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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

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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
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Governance and Planning

Engaging All Voices: MJC Participatory Decision-Making Handbook

The purpose of this document is to describe the structure for making decisions at Modesto Junior College. The document outlines the processes and mechanisms through which the voices of the college‘s constituent groups are heard in decision making. Representatives of all campus constituencies worked in good faith to develop these guidelines.

Schedule of Standing Meetings

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Week 1 Student Success & Equity Committee
3:00-5:00
On alternating weeks

Curriculum Committee

2:40-5:00

Instruction Council

3:00-5:00

See committee pages for meeting dates
  Academic Senate
3:45-5:30
Resource Allocation Council
10:00-12:00
Week 2 College Council
3:00-5:00
Distance Education Committee
1:00-3:00
Accreditation Council
2:30-3:30
Student Services Council
10:00-12:00
Week 3

Facilities Council
2:00-4:00

Student Success & Equity Committee
3:00-5:00

District Council
3:00-5:00
Academic Senate
3:45-5:30
Resource Allocation Council
10:00-12:00
Week 4 College Council
3:00-5:00
    Student Services Council
10:00-12:00

Mission

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.

Values

Education is the reason our institution exists. To this end, we value innovation, professionalism, integrity, and responsible stewardship.  We foster respect for and interest in the diverse individuals and histories of our community. These values are foundational to the way we shape our programs and services, make and communicate decisions, reinforce collaborative relationships within our community, and promote civic engagement.

Vision

MJC will enrich lives by challenging all students to become successful, lifelong learners who strengthen their community in a diverse and changing world. The college is the first choice for educational excellence in our community.

Strategic Directions

Modesto Junior College is deeply committed to the success of each student. MJC is a vibrant, innovative, learning community that serves as an educational resource for the region. The college has identified Strategic Directions that will guide the college in leveraging the depth and breadth of our institutional capacity to:

  • Transform lives through programs  and services that demonstrate measurable student achievement
  • Build and sustain an innovative, education community characterized by collaboration, learning, growth, and diversity
  • Offer flexible and responsive programs to meet educational workforce needs measured through program changes, adaptations, and technological upgrades
  • Serve as stewards of our resources and advance practices to improve and sustain institutional effectiveness in support of accountability