Current/Former Homeless Youth Qualify for Priority Registration
1. Core Steps must be completed.
2. “Homeless youth and former homeless youth” means a student under 25 years of age, who has been verified, in the case of a former homeless youth, at any time during the 24 months immediately preceding the application for admission.
- Priority Registration will be assigned for 6 years, upon verification of homeless
- Submit an Official Letter from a high school or school district homeless liaison, the director of an emergency shelter or transitional housing program, or the director of a runaway or homeless youth basic center or transitional living program.
3. Send homeless verification letter to Enrollment Services
MJC Priority Registration Resources
Help with MJC & Financial Aid Applications
Visit our Getting Started at MJC homepage. Follow each section using the step by step guides, get tips, and view resources that will assist you.
- FAFSA - Student Homelessness Questions
- Questions and Answers Federal Student Aid and Homeless Youth
- Students that are under the age of 24, are required to provide parental information.
- Please view the FAFSA website for information on special circumstances.
- CA COVID-19 Rent Relief
- CDSS Housing and Homelessness Programs
- Community Housing and Shelter Services (Modesto, CA)
- Family Resource Directories
- Project Yes - a youth employment service
- Stanislaus Emergency Rental Assistance Program
- Stanislaus County Emergency Shelter Information
- Stanislaus County Housing & Homeless Access Center
- 912 D Street Modesto
- 211 Stanislaus County
- Homeless Emergency Aid Program - John Burton Advocates for Foster Youth
- Homeless Shelter and Food Bank Directory
- VA Homeless Programs - VA is committed to ending homelessness among Veterans.
- Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) - The Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) helps at-risk youth between the ages of 15 and 25, achieve their educational and vocational goals through a variety of specialized services. YEOP specialists are peer advisors with similar experiences who work with youth as mentors and career coaches. They can provide referrals to supportive services, career coaching, employment preparation, and training.
- AB-2416 Postsecondary education: student financial aid: satisfactory academic progress.
- AB 302 Parking: homeless students
- AB 801 Success for Homeless Youth in Higher Education Act
- AB 806 Postsecondary education: homeless and former homeless youth.
- AB 1995 - Community colleges: homeless students: access to shower facilities
- Education Code 76011- Shower facilities for student use on campus
- Yosemite Community College District Policies and Administrative Procedures - 5220 Shower Facilities for Homeless Students
- McKinney-Vento Act
- Senate Bill No. 958 (AMENDED MARCH 16, 2020)
- BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS: Guidelines for California Community College Homeless Liaisons