
Visit the Business Office in SEC 001 to learn more.
Do you have questions about MCC police safety/emergency services? Find MCC-Penn Valley Police Department's full service offices in the Campus Center (CC102) and Health Science (HSI116) buildings.
Print from computers in the Library and the Computer Lab. Copiers are available in the library, Learning Resource Center.
Project Success (TRIO Program-CC231)
Looking for extra support at MCC-Penn Valley? Project Success is a free program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Find out if you qualify for academic support, transfer assistance, and cultural enrichment by visiting the Project Success team.
Want to apply for a scholarship?
Scouts' Cupboard Food Pantry, (HU001G)
Single Stall Restrooms
Single stall restrooms are available at several locations on campus.
Student IDs (SEC001)
Get your ID in the Student Enrollment Center. Students are expected to have their student ID available while on campus.
Student Success Center (LR200)
See Tutoring Services space for collaborative learning, group work, and individual/small study rooms.
Testing Center (HU 009)
Take a variety of tests in our center (placement, make-up, distance education, high school equivalency (HiSET) and specialized testing).
Transfer Advising Center (CC003)
Are you thinking about transferring? College partners are available to meet with you to assist with admission and transfer after graduation.
Ride city buses for free with an MCC student ID. Get your ID in the Student Enrollment Center.
Veteran's Lounge (CC001)
Are you a United States Veteran? Take advantage of our Veteran's Lounge, located in our Campus Center , where you can relax and grab a cup of coffee between classes. For more information and access, inquire with Melissa Johnson, Student Veteran Association advisor (SEC001).
Women on the Move (CC200)
Looking for other female students to talk to, figure out how to be successful in college, build your leadership skills, and have fun? Inquire about the 'Women on the Move' program in the Campus Life and Leadership Office (CC200).