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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

California Dream Act of 2011

Financial Aid is now available to AB 540 students!!

The California Dream Act of 2011 was passed into laws AB 130 and AB 131. These laws allow AB 540 eligible students to apply for and receive several types of financial aid, including:

  •  Board of Governors Fee Waivers (for terms starting after January 1, 2013)
  •  State financial aid like Cal Grants and Chafee Grants (starting 2013-14 academic year)
  •  Assistance from EOP&S, CARE or CalWORKs (starting January 1, 2013)
  •  Privately-funded scholarships

What is an AB 540 student?

An AB 540 student is either a U.S. citizen or undocumented student who has attended and graduated from a California high school, but does not meet state residency requirements.

You are an AB 540 student, and exempt from paying non-resident enrollment fees, if you meet the following criteria:

  •  Currently reside in California, and
  •  Attended a California high school for at least three years, and
  •  Graduated from a California high school, got a GED or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam

How to apply for AB 540:

Step #1:   Complete an AB 540 form - Click here

Step #2:   Obtain an Official California High School Transcript

Step #3:   Submit a completed AB 540 form and Official California High School transcript to the MJC Admissions Office on either East or West Campus

For more information:

Student Financial Services


Phone: 209-575-7700
Fax: 209-575-7719


WEST Campus
Yosemite Hall
2201 Blue Gum Ave.
Modesto, CA 95358
Room 147

Aug 25-Dec 13
Monday - Friday
8:00 - 4:30 pm

West Campus Financial Aid Closure:

EAST Campus
Student Services
435 College Ave.
Modesto, CA 95350
Window #2

Every Tuesday
10:00-7:00 pm

Closed for lunch from 2-3 pm

East Campus Financial Aid Closure:

Campus Wide Closures:
Sept 1: Labor Day
Nov 11: Veteran's Day
Nov 27-30: Thanksgiving Holiday

School Code: 001240