Support Our Students

Support Our StudentsSOS

The SOS program, funded by MC faculty and staff, helps MC students enrolled in credit courses stay in school by assisting them with emergency non-academic needs. Assistance varies by the situation, but some examples include:

  • Emergency food (and coordination with the Jubilee Center)
  • Housing
  • Daycare
  • Legal (referrals and recommendations)
  • EZ Rider bus passes
  • Medical (referrals and assistance)
  • Utility bills
  • Gasoline assistance

Support Our Students logo

 

 

Request Help from SOS

If you would like us to contact you regarding your situation, please complete the SOS form. An SOS team member will reach out to you as soon as possible.

Support Our Students Request Form

On-Campus Resources

Language Hub

The Language Hub at Midland College is the school's reading and writing center, where you can get help with any paper that you write for any MC class.

Language Hub

Math Lab

The Midland College Math Lab provides support to Midland College students taking math courses. Services include tutoring, small group instruction, study groups, MC Virtual Math Tutor, and Math Mentoring.

Math Lab


Tutoring Services

Tutoring services in a variety of fields are available on and off-campus, in-person and online.

  • Accounting Tutor/Lab
  • Medical Terminology Tutoring
  • Technology Tutorials
  • Nettutor

Tutoring Services


English as a Second Language (ESL)

FREE classes for students wanting to improve their speaking, reading, writing, and listening English language skills.

English as a Second Language (ESL)


GED Classes and testing

FREE classes for people 17 years of age and older who have not completed high school and preparing to take the Texas Certificate of High School test.

GED Classes and Testing


Career & Student Resource Center

Get help defining your career and educational interest, assistance with and support of your studies toward that defined interest, and help to find a job that works around your school schedule.

Career & Student Resource Center


Career Technical Education/Perkins Resources

The Carl D. Perkins Federal Grant provides assistance to Career Technical Education (CTE) students who have demonstrated financial need. Some resources offered are transportation, daycare, and book loans.

Perkins Resources

Midland College Fitness Center

Students have access to the equipment and gyms when the sports team are not having practice. Students can also checkout basketballs with their student ID, and return them before they leave.

MC Fitness Center


Disability Services

The Disability Services Department at MC helps students with documented disabilities achieve these goals through services including advising, accommodations, and referral.

Disability Services


Midland College ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE COUNSELING (ADAC) CENTER

The ADAC Center focuses upon behavioral health and susbstance abuse issues. The sessions are held by advanced ADAC students and supervised by LPC staff at minimal costs

Midland College ADAC

Mental Health Services

  • Mental health assessments are conducted at the request of a student or faculty/staff member through the MC counseling department.
  • Appointments can be made to meet with the counselor for an assessment and, if needed, a referral to an outside agency.
  • MC works with various mental health providers to reduce wait times and cost, depending on the needs of the student.

Mental Health Services


Hotlines

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline
  • Permian Basin Community Centers/Crisis Intervention/Suicide Prevention Hotline
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline
  • LGBTQ Youth Hotline
  • 2-1-1 Texas

Hotlines

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Program

The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Program is a realistic self-defense tactics and techniques class taught for women. In the class students learn:

  • Basic principles of striking
  • Basic principles of defense
  • Offensive and defensive postures
  • How to engage in real-life scenarios, wearing protective gear, against simulators

Interested? Contact the Midland College Police Department for more information

MC Police Department

Services offered by the Midland College Police Department include:

  • Battery and flat-tire assistance
  • Escort (available upon request)
  • Lost and found
  • Parking stickers
  • Emergency action

Contact information
(432) 685-4734 Office
(432) 686-4911 Emergency
mcpolice@midland.edu

Location
Campus Police Department
Scharbauer Student Center
Room 136

Midland College Police Department

Helen L. Greathouse Children’s Center

Children 4 months to 5 years old are eligible.

Helen L. Greathouse Children's Center


Cosmetology Salon

  • FREE for students: Haircuts, hairstyles, manicures, facials
  • Discounted student prices for all other services
  • Services available at the cosmetology center by practicing cosmetology students
  • Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am - 4 pm

Cosmetology Salon


Dollye Neal Chapel

The Dollye Neal Chapel was created and endowed as “a place apart” on the Midland College campus for students, staff, faculty, friends and the community. While the Chapel has no religious affiliation, it serves as a venue for small events such as weddings, memorial, recitals or meetings, as well as a place for services and meditation, for groups and individuals.

Dollye Neal Chapel


Office 365

All currently registered Midland College students now have a free Microsoft Office 365 account. Office 365 for Education includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Microsoft Teams. In addition, students can install Access, Publisher, Skype for Business, and OneDrive for Business.

