Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

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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 the International Student Program.

Modesto Junior College

Academic Calendar

Please note: Students may use the college's web-based registration system called PiratesNet to add or drop classes. The system is available daily from 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. The semester dates listed below are for Full-Term classes only.  Please see your printed student class schedule for Short-Term or Late-Start deadline dates.

Summer 2014

During the Summer (May 5 – August 15), MJC is closed on Friday’s. Our Summer hours are Monday – Thursday, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.

March 17: Summer Registration date and time available on PiratesNet for Continuing and New Students.

March 31 – May 4: Registration for Summer 2014

May 5: Summer classes begin. For late start classes, check the PiratesNet Class Search.

May 26: Memorial Day Holiday

For last day to drop classes, file for a refund, or file Pass/No Pass, please see your class schedule which is available via PiratesNet.You may drop classes using the online system until 11 p.m.

July 3: Independence Day Holiday

August 23: Semester Ends

*IMPORTANT NOTE: A full-term class is any class that begins May 5 and ends August 23. A short-term class is any class that doesn’t meet the full-term class definition. Students can register at their scheduled registration date and time or any time thereafter during scheduled registration hours until the day before the class begins.

Fall 2014

April 20: College established deadline date for Priority Registration

April 28:
 Fall Registration date and time available on PiratesNet for Continuing and New Students.

May 5 – August 24: Registration for Fall 2014

August 25: Fall classes begin. For late start classes, check the PiratesNet Class Search.

For last day to drop classes, file for a refund, or file for Pass/No Pass, please see your class schedule which is available via PiratesNet You may drop classes using the online system until 11 p.m.

September 1: Labor Day

November 11: Veteran’s Day

November 27-28: Thanksgiving Holiday

November 29-30: Non-Instructional Days

December 8-12: Final Examinations

December 13: Semester Ends

*IMPORTANT NOTE: A full-term class is any class that begins August 25 and ends December 13. A short-term class is any class that doesn’t meet the full-term class definition. Students can register at their scheduled registration date and time or any time thereafter during scheduled registration hours until the day before the class begins.

Spring 2015

October 10: College established deadline date for Priority Registration

October 17:
 Spring Registration date and time available on PiratesNet for Continuing and New Students.

October 31-January 11: Registration for Spring 2015

January 12: Spring classes begin. For late start classes, check the PiratesNet Class Search.

January 19: Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

February 13: Lincoln Holiday

February 14-15: Non Instructional Days

February 16: Washington Holiday

For last day to drop classes, file for a refund, or file for Pass/No Pass, please see your class schedule which is available via PiratesNet You may drop classes using the online system until 11 p.m.

April 27-May 1:  Final Examinations

May 2: Semester Ends


*IMPORTANT NOTE: A full-term class is any class that begins January 12 and ends May 2. A short-term class is any class that doesn’t meet the full-term class definition. Students can register at their scheduled registration date and time or any time thereafter during scheduled registration hours until the day before the class begins.