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Mat-Su College, located in the heart of Alaska's Mat-Su Valley, is your local choice for higher education. Our scenic campus is nestled in a protected 900 acre forest between Palmer and Wasilla. It has everything from a winding trail system and internationally-connected library to a first-class theater, providing an open and inclusive setting for students with a variety of lifestyles and interests.

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Summer Study Movitation

In the middle of summer, it can be tough to stay motivated to study.

Here are 3 tips to keep you study-motivated this summer:

1-Keep your goals in mind. If you need to pass an English class to graduate this year, write your goal down somewhere to remind you daily of your path.


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Financial Aid Makes College Possible

Come meet with a financial aid advisor to find out about grants, scholarships, loans, and work study.  Chelsea Cooley just joined our team of advisors, and is available to meet with you in person or by phone. A lifelong Alaskan who has worked for the University for almost 5 years, most recently as an advisor in the Aviation Technology Division in Anchorage, Chelsea brings a wealth of knowledge.  She earned a degree in Air Traffic Control from UAA and is now pursuing a Bachelor’s in Applied Leadership.

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July Advisor Drop-in Appointments

All month of July, MSC Student Services is dedicated to helping students prepare for fall term. On Wednesdays, walk-in anytime during business hours and speak with a student success advisor, no appointment necessary! Here is your opportunity to have your questions answered about coursework, financial aid and class schedules answered by a knowledgeable, friendly advisor.

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Alvin S. Okeson Library provides tools for innovative research

Offering a wide range of resources, including a collection of over 70,000 items with convenient access to the UAA/APU Consortium and Anchorage Public Libraries, and a system of international libraries, the Okeson Library subscribes to print versions of five newspapers, 47 magazines, and thousands of periodicals through online subscriptions. A computer lab is located in the library, along with a variety of study areas, to promote a collaborative learning environment.

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Paramedical Technology Program

Paramedics are an integral part of the front line team of health care professionals who save lives and provide for the public safety of the community. Mat-Su College paramedic students train with state-of-the-art equipment in classrooms, at local and regional hospitals, and during a preceptor internship offered with major ambulance services.

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