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

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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

Academic Calendar

Board-Approved Academic Calendars

Please note: Students may use the college's web-based registration system called PiratesNet to add or drop classes. The system is available daily from 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. The semester dates listed below are for Full-Term classes only.  Please see your printed student class schedule for Short-Term or Late-Start deadline dates.

Spring 2018

October 16: College established deadline date for Priority Registration Spring 2018

October 16: Deadline for Loss of Enrollment Appeal forms to be submitted for Spring 2018 registration

October 24: Spring 2018 Priority Registration date and time available on PiratesNet for Continuing and New Students

November 1 - December 15: Priority Registration for Spring 2018

December 18 - January 7: Open Registration for Spring 2018

January 8: Spring 2018 classes begin
For late start classes, check the PiratesNet Class Search.  For last day to drop classes, file for a refund, or file for Pass/No Pass, please see your class schedule which is available via PiratesNet You may drop classes using the online system until 11 p.m.

January 15: Martin L. King Jr. Day

February 16: Lincoln Holiday

February 19: Washington Holiday

April 23 - 28: Finals week

April 28: Spring 2018 classes end

*IMPORTANT NOTE: A full-term class is any class that begins January 8 and ends April 28. A short-term class is any class that doesn’t meet the full-term class definition. Students can register at their scheduled registration date and time or any time thereafter during scheduled registration hours until the day before the class begins.

Summer 2018

March 12: College established deadline date for Priority Registration Summer 2018

March 20: Summer 2018 Priority Registration date and time available on PiratesNet for Continuing and New Students

March 26 - April 20: Priority Registration for Summer 2018

April 23 - April 29: Open Registration for Summer 2018

May 7: Summer 2018 Classes Begin

May 28: Memorial Day

July 4: Independence Day

August 18: Summer 2018 classes end

Fall 2017

April 24: College established deadline date for Priority Registration Fall 2017

May 2: Fall 2017 Priority Registration date and time available on PiratesNet for Continuing and New Students

May 8 - July 13: Priority Registration for Fall 2017

July 17 - August 27: Open Registration for Fall 2017

August 28: Fall 2017 classes begin 
For late start classes, check the PiratesNet Class Search.  For last day to drop classes, file for a refund, or file for Pass/No Pass, please see your class schedule which is available via PiratesNet You may drop classes using the online system until 11 p.m.

September 4: Labor Day

November 10: Veteran’s Day

November 23 - 24: Thanksgiving Holiday

November 25 - 26: No-Instructional Days

December 11 - 16: Finals week

December 16: Fall 2017 classes end

*IMPORTANT NOTE: A full-term class is any class that begins August 29 and ends December 17. A short-term class is any class that doesn’t meet the full-term class definition. Students can register at their scheduled registration date and time or any time thereafter during scheduled registration hours until the day before the class begins.