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NonCredit Registration & Other Information

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Method of Payment
  • Financial Assistance
  • Registration Confirmation
  • Employer Sponsored Registrations
  • Refund Policy
  • Senior Citizen Policy


 Student Information
  • Continuing Studies I.D. Card
  • Classroom Location
  • Books/Materials/Supplies
  • Certificate Completion
  • Closings and Cancellations
  • Grades
  • Student Code of Conduct


 About Noncredit and MCCC
  • Directions
  • Building Entrance
  • Bookstore Hours
  • MCCC Library
  • Professional Development
  • MCCC Veteran Services
  • Smoke-Free Campus
  • Cafeteria
  • Vending Machines
  • Disability Accommodations
  • Affirmative Action and Compliance


Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees for noncredit courses are listed with each course description. Please use our noncredit catalog in PDF format at to view current course offerings or visit the MyMercer Portal. Tuition for noncredit courses is the same for Mercer County and non-Mercer County residents and must be paid at time of registration.

Method of Payment

Tuition and fees must be paid in full upon registration. Checks and money orders may be used for payment either in person or by mail. Cash is accepted for in-person registration only. Please do not mail cash.

There will be a $20 administrative fee charged for the first returned check and $35 charged for any subsequent returned checks.

VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover are accepted for payment by phone, fax, mail, or in-person.

Financial Assistance

Students seeking financial assistance for continuing studies courses should contact a lending institution. Financial Assistance through the Mercer County Office of Training & Employment for training programs may be available for qualified unemployed or dislocated workers. Call the Mercer County Office of Training and Employment at 609.989.6523. There are no payment plans available for continuing studies courses.

Registration Confirmations

All types of registrations can be confirmed by calling 609.570.3311 or emailing

  • Telephone: When you register by telephone you will receive your Student Schedule and receipt in the mail.
  • Mail/fax: You will receive your Student Schedule and receipt in the mail.
  • Online: When you complete the online registration process, you will be able to print out a Student Schedule which serves as your paid receipt and confirmation of your class.
  • Assume your class is running unless you are notified otherwise.

Online Registration Notice:

Due to record vetting, courses that have Pre-requisites are NOT available for online registration. Please use the other methods (mail, fax, in person) when registering for these classes.

Employer Sponsored Registrations

Employers who are interested in sponsoring their employees for continuing studies classes should submit the Employer Sponsor Information Form and return with payment to the Center for Continuing Studies. Questions regarding this process can be directed to 609.570.3311 or

Refund Policy

Our refund policy is:
  • 10 or more days before the beginning of a class: 100% refund
  • Less than 10 days before class start date: no refund
Credit card payments will be refunded to the credit card; cash and check payments will be refunded via a check from MCCC made out to the student.

Senior Citizen Policy

Mercer County residents who are age 65 or over are eligible to apply a 20% discount to most noncredit courses, provided all course prerequisites are met. This policy does not apply to the following classes and programs: swim, culinary, floral design, or Ed2go. The 20% discount applies to the total cost of the class. Seniors need to register in person and present proof of birth date and current address in order to qualify. The Center for Continuing Studies is located in the Conference Center at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ 08550. Call 609.570.3311 for more information or directions.


Class Information

Continuing Studies I.D. Card

In lieu of an MCCC student ID card, Continuing Studies students must carry a copy of their Student Schedule while on campus. Some classes require Continuing Studies students to obtain an MCCC student ID card. Students will be advised in class if an ID card is required. Any Continuing Studies student who is required to obtain an ID card should contact Continuing Studies at for instructions.

Classroom Location/Room Number

The Student Schedule usually indicates the classroom, building and room number. If room information is not shown, call 609.570.3311 for location one day prior to the start date. Unless otherwise noted, noncredit courses are scheduled at the West Windsor Campus. Locations for other sites are indicated with course descriptions.


Course descriptions include materials/book information. Required texts are available for purchase in the Bookstore, which is located on the second floor of the library. Books are arranged by course number, unless otherwise noted. Textbooks can be purchased online at and can either be shipped to your home (shipping fees apply), or held for in-store pickup. Questions regarding Bookstore policy and procedure can be directed to 609.570.3416

Certificate Completion

Have you completed one of our Certificate Programs? Congratulations! To request your certificate, please contact our Operations Coordinator at or call our Registration Desk at 609.570.3311. There will be a $5 charge for duplicate certificates, grade letters, and noncredit transcript reports.


When classes are cancelled because of inclement weather or for other reasons, please check the MCCC college website for the most up-to-date information, or WWFM 89.1, Channel 26 (Cablevision & Comcast) and Channel 20 (Verizon FIOS)


The college reserves the right to cancel a course when registration is less than the minimum required. All tuition and fees are refunded in full when the course is cancelled by the college.

Notice of cancellation will be given by phone and email. When you register, please provide the best phone number and email to reach you during the day.


