Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: College Orientation 
Step 3: English & Math Placement
Step 4: Education Plan
Step 5: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 6: Register for Classes

Need help?

Contact the friendly Enrollment Services staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

Other questions? Call 209-575-6789.

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


Students joining the TRIO SSS Program must be:

  • US Citizen or permanent resident
  • First-generation college student (neither parent has completed a four year college degree) and/or
    • Low-income, according to guidelines established by the US Department of Education (Income verification will be requested) and/or
    • Have a verified disability 
    • Must transfer to a 4-year university
    • Have less than 24 transferable units
    • Minimum High School or College GPA of 2.00
    • Accepted for new enrollment at Modesto Junior College or currently enrolled as a full time student at MJC

Successful applicants must demonstrate academic potential and personal motivation to transfer to a four year college or university.

How to Apply

We are currently accepting applications for the next academic year. Complete the TRIO Student Support Services Program Application here.

Include a copy of:

  • - Your parents' 1040* tax information (if under of 24 years-old) AND your 1040's (if you filled taxes)   
  • - Copy of your 1040's* (if over 24 years-old) 

* If you or your parents did not filled taxes please complete the Student Income Verification Form.

On Campus

TRIO SSS office at Morris Building 107/East Campus
435 College Ave. Modesto, CA 95350

By Mail

TRIO Student Support Services
(Morris Building 107/East Campus)
435 College Avenue
Modesto, CA 95350-5808

By Email

Frequently Asked Questions

What is SSS?

The Student Support Services Program (SSS) is a collegiate program funded by the U.S. Department of Education to promote student success, retention, graduation and transfer to a four-year institution, by providing innovative curricular and supportive services.

What does first-generation mean?

First-generation is defined as any student whose parents/legal guardians, have not graduated from a four-year institution of higher education. 

How low-income defined?

Low-income status is based on the guidelines published annually by the U.S. Department of Education. The term “low-income individual” means an individual whose family’s  taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount.

How does a student "document' a disability?

Students provide medical and/or professional verification to our office. For more information and additional services visit the Disable Student Programs & Services (DSPS) in Student Services Building, Room 112.

Does TRIO SSS provide financial assistance for its participants?

SSS offers a Supplemental Grant Aid program, which is supplemental financial assistance available to SSS participants who qualify. All TRIO SSS students can applied after completing satisfactorily two semesters in the program. The qualifications are based upon financial need and  the TRIO SSS agreement; therefore, not all of the applicants will qualify.

TRIO Student
Support Services

Contact Us

Phone: (209) 575-6189
Fax: (209) 575-6886


East Campus
Morris Memorial Building
Room 107


Monday: 8am - 5pm

Tuesday: 8am - 5pm

Wednesday: 8am - 5pm

Thursday: 8am - 5pm

Friday: 8am - 5pm

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