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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
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The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.
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How can I obtain a copy of my transcripts?
Contact the Records Office, located in the Student Services Building, 575-6018, or order your official transcripts online at http://mjc.edu/studentservices/enrollment/records/transcriptrequest.php.
When will I receive my diploma?
Official diplomas will be available in the Evaluations Office after June 30th. Graduates will receive information by student e-mail to notify them of the pick-up date.
How can I graduate with honors?
Students can graduate with honors if their overall GPA is 3.5 or higher in all degree applicable courses. This is based on the student`s GPA at the end of the Fall Semester. This includes transfer work from other schools. Honor cords will be available in the Bookstore. For additional information contact the Counseling Department at 575-6080.
Is convenient parking available for graduates?
Parking will be available in all open lots at no charge. We suggest graduates park at the corner of Coldwell and College Ave in Lot #102.
When can I pick up my graduation supplies?
The Pirate`s Bookstore on East Campus will have supplies available beginning on March
Have questions? Contact the Bookstore at 575-6840.
Are personal photographs allowed?
Photographs are permitted during the ceremony. Please be mindful of blocking the view of others and remain seated.
How should I dress?
Dress up if you like, after all, it`s a celebration! Please dress according to the weather as clothing is required under your gown. You will be walking on the track and grassy areas. A flat, low heel and/or wedges type shoe is recommended. Sunscreen is also recommended. Remember, personal belongings cannot be left in the Gym.
Will professional photographs be taken?
Photographs will be taken as each student crosses the stage. Proofs along with order forms will be mailed to each student 5-7 days following Commencement.
Are balloons or air horns allowed at the ceremony?
No. Unfortunately, balloons, air horns, poppers and cow bells are no permitted. Please inform your family and guests.
Will security be present at the ceremony?
Yes. Security will be preforming bag checks at the gate to prevent the presence of weapons, alcohol, and drugs on campus.
Are tickets required?
When Commencement is held in the Stadium, tickets are not required and graduates may
invite as many guests as they would like.
Tickets are only required in the event of rainy weather. Commencement will then be relocated to the West Campus in the ACE Pavillion. Rain tickets (limited to two tickets per graduating student) will be accepted at the door on a first come first serve basis until filled to capacity.
If I use an alumni`s cap and gown, how do I obtain rainy day tickets?
Please bring your borrowed cap and gown and go to the Bookstore (East Campus) to obtain rainy day tickets. In the event of rain, the 4:30 P.M Student Line-Up will take place in Founders Hall instead of the Gym.
The MJC Commencement Committee is a working group of MJC employees who plan and implement MJC's Graduation and related activities. The following employees serve on the committee:
Yolanda Avila-Custodial Service Manager, YCCD Facilities & Operations
Dr. George Boodrookas, Dean of Advancement, MJC Foundation
Julie Berg-Multimedia Scheduler, MJC Media Services
Alejandra Chacon-ASMJC Faculty Advisor, MJC Campus Life & Student Learning
Harry Davis, MJC Campus Safety
Linda Hoile, Public Information Officer, MJC Marketing
Julie Hughes-Admissions & Records Specialist, MJC Counseling
Megan Lee-Administrative Specialist, MJC Campus Life & Student Learning
Judy Lanchester, Assistant Director, YCCD Facilities & Operations
Erik Maki-Music Instructor, MJC
Bryan Justin Marks-Associate Dean, MJC Campus Life & Student Learning
Sandy Marks, Foundation Specialist, MJC Foundation
Irene Nunez, Graphic Arts Specialist, MJC Marketing
Sherri Potts, Graphic Arts Specialist, MJC Marketing
Mary Silva, Counselor, MJC Counseling
Denise Solomon, Computer Science Instructor, MJC
Shami Soro, Textbook Buyer, MJC Bookstore
Dr. Layla Spain, Counselor, MJC Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOP&S)
David Todd, Photography/Graphics Production Specialist, MJC Marketing
Geri Vargas, Executive Secretary, MJC Office of the Vice President of Student Services
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