Office 365 at MC


Midland Community Theatre

Located just a short walk from the Midland College main campus, Midland Community Theatre offers FREE tickets for their productions, with Midland College student ID. 

Midland Community Theatre


Off-Campus Resources

Breaking Bread

410 E. Florida Avenue, Midland, Texas
(432) 689-2339
Dinner is served Monday through Friday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

MAP


Breaking Bread


Midland Soup Kitchen

1401 Orchard Lane, Midland, Texas
(432) 686-7687
Lunch is served Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  
MAP


Midland Soup Kitchen


West Texas Food Bank

1601 Westcliff Drive, Midland, Texas  
(432) 697-4003
MAP


West Texas Food Bank


Jubilee Center

3311 Andrews Highway, Midland, Texas   
(432) 520-0671
Every second and fourth Saturday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.   
MAP  

 
Jubilee Center

Salvation Army

Offering five nights of shelter for women, men, and children. If further lodging is needed, a Social Worker will be provided

300 South Baird, Midland, Texas  
(432)683-3614
MAP

 
Salvation Army


Family Promise

Family Promise of Midland, Texas, serves families experiencing the crisis of homelessness.

3500 North A, Suite 1400, Midland, Texas  
(432) 218-7630

MAP


Family Promise

Fair Havens

For mothers and their children. Housing at no cost for up to 24 months, as well as services for non-residential clients. Individual case management with emphasis on accountability to a plan of personal goals.

2400 Whitmire Blvd, #100, Midland, Texas
(432) 689-3411
MAP


Fair Havens

Midland Community Health Center

Midland Community Healthcare Services provides affordable, comprehensive, accessible, culturally appropriate, cost-effective primary healthcare to residents mainly in Midland County.

801 E Florida Ave, Midland, Texas   
(432) 685-0450.
MAP


Midland Community Health Center


Midland Life Center

The Life Center offers free pregnancy help to women and men facing an unplanned pregnancy. Service include free pregnancy testing, prenatal classes and more.

2101 W Wall Street, Midland, Texas  
(432) 570-7745
MAP


Midland Life Center


Midland County Health Department

Services offered by the Midland County Health Department include:

  • Clinical Services
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • STI / HIV Testing and Treatment
  • Tuberculosis Testing
3303 W. Illinois Ave., Midland, Texas
(432) 681-7613
   MAP


Midland County Health Department

Community Children's Clinic

We serve Midland County families by providing healthcare services to children ages 7 months to 18 years, who are still enrolled in school, are uninsured or under-insured and qualify as low-income.

1101 E. Front Street, Midland, Texas  
(432) 686-8593

MAP

 
Community Children's Clinic

S.H.A.R.E.

S.H.A.R.E. (Sharing Hands, A Respite Experience) partners with all members of families where there are children with special needs, supporting their efforts to establish and maintain strong and successful families.

3500 North A Street, Suite 2500  
Midland, Texas
(432) 818-1253

MAP

S.H.A.R.E.

Helping Hands

A faith-based, non-denominational, non-profit corporation, offering a variety of services.

1301 Brinson, Midland, Texas
(432) 520-8900
MAP

 

Helping Hands

Casa de Amigos

Services provided include:

  • Emergency Food Pantry and Nutrition Center
  • Kathryn’s Closet – free quality clothes for adults and children
  • Holiday assistance – Thanksgiving and Christmas
  • School supplies and backpacks
  • Winter jackets for children
  • Volunteer placement within the agency
  • Information and referrals
1101 Garden Lane, Midland, Texas  
(432) 682-9701
MAP


Casa de Amigos


Workforce Solutions Permian Basin

Child Care Services helps income-eligible families find and pay for child care. You may qualify for financial assistance if all of the following apply:

  • You need child care in order to work, attend school, or receive training. You must be working or enrolled in school or a training program for a minimum of 25 hours per week for a single-parent home or 50 hours per week for both parents in a two-parent home
  • You live in the Permian Basin
  • Your child is under the age of 13
3600 N. Garfield
Midland College Technology Center, Room 138  
Midland, Texas
(432) 686-4879
MAP


Workforce Solutions Permian Basin


MC thanks our 2018-19 Phi Theta Kappa students for compiling this list of resources!
 
Phi Theta Kappa at MC

FOR IMMEDIATE HELP/COMMUNITY REFERRALS

Assistance from the SOS office is available only during business hours, and appointments must be scheduled. If you are unable to reach us, and you need help immediately, call 2-1-1 or visit the site to find local resources:

2-1-1 Texas

Apply to MC Now

Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.

How to Apply