Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

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

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting the International Student Program.

Modesto Junior College

Academic Calendar

Board-Approved Academic Calendars

Please note: Students may use the college's web-based registration system called PiratesNet to add or drop classes. The system is available daily from 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. The semester dates listed below are for Full-Term classes only.  Please see your printed student class schedule for Short-Term or Late-Start deadline dates.

Summer 2015

During the Summer (May 4 – August 14), MJC is closed on Friday’s. Our Summer hours are Monday – Thursday, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.

March 17: Registration dates and times sent to student email and available on PiratesNet.

March 30: Priority Registration Begins

May 4: Summer classes begin. For late start classes, check the PiratesNet Class Search.

May 25: Memorial Day Holiday

For last day to drop classes, file for a refund, or file Pass/No Pass, please see your class schedule which is available via PiratesNet.You may drop classes using the online system until 11 p.m.

July 2: Independence Day Observed

August 22: Semester Ends

 Fall 2015

April 20: College established deadline date for Priority Registration

April 28:
 Fall Registration date and time available on PiratesNet for Continuing and New Students.

May 5 – August 23: Registration for Fall 2014

August 24: Fall classes begin. For late start classes, check the PiratesNet Class Search.

For last day to drop classes, file for a refund, or file for Pass/No Pass, please see your class schedule which is available via PiratesNet You may drop classes using the online system until 11 p.m.

September 7: Labor Day

November 11: Veteran’s Day

November 26-27: Thanksgiving Holiday

November 28-29: Non-Instructional Days

December 7-11: Final Examinations

December 12: Semester Ends

*IMPORTANT NOTE: A full-term class is any class that begins August 24 and ends December 12. A short-term class is any class that doesn’t meet the full-term class definition. Students can register at their scheduled registration date and time or any time thereafter during scheduled registration hours until the day before the class begins.

 Spring 2016

October 9: College established deadline date for Priority Registration

October 15:
 Spring Registration date and time available on PiratesNet for Continuing and New Students.

October 30-January 10: Registration for Spring 2015

January 11: Spring classes begin. For late start classes, check the PiratesNet Class Search.

January 18: Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

February 12: Lincoln Holiday

February 13-14: Non Instructional Days

February 15: Washington Holiday

For last day to drop classes, file for a refund, or file for Pass/No Pass, please see your class schedule which is available via PiratesNet You may drop classes using the online system until 11 p.m.

April 25-29:  Final Examinations

April 30: Semester Ends

*IMPORTANT NOTE: A full-term class is any class that begins January 12 and ends May 2. A short-term class is any class that doesn’t meet the full-term class definition. Students can register at their scheduled registration date and time or any time thereafter during scheduled registration hours until the day before the class begins.