Where Homeschool and High School Students Connect with their Future

What is MGCCC Connect?

MGCCC Connect is a non-credit course designed for high school and homeschool students and their parents as a bridge to the college experience. Participants receive access to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s unique learning and teaching tools as well as a pathway to dual enrolled courses or regular college entry.

As a registrant, you’ll connect with college Enrollment Specialists for advisement in:

  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid
  • Career Pathways
  • Scholarships
  • Transcript Evaluation
  • University Transfer
  • Clubs and Organizations
  • Housing
  • Athletics

Topics in the Course

  • Welcome & Find Your Way
  •  Let’s Get Ready & Prepare for the Future
  •  Parent Q&A and Learning Lab Study Hall
  •  ACT Coaching
  •  Success at Speaking, Writing, & Interacting
  •  Career Pathways & Bridges

Course Schedule

Courses meet a total of six (6) hours, one (1) hour per week, from 2:00-3:00pm on Thursdays.

Register for MGCCC Connect

Registration is open to homeschool students 15-18 years of age, current high school students, and their parents. The cost of the course is $100, which covers one parent and one student. Family rates are available.

Download the MGCCC Connect Registration Form

  1. Complete the form
  2. Submit the form to an Enrollment Services Center
  3. Provide payment to the MGCCC Business Office

Benefits of MGCCC Connect

As a registrant of the course, parents and students receive the following benefits and support services for one year.

Support Services

  • Identification (Official College ID)
  • Access to Enrollment Services staff
  • (Admissions, Financial Aid, Advising Assistance)
  • Access to Learning Resources Center
  • Access to Assessment Centers
  • Opportunity to meet Instructors and visit classrooms (during scheduled Connect class meeting)
  • Use of Student Computer Labs

Facility Usage

  • Library
  • Bookstore
  • Cafeteria
  • Student Centers
  • Fitness Center (16 years or older)
  • Pool (16 years or older)
  • Facility Usage for Activities*

*additional charges may apply


  • Athletic Events
  • Campus Events
  • Fast Track Pathway Classes for ACT of 18 and below*
  • Art/Theatre performances*
  • Parking decals

*additional charges may apply

Other Benefits

  • Early College Entry
  • Open Access
  • University Transfer
  • Early Campus Involvement
  • Networking for Parents and Students
  • Peer to Peer Connection
  • Affordable
  • Unique to community
  • Access to cutting edge technology

MGCCC Connect Contact Information

For questions about MGCCC Connect, please contact the Director of Enrollment Services at the campus you would attend.

Sheri Stanford
Director of Enrollment Services
(228) 497-7685
Jackson County Campus, Facilitator

Gail Gable
Support Services Coordinator
(601) 766-6426
George County Center, Facilitator

Paula Rainey
Director of Enrollment Services
(601) 928-6357
Perkinston Campus, Facilitator

Dawn Buckley
Director of Enrollment Services
(228) 897-3835
Jefferson Davis Campus, Facilitator