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

AB 540

What is it?

  • AB 540 authorizes any student, including undocumented students who meet the criteria, to pay in-state tuition at California public colleges and universities (10/12/01)

Who is eligible?

  • Must have attended a California high school for 3 or more years (doesn't need to be consecutive)
  • Must have graduated from a California high school or attained the equivalent of a high school diploma
  • Must have registered or currently be enrolled at an accredited institution of higher education in California
  • Must have filed or will file an affidavit as required by the institution stating that they will apply for legal residency as soon as possible
  • Must not be a non-immigrant holding a valid lettered non-immigrant visa

What is the process?

  • Complete the appropriate AB540 affidavit at the proposed or current institution

Addendum to AB540 –Submit this form along with the AB 540 form and official in-progress transcripts if you are a high school senior in order to be temporarily given in-state tuition status for enrollment tuition purposes. IMPORTANT: You are required to provide Enrollment Services with a final high school transcript no later than 2 weeks from the date of graduation listed on your form and that a block will be placed on your account until receipt of the final official high school transcript is received.

Download AB 540 here