Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

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 the International Student Program.

Modesto Junior College

Online Faculty Resources

Faculty Helpline

    • 209-575-6490 (Blackboard Questions)
    • 209-575-7800 (All Other Questions)

Getting Started With Blackboard

Here's your step by step to setting up Blackboard for the first time.

Online Tutorials

Find an extensive and regularly updated archive of Blackboard tutorials here.

Online Resources

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Request a Blackboard Shell

The following types of Blackboard-related requests are now being handled through the faculty area of PiratesNet. (These requests are usually processed within 12 hours.)

Request a Development Shell

Anyone needing a Development shell (aka "sandbox" for experimentation purposes), should use the link below.  Development shells are never populated with students - but content can be easily copied to a "real" production shell.  Requests are usually processed within 3 working days.   This form is for MJC faculty only.

Request a Development Shell

Report a problem with Blackboard

If you've discovered a problem with Blackboard, please fill out and submit this form.


MJC Distance Education Committee

Online Education

Contact Us

Phone: (209) 575-6412


East and West Campus
Library and Learning Center Computer Lab


August 18, 2014-August 22, 2014

8:00 am -4:30 pm