Getting Started at MJC

Step by Step Guides and Resources

Follow each section using the step by step guides, get tips, and view resources that will assist you - from applying to MJC, applying for financial aid, registering for classes, and all the way through to zero textbook course options, we are here to guide you!

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 New and Returning Students

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Resources for New and Current Students

1

Application Guide

APPLY HERE! 

Tips
  • If it has been over one year since you applied or attended a class, you will need to complete a new application.
  • Contact CCC Apply Help for technical assistance, or for help recovering your account.
  • Check the email you listed on the application for a confirmation that your application was processed, and for information regarding setting up your student email.
  • If you do not have a social security number or your ITIN (Taxpayer Identification Number)
    • Select "No, I do not have a social security number or taxpayer identification number, or I decline to provide one at this time." Then follow up with us via the Live Chat for further assistance.
    • For more information, check out the MJC Guide for DACA and Undocumented Students

While you wait for your application to be processed, start working on Step 6- Financial Aid!

2

Pirates Net and Student Email Guide 

***PiratesNet has been updated to single sign on - Set up your student email to login***
  • Set up and learn how to navigate MJC's student portal, PiratesNet, and activate your student email address.
  • Learn where to view, verify, or complete your Math & English Placement

Math & English Placement

Tips

  • You will need to complete Math & English Placement in order to qualify for Priority Registration.
  • All email communications from MJC will go to your student email.
  • It may take up to 24 hours after your application is processed, for access to Piratesnet and student email set up.
  • Student IT Services Desk - for questions or technical assistance.

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Orientation

  • Learn about MJC resources, services, rules, regulations, and how to register for classes.

Tips

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Meet With a Counselor

  • Request via the Live Chat or visit the counseling webpage for more information regarding services.
  • Counselors are able to assist you with academic, personal, crisis, and career counseling. 

Starfish - Degree Planning

Have Previous College Coursework?

Tips

 

5

How to Search for Classes Video

Found An Open Class That Has Already Started?

Once the class has started, you cannot add without an Add Code.

Late Start Courses

Requesting a Course With a Waitlist Guide

Waitlist & Add Code Tips

Registration Guides

Register for Classes

Registration Tips

***Visit the Enrollment Services webpage for Important Dates regarding Registration***

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 Financial Aid

Tips

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Steps to Success Checklist

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Know Your Student Rights and Responsibilities

  • Student Rights and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, class attendance, right to petition for specific consideration, Academic Freedom and acceptable standards of student conduct and behavior.

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Prepare for Success

*View Additional Resources under Step 10

Free Campus Wi-Fi

  • Take advantage of Free Wi-Fi at MJC! (No Parking Permit Required)
  • Campus Wi-Fi Username & Password
  • Park In Student Spaces Only
    • Campus safety will enforce parking restrictions in staff spaces, handicapped spaces, crosswalks, or unmarked areas.
  • If you do not have a vehicle, you may sit under a shaded area.
    • Masks are required, and social distancing rules will be enforced.
  • Please complete the COVID-19 self-assessment before coming to campus.

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Connect With Us Via Live Chat

  • Fall Chat hours are Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, & Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Email the Student Success Specialist Team
Need Additional Help?

Prepare for Success

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Resources & Services

Special Programs & Services

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About MJC

Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions

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