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Returning Students

A Returning Student is a student who has missed one or more semesters.  All returning students need to verify their educational goal, program of study and transfer information if applicable prior to registration. 

  • Returning students who have missed one primary semester (Fall/Spring) do not need to re-apply and will automatically be given a registration appointment.
  • Returning students who have missed more than one semester will need to re-apply for admissions.  

Career Coach

Students who identify a career path early in their time at college finish faster and with a sense of direction. Find a career that motivates you!

  1. Create an account and take the Career Assessment (a quick quiz about your interests)

  2. Explore Careers

  3. View Program Pathways at MSJC

Start your CCCApply application

Returning students who have missed more than one semester will need to re-apply for admissions.

After successfully 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 School Parent High School Concurrent Packet and submit the necessary information to Enrollment Services for approval prior to the start of class.

Financial aid refers to a variety resources that are available to help you pay for college. We suggest you submit a financial aid application and find out what you may be eligible for!

If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, complete the FAFSA at 

If you are a Dreamer or DACA recipient, complete the DREAM Act application at​ (for undocumented students). 

After submitting your FAFSA or CADAA, please allow 3-5 business days for MSJC to receive your information.  You will be sent a Financial Aid Acknowledgement notification to your student email address with information on how to check your application status of Self Service.  Submit any additional document requests via the Student Support Hub, in a timely manner.   Application processing time may take up to 6-8 weeks.


As the Financial Aid Office sends all communications electronically, you are advised to check your student email and Self Service FA Checklist regularly.


See also: Financial Aid Information 

Access student email from the link on the homepage or directly at

It is important that students activate their MSJC Student email account and check it regularly for important information.  This is where all official communication from the college will be sent.

MSJC Counseling staff:

  • Provide information regarding Mt. San Jacinto College's academic procedures, programs, and services.
  • Provide students seeking assistance with scheduling or clarification of requirements for graduation or transfer.
  • Help students clarify their academic goals, select major, and develop realistic academic work loads.
  • Provide information on occupational and transfer programs, including general education and major course requirements.
  • Help students develop educational plans that satisfy graduation and transfer requirements.

Counseling Information

Registration is  completed via Self-Service.

Learn how to register for classes using Self-Service. 

For more information or answers to frequently asked questions, visit the Enrollment Services FAQ page.