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Getting Started-New Students

Step 1
 

After succesfully submitting your application, check your personal email for follow up information.  If you do not receive any emails from MSJC within one business day, please contact Enrollment Services.
 
Note: High School Students must complete the High School Concurrent Enrollment Packet and submit the necessary information to Enrollment Services for approval prior to the start of class.
 
Step 2
​​​​​MYMSJC ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT SET UP

You will be sent an Account Activation notifcation to your personal email address with information on activating your MyMSJC account.  After activating your account with a temporary code, you will be required to create a new password and set up account retrieval options including Challenge Questions, and registering a phone and email address which will be referenced in the event that the student needs to reset their password at a later date.  Get more details about this process by visiting www.msjc.edu/MyMSJC


Step 3

 
APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID—www.fafsa.ed.gov ​or http://dream.csac.ca.gov​ (for undocumented students)
 
If you need assistance filling out your FAFSA online, you can visit the Eagle Access Center.
 
Step 4
 
ACTIVATE STUDENT EMAIL—ea.msjc.edu
 
1. Log in to ​Eagle Advisor.
2. Click on the "Student EagleAdvisor" menu.
3. Under User Account, select "Activate Student Email Account".
4. Enter an email password that is between 10-16 characters.
5. Access student email from the link on the homepage or directly at http://student.msjc.edu
 
Step 5
ORIENTATIONea.msjc.edu
 
1. Log in to Eagle Advisor.
2. Click on the “Student EagleAdvisor” menu.
3. Under Pre-Registration, select “Welcome to the Online Orientation”.
4. To get started, click the link 'Click Here to Enter the Online Orientation".
5. Read all nine sections of the orientation information and take the section quizzes.
6. You must correctly answer the final test questions in order to pass.
 
 
Step 6
 
ASSESSMENT—

Students who have graduated from high school within the last 10 years may be eligible for Math and English placements based on high school transcript information reported on their CCCApply admissions application.  Click here to learn more:  www.msjc.edu/MultipleMeasures​ 

For those ineligible for placement based on Multiple Measures, you must take the assessment test in person, at any campus location.  Bring a valid photo ID with you.  Allow yourself approximately two hours to complete the test.  It is highly recommended that you prepare yourself by viewing the "Preparing for Assessment" video.
 
 
Step 7
 
COUNSELING—
 
All first time students are advised to attend a New Student Counseling Session to meet with a counselor. 
Register at www.msjc.edu and click on "New to MSJC? Attend New Student Session" link.  
 
 
Step 8
 
CHECK REGISTRATION DATE—ea.msjc.edu
Your registration date and time is the earliest point in which you may log in to your Student Eagle Advisor account and register for classes.  Since registration is online, you do not need to come to campus in order to register for classes.  Many appointment times are not during business hours.

 
1.  Log in to ​Eagle Advisor.
2.  Click on the “Student EagleAdvisor” menu.
3.  Under Pre-Registration, select “When is my registration appointment; do I have any holds to clear first?”.
4.  Select Term then submit.
5. Your registration appointment date and time will be displayed, along with any holds that need to be cleared prior to registering.  Some holds are for program participation and will not prevent registration.  For further information, contact Enrollment Services.
 
 
Step 9
 
REGISTER FOR CLASSES—ea.​msjc.edu
1. Log in to Eagle Advisor.
2. Click on the "Student Eagle Advisor" menu.
3. Under ​Registration for College Credit Courses, click on the "Search for Classes, then Register" link
4. Use the search engine to find the type of class you would like to take by entering at least two criteria to search from (i.e. Term and Subject) and then click Submit.
5. Your search results will be displayed.  Once you find the section you prefer, select it by clicking the check box next to it.  Then click Submit at the bottom of the page.
6. Your selected section will be added to your Registration Management.  Select Register from the Action drop down menu next to the course and then click Submit.
7. If the registration was successful, you will be lead to a confirmation page to review the transaction.  If desired, use the blue links on the top right of the page to search for more classes, request parking permit or SGA sticker, make a payment, or view your registration statement.
8. All fees must be paid within four days (including holidays and weekend) from the date of registration or you may be dropped from your courses.  Beginning one week prior to the start of the semester, all fees are due the SAME DAY as registration.  Fees can be paid online by clicking on the "Make a Payment" link via Student Eagle Advisor or on campus at the Cashier's office during normal business hours.

 
For more information or answers to frequently asked questions, visit the Enrollment Services FAQ page.
 
Step 10
 
EAGLE CARD/RTA “GoPass”
 
After you have registered for your classes and paid ALL fees, including the mandatory $6.00 Transportation Fee, you can visit the Enrollment Services office at any location to obtain your Eagle Card/RTA “GoPass.” In order to receive your Eagle Card, you MUST provide a valid photo ID.