Minnesota Common Course Catalogue

What is the MCCC?
The Minnesota Common Course Catalogue (MCCC) is a course classification and data collection system intended to provide uniform information about courses that are taught by Minnesota teachers and completed by Minnesota students.

The MCCC is being implemented to meet state and federal requirements, including: Minnesota Statutes, section 120B.35 Student Academic Achievement and Growth; Minnesota Session Laws 2009, Chapter 96, Article 2, Section 60 Implementing Rigorous Coursework Measures Related to Student Performance; and HR 2272 America COMPETES Act of 2007 SEC. 6401. Required Elements of a Statewide Longitudinal Data System.

Enter the Minnesota Common Course Catalogue (MCCC).

What information must districts report?
The four data collections associated with the MCCC include:
  1. Local Course Index
  2. Calendar Information
  3. Staff Course Records
  4. Student Course Records

Reporting Year Opening and Closing Dates

Note: The Local Course Index does not include edit or add. All Local Course data is entered by File Submission Upload.
  • Reporting Years 2011-19 are closed.
  • Reporting Year 2019-20 (2020) opens Monday April 6, 2020.
    • Early Education includes School Readiness, Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) and Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE).
    • K-8 includes English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, arts, world languages, physical education and health.
    • 9-12 includes all courses.
    • Early Education is due Wednesday, July 15, 2020.
    • Final Birth-12 MCCC will close Friday, December 11, 2020.
  • Reporting Year 2020-21 will be announced later.

Please note:
To successfully load XML files for Local Course Index and Student Records, use Schema 4. The Staff Records file will use Schema Version 3.

Upcoming Training
WebEx training sessions are scheduled throughout the year. View the MDE Calendar and click the Event heading to find all “MCCC Training” dates and times.  

Early Education Documents

K-12 Documents New for 2017-18 Reporting

Schema 3 Implementation

Tools and Supports

Video Tutorials

Calendar Edit 1 - Explains the calendar menu and creates an Academic Year
Calendar Edit 2 - Explains the create, edit and delete of a Calendar. Term and Period
Calendar Rollover - Walks through the complete calendar rollover process