Welcome to the educational and cultural center of the Morongo Basin. Through cooperative efforts with our vibrant community, we provide innovative curricula, preparing you to achieve your wildest dreams.​

Welcome to CMC!

Find Your Path

Wherever you stand today, wherever you aim to go, we can help you get there.

Not sure where to begin?

We’ll talk you through the options.

Know what you want to study?

See our college and career programs.

Take the Next Step

Learn how to apply to Copper Mountain, how to register for classes, and how to find financial aid.

Get Started

We’re here for your success

Wildland Fire Academy

Set your career on fire with CMC’s Wildland Fire Academy!

CMC’s Nursing Program

Build a meaningful career for yourself with one of CMC’s Nursing programs.

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Affordable Education

You can afford college. Let us show you how.

85%of CMC students get financial aid. Grants, loans, and scholarships can make the difference.

76%of CMC students graduate debt-free. Talk with our team to learn what’s possible for you.

Happening at Copper Mountain

Summer Session Enrollment Open

Summer Session begins June 10, 2024.  Enroll in five-week or seven-week classes and get a jump on your education this summer!

Fall Semester Registration Open

Fall Semester 2024 registration is open.  Fall classes begin August 19.  Register now for best course selection!

Be a Firefighter for the Day

Explore firefighting as a career option.  Engage in exercises such as:

  • Completing a progressing hose lay with water flowing from the nozzle
  • Completing a shelter drill exercise
  • Wearing personnel protective equipment firefighters wear
  • Donning a SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus)
  • Completing a modified US Forest Service pack test
  • Carrying a ladder
  • Meeting with, and discussing with firefighters about a future career

RSVP to Chief Rickman at trickman@cmccd.edu by June 15, 2024.

We’re Committed to Your Success

Help with academic and personal challenges is here when you need it.

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Help Us Help Students

Private support funds scholarships, facilities, faculty, and more.

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Community Connections

Copper Mountain programs, events, and partnerships serve the entire Morongo Basin.