Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Set up 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

Membership

Become a GVM member today!

Admission tickets don't pay all our bills. Annual memberships support the GVM operation and keep admission costs reasonable for our community. Your support is very much appreciated.  If you would like to become a member and support the museum, you can apply in person, online, or by filling out the GVM Membership Application and mailing it in.  Yosemite Community College District employees can pay for their membership with the YCCD GVM Membership Application payroll deduction form.

Annual membership for all members include:

  • 10% discount on Nature Shop purchases
  • Free newsletter
  • Recognition in the newsletter
  • Advance notice of upcoming events
  • Opportunity to participate in special programs and events on and off-site
  • Free check-out of science suitcases
  • Discounts on admission and planetarium tickets.
  • The great feeling of helping your fellow community members enjoy the Great Valley Museum!
 

Individual and Groups

Individual $50
  • Free museum admission for card holder.
  • Member-priced planetarium admission for card holder.
  • 10% discount on nature shop merchandise.
Purchase Membership
Student $40
Senior (55+) $40
Family $120
  • Free museum admission for family up to 6.
  • Member-priced planetarium admission for family up to 6.
  • 10% discount on nature shop merchandise.
*NEW
  • Access to over 880 other museums though our NARM partnership.  For details, click here.
School & Youth Non-Profit Groups
$250
 
10% discount on:
  • Museum tours
  • Planetarium programs
  • On-site programs
  • Traveling Teacher programs
Other Groups $300

Business Sponsors

Small Business
(1-5 employees)
$500
  • Free museum admission for all business employees with company ID.
  • Member-priced planetarium admission for all employees with company ID.
  • 10% discount on nature shop merchandise.
  • Company logo displayed on information board inside museum entrance.
  • One Traveling Teacher program for each $1,000 of sponsorship.
Purchase Corporate Membership
Standard
(6-10 employees)
$1,000
Premium
(11-50 employees)
$2,000
Elite
(51+ employees)
$5,000

Great Valley Museum

Connect With Us

Great Valley Museum
Science Community Center
MJC West Campus
2201 Blue Gum Avenue
Modesto, CA 95358
209 575-6196
209 575-6466 fax
gvm@mjc.edu

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Museum Hours

Sunday closed
Monday closed
Tuesday 9 to 4
Wednesday 9 to 4
Thursday 9 to 4
Friday 9 to 4
Saturday 9 to 4

Parking on the MJC campus is $2 Monday - Friday. Please bring small bills. Parking is free after 5 pm on Fridays and all day on weekends. Please check our planetarium page for planetarium show times.

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