Step 1: Enroll at PVCC at Black Mountain
Online at My.Maricopa.edu
Click on “Lookup/Create MEID” in the Technical Help box. . Follow instructions provided
In your Student Center, click MCCCD Admissions
Select PVCC as college of choice
Select type of Program (degree and certificates or credit/non-credit)
Continue with steps to complete admissions form
Record your Student ID, Maricopa Enterprise ID (MEID) and (Password). We suggest you store these in your Phone under the Contact PVCC ID for quick reference.
In person at: Bring Photo ID, PVCC Black Mountain 34250 N 60th Street (60th Street and Carefree Hwy) – 602-493-2600
Monday – Thursday 8:00-6:30p, Friday 8:00-2:00p * Closed on Fridays, throughout the Summer
IMPORTANT - To qualify for in-state tuition and financial assistance, students must provide documentation as proof of lawful presence in the United States. Acceptable documents include a birth certificate, an Arizona driver license or ID card issued after 1996, and official immigration papers.
Step 2: Placement Testing/Assessment
It’s not an admissions test, but a way to assess what Reading, English, and Math courses are right for you as you begin college. A photo ID is required for all testing. Study guides are online at
At Black Mountain: Monday – Thursday 2:30-5:30p, (last test begins at 4:00) No Testing on Friday *Hours do vary throughout the semester, call to confirm times.
At PV Union Hills: The Testing Center is located in the KSC building, (602) 787-7050. Testing is done on a walk-in basis. Call for specific hours.
Step 3: Apply for Financial Aid and/or Scholarships
To apply for financial aid or scholarships, visit the Financial Aid website at www.paradisevalley.edu/finaid/ or the Financial Aid Office, Kranitz Student Center, KSC Building 602-787-7100. Apply early and be aware of important deadlines.
Step 4: Before Selecting your Courses - Meet with an Academic Advisor to Register for Classes
Academic Advisors will assist you with planning for your future and choosing your classes. They will advise you concerning certificate and degree options, placement test interpretation and course descriptions.
Advisement is available as both drop in or appointment at Black Mountain.
PVCC Black Mountain 34250 N 60th Street (60th Street and Carefree Hwy) – 602-493-2600
Monday – Thursday 8:00-6:30p, Friday 8:00-2:00p * Closed on Fridays, throughout the summer
Advisement at PV Union Hills is located in the KSC Building. Call 602-787-7060 for available dates and times.
Step 5: Pay Tuition and Fees
Select Student Center
Enter your User ID (MEID)
Enter your Password
Click Sign in to go to your Student Center
In your Student Center, under Finances, select Payment Options. Select by Credit Card, echeck or Payment Plan.
Pay In Person at Black Mountain with Credit Card only. Cash payments can be made at PV Union Hills Cashier's Office, KSC Building
Step 6: Before Class Begins
A. Log in to your Maricopa Community Colleges Email Account
Log in to your college email account using your MEID and password at: my.maricopa.edu
- Select Message Center
All students will receive official communications about enrollment, financial aid, and other important deadlines.
B. Attend New Student Orientation - Mandatory for new Students
New Student Orientation is designed to help you: navigate the college system including all the things you need to be successful in college, meet other students as well as faculty and staff, participate in a campus tour, and more. You will register for an Orientation during your Academic Advising session.
C. Obtain your Photo ID Card
Get your free student photo I.D. card and Parking Permit at the Black Mountain front desk.
Parking Permits are required at both campuses.
D. Enroll in a College Success Course
You’ll learn strategies for achieving your goals in college and in life including: Preparation for college work, increasing motivation and confidence, decreasing procrastination and stress, note taking and time management. You will register for your College Success Course during your Advising session.
For Important Registration, Financial Aid, and Tuition Due Dates and Deadlines: