Step 4: Educational Planning (CORE STEP)
Counseling is an important part of the successful educational process and it is essential to getting a smart start at Modesto Junior College. Following the orientation and math and English placement, students will have an opportunity to meet with a counselor to put together an abbreviated Educational Plan for the upcoming term.
Counselors are available via online for personal, academic and career advising.
Walk-In Counseling - Two Ways to Connect
Appointments - Resume Fall 2020
Online Walk-in Schedule:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Walk-In hours are on a first come basis.
If you are unable to meet with a counselor during Walk-In hours:
- Call 209 575-6080 to leave a message, and you will receive a call.
Request to meet with a counselor via Live Chat:
For additional information regarding counseling services, visit the counseling page.
Have a Quick Question?
- Frequently Asked Counseling Questions
- General Questions may be emailed to mjcCounselingRequest@yosemite.cc.ca.us
- Include your student w# in your email
If you have questions or need help with:
All MJC students whose educational goals include: an Associate degree, a vocational certificate, completing requirements for university transfer, learning job skills, or improving basic skills are highly recommended to meet with a counselor/advisor before they register.
Counselors recommend that during a student's first semester they enroll in a college Guidance class that offers students an opportunity to develop a comprehensive Student Educational Plan. This plan details the classes required and support services recommended for students to complete their educational goal.
As a new or returning student, you have a number of steps that you will need to take. Use the Steps to Success as a guide to ensure that you do not miss any important steps along the way.