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
Due to ongoing poor air quality, Modesto Junior College will remain closed through Sunday, November 25. All classes and extracurricular activities on campus are cancelled during this time. MJC will reopen on Monday, November 26.

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