Local Colleges and Universities Start Fall 2012 Classes

For the next 2 weeks, many new, transfer and continuing college students will begin their Fall 2012 semester classes.

CSU Stanislaus classes start today August 22. UC Merced students will begin on Thursday, August 23. Modesto Junior College will start next week on Monday, August 27 and Merced Junior College has already started their classes on August 13, 2012.

This semester, CSU Stanislaus will welcome their new president, Joseph Sheley, who replaces former president Hamid Shirvani. And MJC will welcome Jill Stearns as their 6th president in 10 years.