Baking & Decorative Arts Next Steps After Acceptance

Once you've been admitted into your program, the steps below will help you get ready for your first day of classes at MATC

Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis.

  • Activate Student Account

    All Baking & Decorative Arts students at Madison College need to have an active student account. If you haven’t already, activate your account for access to:

    • Student email
    • Online myMadisonCollege Student Center
    • Blackboard
  • Apply for Financial Assistance

    Need help paying for college? Different types of financial assistance may be available to those who qualify, such as:

    • Financial aid
    • Scholarships
    • Veterans benefits
  • Prepare for Program Registration
    All students must:
    • Attend a mandatory orientation session
    • Complete and pass Principles of Sanitation, an orientation course covering food service sanitation principles and the role of food service personnel in the prevention of contamination and food borne illness. Space is limited and is available on a first come, first serve basis. Students who already have ServSafe certification should review the Professional Certification information on the Transcript Credit web page.

    Students who successfully complete Principles of Sanitation will register for first semester courses to confirm their status as a Baking & Decorative Arts student.

  • Pay for Classes

    Tuition is due each semester by the tuition due date. You may also find it helpful to start familiarizing yourself with the college's refund policy and available payment options.

    Credit classes are billed electronically through your Student Center. Paper bills are not mailed.