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

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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 our Information for International Students.

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.

Spring 2019

October 15: College established deadline date for Priority Registration Spring 2019

October 15: Deadline for Loss of Enrollment Appeal forms to be submitted for Spring 2019 registration

October 23: Spring 2019 Priority Registration date and time available on PiratesNet for Continuing and New Students

October 29 - November 30: Priority Registration for Spring 2019

December 3 - January 13: Open Registration for Spring 2019

January 14: Spring 2019 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.

January 21: Martin L. King Jr. Day

February 15: Lincoln Holiday

February 18: Washington Holiday

April 29 - May 4: Finals week

May 4: Spring 2019 classes end

*IMPORTANT NOTE: A full-term class is any class that begins January 8 and ends April 28. 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.

SUMMER 2019 

March 25 - April 19: Priority Registration for Summer 2019

April 22 - May 5: Open Registration for Summer 2019

May 6 - August 17: Summer 2019 Term- For start date of classes, check the PiratesNet Class Search.

May 27: Memorial Day

July 4: Independence Day

Fall 2019

April 22: College established deadline date for Priority Registration Fall 2019

April 30: Fall 2019 Priority Registration date and time available on PiratesNet for Continuing and New Students

May 6 - June 14: Priority Registration for Fall 2019

June 17 - August 25: Open Registration for Fall 2019

August 26: Fall 2019 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 2: Labor Day

November 11: Veteran’s Day

November 28 - 29: Thanksgiving Holiday

November 30 - Dec. 1: No-Instructional Days

December 9 - 14: Finals week

December 14: Fall 2018 classes end

*IMPORTANT NOTE: A full-term class is any class that begins August 26 and ends December 14. 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.