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 our Information for International Students.

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Academic Senate

What is the Academic Senate?


The Academic Senate is the primary voice of faculty in academic and professional matters. Its elected members come from full time and adjunct faculty ranks, from both the East and West campuses, and from a broad array of programs. Both law and governing board policy give the Academic Senate primary responsibility in the following areas:

  • Curriculum
  • Degree and certificate requirements
  • Grading policies
  • Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes, including self study and annual reports
  • Faculty professional development

Both law and governing board policy require mutual agreement with the Academic Senate for any changes in the following areas:

  • Educational program development
  • Student preparation and success
  • Program review
  • Institutional planning and budget development
  • District and college governance structures

For more information about Education Code and Title 5, see the Codes and Regulations page of the California State Academic Senate web site.

For more information about Board Policy, see the Policies and Procedures page of the YCCD Board of Trustees web site.


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