Grades (Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory) are awarded for professional development and noncredit certificate courses. If you have completed your certificate program, please email to request your certificate. Grade letters can be requested via email to

The Center for Continuing Studies (CCS) Code of Conduct

All students enrolled in a Continuing Studies class are expected to know and honor the Mercer County Community College Code of Conduct as outlined in Section VII Student Code of Conduct (pages 70-78) in the Student Rights and Responsibilities publication posted online here
Student Code of Conduct Purpose

To maintain a campus environment that is conductive to learning, protects the College’s educational purposes, maintains reasonable order on campus, and protects the rights of all members of the college community.

Policy Statement

Students enrolling in the College assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner compatible with the College’s function as an educational institution and suitable to members of the academic community. This obligation extends to conduct on either college campus or at any other location as part of any college sponsored activity.

Prohibited Conduct

An individual, a group of individuals, or a student organization may be charged with any violations of this Code. In cases where a violation is committed by an individual member of a student group or organization, the entire group or organization may be held responsible. In addition to the individual member, when those members not directly involved participated in the activity by encouraging, witnessing, or condoning the act in any manner, they too may be held responsible and charged with a breach of the Student Code of Conduct.

Commission of Prohibited Conduct

If an individual violates the Student Code, he/she/they may be subject to disciplinary proceedings as detailed in the procedures and guidelines established by the Executive Dean for Student Affairs. Disciplinary proceedings are instituted only for violations of standards of conduct published in advance. Whether committing acts prohibited by the Code of Conduct or encouraging or condoning others to break the code of conduct, students will be punished to the same degree. Culpability is not diminished for violations of this Code that are committed in ignorance of the Code or under the influence of alcohol, illegal drugs, or improper use of controlled substances. Violations of local ordinances, federal or state laws where said violation poses a substantial threat to the safety and or welfare of campus community members may subject the student to disciplinary proceedings. Students are responsible for compliance with all college policies and procedures.


Security - Emergency Telephone Numbers
Security, General calls (West Windsor Campus):
dial 609.570.3503.
Security, Emergency Only (West Windsor Campus): dial 609.570.3200
Security, General and Emergency calls
(Trenton Campus): dial 609.570.3175
Emergency Police, Fire and Ambulance: dial 911

About Noncredit and MCCC


Ample parking is provided in the open student lots (East or West) indicated on the map found online here. The lots are well lit at night. Driving Directions.

Handicapped Parking

Students with mobility issues should call 609.570.3311 for individual assistance and parking accommodations, or email

Building Entrance for Continuing Studies Students

To enter and exit classes meeting in the Conference Center: Follow the burgundy signs marked "Conference Center Campus Entrance" from the West Student Parking Lot to the doors with the awning marked "Conference Center Campus Entrance." (See map on page 65) For registration services: Follow the white sign marked "Registration: Continuing Studies and Camp College" from the West Student Parking Lot and enter the Conference Center building.

Bookstore Hours

West Windsor Bookstore Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8:30am-7pm
Friday: 8:30am-5pm
Summer Hours:
Monday: 10am-6pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 10am-3pm
Friday: 10am-1pm
Bookstore website:

JKC-Trenton Bookstore Hours

Monday: 9am to 4:30pm
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 9am to 6:30pm
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED
Bookstore website:

MCCC Library

If you would like to use the college's library or computers, please bring a copy of your current course schedule and a photo ID. If you wish to borrow books, you will need a college ID. Please contact us at for further information.

Professional Development

The Center for Continuing Studies at Mercer County Community College is a registered provider of professional development with the New Jersey State Department of Education. Our provider number is 4285. In addition, Center for Continuing Studies at Mercer County Community College is registered with the New Jersey State Board of Accountancy for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for licensed Certified Public Accountants and Public Accounts (certification #20 CE 00011900).

As indicated within the appropriate course descriptions, some of MCCC's noncredit professional development courses award CEUs (Continuing Education Units), CPEs (Continuing Professional Education for Certified Public Accountants), CECH's (Continuing Education Contact Hours), and/or PDU's (Professional Development Units) to the student upon successful completion and a passing grade for the course. Successful completion means the student has mastered the material and has attended at least 80% of the scheduled class time. A passing grade is Satisfactory (S).

MCCC Veteran's Services

Several of our programs/courses have been approved by the Department of Veteran Affairs for use with the GI Bill. Please call Robert Becker at 609.570.3240 for more information.

Smoke-Free Campus

As of January 1, 2013, Mercer County Community College became a smoke-free campus.


Hours of operation during semester: Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-6:30pm Friday: 7:30am-2:30pm Saturday: Cafeteria is closed on Saturday. Students are encouraged to bring their own food. Summer hours: 7:30am-2:30pm

Vending Machines

Vending Machines for beverages and snacks are available on the second floor of The Conference Center and throughout the campus.

Disability Accommodations

Students or instructors who require special accommodations, please call Arlene Stinson at 609.570.3525. Our TTY number is 609.587.4006 in the admissions office.

Affirmative Action and Compliance Statement

Mercer County Community College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Questions regarding the equal opportunity policy and compliance statement may be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer, West Windsor Campus, Administration Building, 609.586.3270.

Cell Phones

Please turn off all cell phones while in class.