Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

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

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 Your Success Team

Join us Thursday, April 12th in the Art Gallery / Art Patio to Meet Your Success Team! 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Greetings Art, Communications, Dance, Humanities, Music, Photography and Theatre Majors!

Modesto Junior College has embarked on a cohort model which is a more intentional way of contacting with you periodically in an effort to help you stay focused, motivated and on-track. We are here to help you reach your goal as quickly as possible.
Here are some of the services provided:

  • Assistance in completing the 3 Core steps (Orientation, Assessment, and Educational Plan)
  • Individual Counseling appointments for educational planning or academic advising
  • Progress checks towards your educational goal
  • Weekly Walk-In counseling imbedded for students located in the Arts Division Office PAC 207
  • Referral to appropriate support services on campus (personal counseling, tutoring, workshops)
  • Contact with Success Specialist for support The Arts, Humanities & Communications Cohort student success teams are looking forward to assisting you in any way possible to help YOU reach your educational and career goals.

Your success team members are:

Communication, Humanities, Photography & Theatre Majors
Email your team

Dimitri K
Dimitri Keriotis, Counselor
Student Services Building, Rm 232
(209) 575-6006

Rose Vierra
Rosalinda 'Rose' Vierra, Success Specialist
Student Center 2
(209) 575-7750


Art, Dance, Music Majors  
Email your team

Eric Ivory
Eric Ivory, Counselor
Student Services Building, Rm 236
(209) 575-6010

Dario Solorio, Counselor
(209) 575-6080

Crystal Hinchman
Crystal Hinchman, Success Specialist
Student Services Building, Rm 116
PAC 207 Tuesdays 8:00a-5:00pm
(209) 575-7759

Arts, Humanities & Communications Division Office

Located in the Performing and Media Arts Center (PAC), Room 205      
(209) 575-6081

We’re here to help you!

Michael J. Sundquist, Division Dean                                   Lori Sammis, Division Secretary

Jacquelin Wingett, Administrative Technician                     Mandy Landis, Administrative Assistant

Please ensure your major is correct on Pirates Net.

If you are NOT an Art, Communications, Dance, Humanities, Music or Theatre major, please update your correct major on Pirates Net under “Add/Update Academic Program”. Remember when you are making any changes to your active academic program you must end the program(s) you are no longer pursuing. 

If you are undecided in your major, please contact the Pathways Centers on East or West Campus where there are dedicated Counselors and Student Success Specialists that will assist with your needs. The Pathways Centers offer workshops for undecided majors as well as other services.


East Campus: Student Services Building, Room 128                   West Campus: Yosemite Hall, Room 118

Arts, Humanities & Communications Division

Contact Us

(209) 575-6081