Welcome to MJC!

We are so happy you have chosen Modesto Junior College to pursue your academic and personal growth, and hope you will take advantage of the many programs and services our area provides for students. Modesto Junior College is a college rich in history and tradition and is part of the fabric of our community. We are a Hispanic Serving Institution with a Hispanic student population of 52%. The MJC Access Team is committed to connecting our community with Modesto Junior College. We are here throughout the year to assist potential students, community organizations, as well as, businesses to learn about the educational opportunities and services available at Modesto Junior College.

MJC Mission Statement

MJC is committed to transforming lives through programs and services informed by the latest scholarship of teaching and learning. We provide a dynamic, innovative, undergraduate educational environment for the ever-changing populations and workforce needs of our regional community. We facilitate lifelong learning through the development of intellect, creativity, character, and abilities that shape students into thoughtful, culturally aware, engaged citizens.

Access & Outreach Mission Statement

The mission of the Modesto Junior College Access & Outreach Department is to ensure access to any person preparing to attend Modesto Junior College through personal guidance and navigation of the college’s processes to becoming a student.  Additionally, to promote opportunities though community outreach events to attend Modesto Junior College.

Six Ways You Will Be Successful at MJC

MJC is committed to transforming live! We do this through educational programs and services informed by the latest approaches to teaching and learning.  MJC is a dynamic, innovative environment meeting needs of the ever-changing populations of our regional community.

We invite you to join us in a partnership for your success!  Our role in the partnership is to thoughtfully and meaningfully integrate the RP Group research findings related to the Six Success Factors of Student Achievement.

  • Directed-students have a goal and know how to achieve it
  • Focused-students stay on track—keeping their eyes on the prize
  • Connected-students feel somebody wants and helps them to succeed
  • Engaged-students actively participate in class and extracurricular activities
  • Nurtured-students feel like they are part of the college community
  • Valued-students’ skills, talents, abilities and experiences are recognized; they have opportunities to contribute on campus and feel their contributions are appreciated

Contact us today to take advantage of the following services:

  • Campus tours (group or individual)
  • Customized department/program visits (i.e. Nursing, Agriculture, CTE)
  • Information on academic and vocational programs, campus resources, student support services and more
  • Participation at your school, business, or community event
  • Presentations about Modesto Junior College

We look forward to assisting you and invite you to visit Modesto Junior College!

Service Area Outcomes (SAO) 

The Office of Student Success and Access will provide core services to area high school students.

Support Service Learning Outcomes (SSLO) 

Students will be knowledgeable about admissions, orientation, assessment testing, and enrollment in courses specific to their academic goals.