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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 Programs of Study at MSJC

Start your CCCApply application

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). 

If you need assistance filling out your FAFSA online, you can visit the Eagle Access Center.


See also: Financial Aid Information 

You will be sent an Account Activation notification 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

  1. Log in to ​EagleAdvisor.

  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

Become an expert on all things MSJC! 

  • Start your orientation, login with your myMSJC username and password.

  • The online orientation will take you approximately 30 minutes and includes videos.

  • The orientation can be taken on your smart phone, laptop, tablet, or desktop computer.

See also: Orientation Information 

At the New Student Counseling Session (NSCS), Counseling will help you choose your first year of classes for your PATH (your individual academic plan), identify the math/English courses right for you, learn about resources, and identify your next steps.

Sign up for a New Student Counseling Session


See also: Counseling Information

Your registration date and time is the earliest point in which you may log in to your Student EagleAdvisor 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 ​EagleAdvisor.

  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 by Step Instructions


  1. Log in to EagleAdvisor.

  2. Click on the "Student EagleAdvisor" 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 EagleAdvisor 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.

After you have registered for your classes and paid ALL fees, 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.

Note: While campuses are closed due to COVID-19 pandemic, students who have registered and paid all fees may contact Enrollment Services by emailing to request a Token Transit app downloadable to their smart phone to rider RTA buses.


See also: Eagle Card Information and Payment Information