What is MassReconnect?

MassReconnect is a program to fund free community college for adults 25 and older who do not already have a college degree.

Who is eligible?

Massachusetts residents 25 years of age or older can take advantage of this opportunity to earn an associate degree or certificate for free at any of the Commonwealth’s 15 public community colleges, including Massasoit.*

Eligible individuals must:

  • Be 25 or older on the first day of classes – Wednesday, September 6, 2023
  • Have been a permanent legal resident of the Commonwealth for at least one year at start of the enrolled term
  • Have not previously received an associate or bachelor’s degree or the equivalent
  • Enroll in at least six credits per semester in an approved program of study leading to an associate degree or certificate
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress according to the college’s requirements
  • Complete the 2023 – 2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

What is covered under MassReconnect?

Tuition and fees are covered under MassReconnect and students will receive an allowance to pay for books and supplies.

If I am interested in going to Massasoit for free, what are my next steps?

Submit your contact information so that we can reach out with more information.

Request MassReconnect Information Now!

Have any questions?

For financial aid, application, enrollment, and registration questions contact studentcentral@massasoit.mass.edu.

For other questions, please contact Vice President Ruben Barato at rbarato@massasoit.mass.edu.

You can also visit Student Central in person at our Brockton campus.

MassReconnect Virtual Workshops

Massasoit Community College will be offering live evening virtual workshops for prospective students interested in learning more about MassReconnect, who is eligible, what is covered and what the next step is.

The workshop dates are:
Wednesday December 13, 2023 at 5pm
Wednesday January 3, 2024 at 5pm

Please RSVP and let us know which workshop you wish to attend.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 996 8733 3402
Passcode: 811997

*Recipients who are later determined to be ineligible for MassReconnect may be billed for disbursed funds.