How to Apply

The Admissions Office will process applications throughout the year and there is no fee to apply. Once an application is submitted, the applicant will receive an acknowledgement via US mail within two business days. Carefully review the information and follow the directions provided. Your acceptance letter will include your Jefferson ID, and indicate whether or not placement testing is required.

Please review the Admission Requirements section carefully and follow the application instructions.

Your step by step guide for new and transfer applicants:

  1. Apply
    Complete our free online application. If you are undecided, and would like to talk to a counselor, call admissions to schedule a phone or personal appointment.
  2. Transcripts
    Request your official high school transcript, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) be sent directly to the admissions office. If you have previous college credits, be sure and have your official college transcript sent to the admissions office.

    Office of Admissions
    Room 6-007, Jules Center
    1220 Coffeen Street
    Watertown, NY 13601

  3. Immunization Records
    Provide documentation. All students registering for six (6) or more credits must complete and return a Meningitis Response Form to the Health office before registration.
  4. Housing
    Indicate your interest in on campus housing on your admissions application and we will send you follow up information concerning our new residence hall. Feel free to visit the student housing page for more information!

 *Please note: due to a large number of applicants for the traditional nursing program, the College is no longer accepting nursing applications for Fall 2017 effective May 23, 2017.  Students may apply to Jefferson Community College and be accepted to the Math Science/Allied Health program in order to complete pre-requisite courses.

Please review specific application procedures if you are a: