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
Due to poor air quality, and in the interest of your health, Modesto Junior College is closing at 4 p.m., November 15, and will remain closed through Sunday, November 18. All classes and extracurricular activities on campus are cancelled during this time frame. The college will reopen and classes resume on Monday, November 19.


Become a GVM member today!

Admission tickets don't pay all our bills. Annual memberships support the GVM operation and keep admission costs reasonable for our community. Your support is very much appreciated.  If you would like to become a member and support the museum, you can apply in person, online, or by filling out the GVM Membership Application and mailing it in.  Yosemite Community College District employees can pay for their membership with the YCCD GVM Membership Application payroll deduction form.

Annual membership for all members include

    • Free Museum admission
    • Free Newsletter
    • Recognition in the newsletter
    • Discounts on Nature Shop purchases
    • Advance notice of upcoming events
    • Opportunity to participate in special programs and events on and off-site
    • Free check-out of science suitcases
    • Discounts on certain admissions/programs
    • A wonderful museum dedicated to our central valley

Individual and Groups

Individual $50
  • Free museum admission for card holder.
  • Member-priced planetarium admission for card holder.
  • 10% discount on nature shop merchandise.
Purchase Membership
Senior (55+) $40
Family $120
  • Free museum admission for family up to 6.
  • Member-priced planetarium admission for family up to 6.
  • 10% discount on nature shop merchandise.
  • Access to 940+ other member institutions though our NARM partnership.  For details, click here.
Schools & Non-Profit Groups
25% discount on:
  • Museum tours
  • Planetarium programs
  • Traveling Teacher programs

Business Sponsor

(1-10 employees)
  • Free museum admission for all business employees with company ID.
  • Member-priced planetarium admission for all employees with company ID.
  • 10% discount on nature shop merchandise.
  • Business logo displayed on information board inside museum entrance.
  • One Traveling Teacher program of your choice
Purchase Membership
(11-50 employees)
(51+ employees)

Great Valley Museum

Connect With Us

Great Valley Museum
Science Community Center
MJC West Campus
2201 Blue Gum Avenue
Modesto, CA 95358
209 575-6196
209 575-6466 fax


We will be closed on July 4th.

Museum Hours

Sunday closed
Monday closed
Tuesday 9 to 4
Wednesday 9 to 4
Thursday 9 to 4
Friday 9 to 4
Saturday 9 to 4

Parking on the MJC campus is $2 Monday - Friday. Please bring small bills. Parking is free after 5 pm on Fridays and all day on weekends. Please check our planetarium page for planetarium show times.