Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Access your MJC Email 
Step 3: College Orientation 
Step 4: Assessment Testing 
Step 5: Education Plan
Step 6: Official Transcripts
Step 7: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 8: Register for Classes
Step 9: Pay Fees

Need help?

Contact the friendly Admissions Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting our Information for International Students.

Modesto Junior College
All MJC East and West Campus classes are open. The following areas are closed: Pool, Men’s PE, Gym, Library. See information tent on East Campus for temporary class and library service locations.
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President's Office

Our Mission

MJC is committed to transforming lives through programs and services informed by the latest scholarship of teaching and learning. We provide a dynamic, innovative, undergraduate educational environment for the ever-changing populations and workforce needs of our regional community. We facilitate lifelong learning through the development of intellect, creativity, character, and abilities that shape students into thoughtful, culturally aware, engaged citizens.

A Message from President Dr. Jill Stearns

 Modesto Junior College has a proud 90 year history of serving the local community. Our focus is instructional excellence in support of student success across the associate degree and certificate programs, transfer preparation, workforce development, and community education options provided. 

On behalf of the faculty, staff, and administration, I encourage you to engage in the activities designed to enrich your learning experience. There are a wide variety of artistic and cultural events, student organizations, and athletic competitions to explore. There are comprehensive student support services easily accessible and tailored to meet student needs. 

MJC is committed to meeting the rapidly changing needs of our community through workforce development, contract education, and community education programs. Our creative and innovative faculty and staff engage in development activities designed to enhance the student experience and prepare for rapid development of new workforce specific programs.

Modesto Junior College is committed to fiscal responsibility, excellent facilities, outstanding support services, innovative planning, creative solutions, and high quality educational programs in support of student learning. The college has used the challenges of the economic downturn and recommendations from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges to launch positive change across the campus.  MJC has a great history and bright future!

I look forward to seeing you on campus,

Jill Stearns Ph.D.