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 the International Student Program.

Modesto Junior College


All new and returning students who have not yet earned an Associate Degree or higher, regardless of educational goal, even those who attended an orientation session one or more years ago, must first complete Orientation followed by Assessment Testing before meeting with a Counselor.  

Please wait one (1) hour (during business days) after submission of your application to complete the online orientation.  Go to:  (Note: First timer log in users -  the ID is your 'w' number using a lower case 'w' and the password is your six (6) digit birthdate. 

Orientation covers MJC resources, services, rules, regulations, and how to register for classes.  

Note: You will not be permitted to meet with a Counselor until you have first completed Orientation in ONE of the below formats followed by Assessment Testing.

 Online Orientation: Click here to begin         On-site Orientation: Click here for info

  • Once you complete Orientation and assessment testing online, please contact Counseling at 209-575-6080 to schedule an advising session.