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Motlow plans summer semester online, application deadline is May 25

LOCAL EDUCATION NEWS — Motlow State Community College recently announced it will be fully open and operational for the fall 2021 semester, resuming all student activities and on-campus support functions. However, the summer semester will continue to function primarily online, and summer campus visits are by prior approval or appointment. The deadline to apply for summer semester classes is May 25.

Motlow makes applying to college simple and free. More information can be found by clicking here. Summer courses begin June 1, and will continue as in previous semesters, primarily online. Library access and student support functions, such as counseling and disability services, will begin a phase-in process in the lead up to more normal operations this fall. All services remain available online.

Fall classes begin on Aug. 23. The priority deadline to apply and submit financial aid requirements for the fall semester is June 1. Motlow continues to accept financial aid applications until classes start. The closer it gets to the start of classes, the more likely you will have to start by paying out-of-pocket and then getting reimbursed if you are eligible for aid. Motlow recruiters are here to help guide your application and enrollment process. Contact a recruiter at info@mscc.edu.

Motlow officials say that safety, health, and wellness continue to be the top priority. The federal, state, and local guidance will continue to be adhered to and supported across the College’s five locations and 11-county service area. The decision to resume normal operations for fall 2021 is commensurate with decreased COVID-19 restrictions per the State of Tennessee. These changes are in accordance with CDC and Tennessee Department of Health guidelines to enhance the support of Motlow students.

If you’d like to learn more about Motlow’s Return to Campus Plan can be found here.

What to Expect for the Remainder of the Summer Semester: Most classes remain online, libraries will be open by appointment. advising is available online and on-ground by appointment, and support services for new students are available online and on-ground by appointment.

For additional information regarding Motlow’s status and plans, go to mscc.edu. •

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