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Step 9: Pay Fees

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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.

Free Science Colloquium series offered on Wednesdays

Modesto Junior College offers a weekly Science Colloquium series of one hour discussions on timely, science-related topics, and the events are free and open to the public! 

The Science Colloquium presentations are scheduled for Wednesdays at 3:15 p.m. in Science Community Center, Room 115, on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto. If you don’t have a campus parking permit, there is a $2 charge for temporary parking permits purchased from dispensers located near MJC West Campus entrances.

The following Science Colloquium topics and speakers are offered for the spring 2018 semester:

Jan. 24 – “Teaching Children with Autism, in the U.S. & Abroad” by Deborah Laffranchini, MJC professor of child development

Jan. 31 – “From Central Valley Salmon to Mekong Giant Catfish” by Erin Loury, fish biologist at FishBio, Fisheries Research, Monitoring and Conservation

February 7 – “Reducing Global Warming Emissions - What is the Best Policy?” by James Hopf, nuclear engineer

Feb. 14 – “Sap-sucking Insects and Their Bacterial Endosymbionts: A Coevolution Story” by My Lo Thao, Ph.D., microbiologist at California State University, Stanislaus 

Feb. 21 – “Microwaves” by John Gerling, engineer

Feb. 28 – “From MJC to Pharmaceutical Research: My Career Path” by Krista Thongphanh, molecular biologist at BioMarin Pharmaceutical

March 7 – “Evolution of Greater Fritillary Butterflies” by Erin Thompson, graduate student at University of the Pacific and former MJC biology major

March 14 – “Primate Research” by Ann Kohlhaas, Ph.D., zoology professor at CSU, Stanislaus    

March 21 – “Recovery of the Riparian Brush Rabbit” by Patrick Kelly, Ph.D., zoology professor at CSU Stanislaus

March 28 – “On Becoming a Marine Scientist” by Melanie Okoro, scientist at NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service

April 4 – “Math in Poetry” by Heidi Fernandez Meyer, MJC mathematics professor 

April 11 – Documentary: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, sponsored by the MJC Civic Engagement Project. Note: This 90 minute film will be shown in SCC 114 (same 3:15 p.m. start time).

For more information on the Science Colloquium contact Teri Curtis, MJC biology professor, at or (209) 575-6775.