Getting Started at MJC

Step by Step Guides and Resources for Students

Follow each section using the step by step guides, get tips, and view resources that will assist you - from applying to MJC, applying for financial aid, registering for classes, and all the way through to zero textbook course options, we are here to guide you!

 New and Returning Students

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Resources for New and Current Students


Before You Begin – Click Here For Fillable Password Card  

  • Keep Track of Your w# (Student ID) and Login Information


Application Guide

  • If it has been over one year since you applied or attended a class, you will need to complete a new application.
  • Contact CCC Apply Help for technical assistance, or for help recovering your account.
  • Check the email you listed on the application for a confirmation that your application was processed, and for information regarding setting up your student email.
  • If you do not have a social security number or your ITIN (Taxpayer Identification Number)
    • Select "No, I do not have a social security number or taxpayer identification number, or I decline to provide one at this time." Then follow up with us via the Live Chat for further assistance.
    • For more information, check out the MJC Guide for DACA and Undocumented Students
  • While you wait for your application to be processed, start working on Step 6- Financial Aid!


Pirates Net and Student Email Guide


  • Orientation covers MJC resources, services, rules, regulations, and how to register for classes. 


Meet with a Counselor

  • Request via the Live Chat or visit the counseling webpage for more information regarding services.
  • Counselors are able to assist you with academic, personal, crisis, and career counseling. 

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Have Previous College Coursework?


How to Search for Classes Video

Registration Guides



Financial Aid



Steps to Success Checklist


Know Your Student Rights and Responsibilities

  • Student Rights and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, class attendance, right to petition for specific consideration, Academic Freedom and acceptable standards of student conduct and behavior.


Prepare for Success


Connect With Us Via Live Chat

  • Summer Chat hours are Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Email the Student Success Specialist Team
Need Additional Help?

Prepare for Success

Frequently Used Links

Video Resources

Resources & Services

Special Programs & Services


Student Success & Equity

About MJC

Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions

Other Frequently Asked Questions