New Student Services
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New Student Services

Congratulations on your acceptance to Jefferson. We want to make sure you succeed. Orientation provides the information you need to navigate college processes. Getting started is easy. To enhance your new student experience, just follow these steps.

STEP 1: New Student Online Orientation

Complete the New Student Online Orientation. This is a self-paced online orientation that provides valuable resources. All new incoming students are required to complete the online orientation before the first day of class.

New Student Online Orientation

STEP 2: Cannoneer Kickoff

Register for the Cannoneer Kickoff taking place on Friday, January 19th, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. followed by lunch. This will be an opportunity for you to meet faculty and students in your school of study, explore the campus, and receive JCC swag items. We can't wait to see you on campus!


If you cannot attend Cannoneer Kickoff, please register for the Virtual Orientation via Zoom. A facilitator will be available to answer your questions. You can attend on one of the following dates:

  • Sunday, January 21st 5:00pm - 7:00pm

All participants in Virtual Orientations will receive a Jefferson t-shirt and a swag bag!

Virtual Orientation Registration Form

STEP 3: Register for Classes

If you need assistance with registering for classes, you can make an appointment with an Advisor.

Advising Appointments

STEP 4: Student Pledge

Read the Student Pledge and commit to follow as a new student of Jefferson.

I (state your name) pledge to commit myself to the values that Jefferson upholds: learning, inclusion, community, integrity and empowerment.

I will uphold the highest ethical standards in everything that I do.

I will pursue opportunities for personal development and civic engagement.

I will respect the differences in others and be a devoted and responsible citizen

of Jefferson Community College,

of my community,

and of the world.

STEP 5: Get Involved

Are you interested in meeting new people? Join us for Welcome Week activities as well as events and workshops throughout the semester.

Upcoming Events & Workshops

    There are no upcoming events or offerings scheduled at this time. Please check back for updated information.



New Student Experience Exercises

Try the self-paced modules that are designed to give you the information you need in order to ease your transition to college and learn about topics such as how to retrieve information about your degree program through the MyJCC student portal and much more.  


View our How-To Videos to learn more information about the resources on campus such as how to view your class schedule, how to access your JCC email, and so much more.


Contact New Student Services

McVean Student Center, Room 4-104 (Building 4)
(315) 786-2431