Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: College Orientation 
Step 3: English & Math Placement
Step 4: Education Plan
Step 5: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 6: Register for Classes

Need help?

Contact the friendly Enrollment Services staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

Other questions? Call 209-575-6789.

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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Governance and Planning

Engaging All Voices: MJC Participatory Decision-Making Handbook

The purpose of this document is to describe the structure for making decisions at Modesto Junior College. The document outlines the processes and mechanisms through which the voices of the college‘s constituent groups are heard in decision making. Representatives of all campus constituencies worked in good faith to develop these guidelines.

Schedule of Standing Meetings

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Week 1 Student Success & Equity Committee
On alternating weeks

Curriculum Committee


Instruction Council


See committee pages for meeting dates
  Academic Senate
Resource Allocation Council
Week 2 College Council
Online Education Committee
Accreditation Council
Student Services Council
Week 3

Facilities Council

Student Success & Equity Committee

District Council
Academic Senate
Resource Allocation Council
Week 4 College Council
    Student Services Council


MJC is committed to transforming lives through programs and services informed by the latest scholarship of teaching and learning. We provide a dynamic, innovative, undergraduate educational environment for the ever-changing populations and workforce needs of our regional community. We facilitate lifelong learning through the development of intellect, creativity, character, and abilities that shape students into thoughtful, culturally aware, engaged citizens.


Education is the reason our institution exists. To this end, we value innovation, professionalism, integrity, and responsible stewardship.  We foster respect for and interest in the diverse individuals and histories of our community. These values are foundational to the way we shape our programs and services, make and communicate decisions, reinforce collaborative relationships within our community, and promote civic engagement.


MJC will enrich lives by challenging all students to become successful, lifelong learners who strengthen their community in a diverse and changing world. The college is the first choice for educational excellence in our community.

Strategic Directions

Modesto Junior College is deeply committed to the success of each student. MJC is a vibrant, innovative, learning community that serves as an educational resource for the region. The college has identified Strategic Directions that will guide the college in leveraging the depth and breadth of our institutional capacity to:

  • Transform lives through programs  and services that demonstrate measurable student achievement
  • Build and sustain an innovative, education community characterized by collaboration, learning, growth, and diversity
  • Offer flexible and responsive programs to meet educational workforce needs measured through program changes, adaptations, and technological upgrades
  • Serve as stewards of our resources and advance practices to improve and sustain institutional effectiveness in support of accountability

Master Plans