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"Maybe someday" just became "definitely today."
Michigan Reconnect provides free in-district tuition at a Michigan community college to earn an associate degree or Pell-eligible skill certificate.
If you’re interested in pursuing a career training program instead, starting later this year, you can receive up to $1,500 towards tuition costs for eligible career training programs here in Michigan with the Short-Term Training Program.
What Does A Tuition-Free Education Mean To You?
Lisa Wimbley, Detroit, MI
“Helping people is my passion and I want to be in a field where I can effect change.”
Erica Morales, Hastings, MI
“Free tuition means everything to me. It feels so good to have my education paid for.”
Lance Leversee, Portage, MI
“Free tuition means I can finally finish my degree I have been wanting!”
It's Never Too Late!
An education beyond high school opens the door to many new opportunities. Michigan Reconnect can help you get there—tuition-free.
more per year in earnings with a two-year degree
of Michigan jobs will require education beyond high school
You CAN Do This!
We know that starting or going back to school can be a daunting task. And that being able to afford tuition may not be the only challenge you're facing. But we also know that with the help of additional resources, we have all the confidence in the world that you can find the help you need to achieve your college dream.
For help with child care, transportation, or additional financial support, check in with the state and local partners who are here to help you.
Reach out to your local community college to see what types of assistance, programs and services are available to make your education dreams come true.
MI Bridges allows you to apply for assistance programs and can help you to access more than 30,000 state and local services across Michigan.
Michigan Works! Agencies
Your local Michigan Works Agency can connect you with career exploration and coaching, tuition assistance, training and much more.