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

Meet with a Counselor


Appointments are available during the Fall and Spring semesters and walk-ins are available year round. You can schedule an appointment by visiting our office on east campus in the Student Services Building, 226, our office on the west campus in Yosemite Hall, Room 147, or by calling (209) 575-6080.

Online Advising

Online/phone appointments are available on a limited basis during fall and spring semesters. These appointments are designed for students who live outside of the Modesto area or have challenges that make it difficult to make it to campus during normal business hours. Our staff will help you decide if an online appointment will work for you.

Call us to make an online appointment at 209-575-6080. 

You can also email quick questions to A Modesto Junior College Counselor will respond to your questions as soon as possible (usually within two working days). If you are requesting information during busy registration periods, the response time may be a bit slower.

Group Advising

Group Advising is available for new students. Students must apply to MJC, complete orientation, and complete assessment testing prior to signing up for a new student group advising session. Group advising is available throughout the entire summer. We encourage students to attend a session prior to their registration appointment.


  • East Campus - Student Services Building, Room 226
  • West Campus - Yosemite Hall, Room 147

Walk-ins are first come, first served. Please call (209) 575-6080 before coming in if you are coming from out of town or if you have limited time to wait.


  • Career counseling
  • Career assessment interpretations
  • Make new Educational Plan
  • Change of major, new Ed Plan
  • Personal counseling
  • Financial Aid appeal (when student has no Ed Plan or Ed Plan is over 1 year old, students may use a Degree Audit print out)
  • Discussion concerning study skills
  • Discuss poor student motivation issues
  • Exploring major life decisions



  • Excess Units
  • How to add or drop a class
  • Minor change to existing Ed Plan
  • One semester Ed Plan
  • Questions about a college policy or procedure
  • Discuss concerns about a class
  • Financial Aid appeal (if student has current Ed Plan less than 1 year old)
  • Referral to other services
  • Referral to Study Skills classes
  • Quick question with quick answers
  • Readmission follow-up, Grade check
  • Academic or Progress dismissal


Contact Us

Phone: (209) 575-6080
Fax: (209) 575-6720

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East Campus
Student Services Building
Room 226

West Campus
Yosemite Hall
Room 147

Fall & Spring Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

(visit Walk-In Info for Counseling hours)