Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Set up 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

Academic Calendar

Board-Approved Academic Calendars

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.

Fall 2016

April 18: College established deadline date for Priority Registration Fall 2016

April 18: Deadline for Loss of Enrollment Appeal forms to be submitted for Fall 2016 registration

April 27: Fall 2016 Priority Registration date and time available on PiratesNet for Continuing and New Students

May 9 - July 7: Priority Registration for Fall 2016

July 11 - August 28: Open Registration for Fall 2016

August 29: Fall 2016 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 5: Labor Day

November 11: Veteran’s Day

November 24 - 25: Thanksgiving Holiday

November 26 - 27: No-Instructional Days

December 12 - 16: Finals week

December 17: Fall 2016 classes end

December 23 - January 2: Winter Break (MJC will be closed during this time)

*IMPORTANT NOTE: A full-term class is any class that begins August 29 and ends December 17. 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 2017

October 17: College established deadline date for Priority Registration Spring 2017

October 17: Deadline for Loss of Enrollment Appeal forms to be submitted for Spring 2017 registration

October 25: Spring 2017 Priority Registration date and time available on PiratesNet for Continuing and New Students

November 1 - December 16: Priority Registration for Spring 2017

December 19 - January 8: Open Registration for Spring 2017

January 9: Spring 2017 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.

January 16: Martin L. King Jr. Day

February 17: Lincoln Holiday

February 20: Washington Holiday

April 24 - 28: Finals week

April 29: Spring 2017 classes end

*IMPORTANT NOTE: A full-term class is any class that begins January 9 and ends April 29. 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.