Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Access your MJC Email 
Step 3: College Orientation 
Step 4: Assessment Testing 
Step 5: Education Plan
Step 6: Official Transcripts
Step 7: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 8: Register for Classes
Step 9: Pay Fees

Need help?

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 our Information for International Students.

Modesto Junior College

Frequently Asked Questions

What documents do I need?

Only a picture ID or residency card is needed to enroll. The college assigns a student identification number when you enroll. There is no need to be a legal resident to take non-credit courses. To take classes for credit and apply for financial aid, you must be a California resident. 

How much do the courses cost?

Non-credit English for Life and Work courses are free; however, a fee of approximately $19.00 is charged each semester for health and student services. Credit courses are $46.00 per unit or $29.00 per semester with the BOG fee waiver. Financial aid is also available.

How do I begin?

Step #1: Get Help  
    • Contact Mary Calderon to make an appointment for help at (209) 575-7847 or, in John Muir 152, 2201 Bluegum Avenue, Modesto.
Step #2: Enroll
Step #3: Test 
    • Take a placement test to determine your level in each program. The tests are free in Yosemite Hall, Room 147, at the West Campus.
Step #4: Register
    • Register for classes at Click on Class Schedule under Academics. Pay for classes online or in person at the Business Office on the East Campus.
Step #5: Ready! 
    • Buy your books and attend class! Books for courses are available at the MJC Bookstore, located on the East Campus.

Click below for a complete guide to enrollment and registration processes in English and Spanish.



English Language Instruction (ESL)

Contact Us

Phone: (209) 575-6149
Fax: (209) 575-6166




East Campus
Founders Hall
Room 200

  • Monday: 9-5
  • Tuesday: 9-5
  • Wednesday: 9-5
  • Thursday: 9-5
  • Friday: 9-5