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 Admissions Office 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.

Modesto Junior College


MJC Science Community Center Planetarium

 Astronomy Courses

ASTRO 151 Introduction to Astronomy (Laboratory)  
ASTRO 160 Introduction to Modern Astronomy  

Astronomy Club

Join the Astronomy club today! Contact Daniel Chase, , for more information.

Full Time Staff

Chase, Daniel
Title: Instructor of Astronomy
Office: Science Community Center Room 334
Phone: (209) 575-6974

Garcia, Michael
Title: Instructional Support Specialist
Office: Science Community Center Room 327A
Phone: (209) 575-6804

Meidl, Kenneth
Title: Instructor of Physics
Office: Science Community Center Room 343
Phone: (209) 575-6288

Adjunct Staff



Science, Mathematics & Engineering

Contact Us

Division Office

Phone: (209) 575-6173

Fax: (209) 575-6216


GVM/Planetarium: (209) 575-6196


Modesto Junior College - West Campus

Science Community Center - Room 134

2201 Blue Gum Ave

Modesto, CA 95358


Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Fridays - Closed