Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Access 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

Upward Bound

The Modesto Junior College (MJC) Upward Bound/TRIO program is designed to help students stay in school, improve their grades, graduate from high school and go to college.

The Upward Bound program offers academic support, college preparation services, tutoring and motivation to succeed.


How can I sign up?

  1. Complete an Upward Bound application, which can be found in the counseling office at:
    • Ceres High School
    • Modesto High School
    • Johansen High School
    • Patterson High School
    • Riverbank High School
  2. Complete a personal statement or autobiography
  3. Get a recommendation from a school official (teacher, counselor, or principal)
  4. Return the completed application to your counselor


How do I qualify or am I eligible?

  1. Low income, according to the guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Education
  2. Potential first-generation college student
  3. Enrollment in one of the participating high schools or target area
  4. Demonstrate academic potential and personal motivation to succeed in high school and college
  5. U.S. citizen or permanent resident.


TRIO Pre-College

Contact Us

Phone: 209 575-6743
Fax: 209 575-6243 


Morris Memorial Building
RM 112


Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm