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.
STEP 2: Cannoneer Kickoff
Register for the Cannoneer Kickoff taking place on Friday, August 25, 2023, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 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:
- Tuesday, August 22, 2023, 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, August 23, 2023, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
All participants in Virtual Orientations will receive a Jefferson t-shirt and a swag bag!
STEP 3: Register for Classes
If you need assistance with registering for classes, you can make an appointment with an Advisor.
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
MENTAL HEALTH, STRESS AND COPING - Emotional Wellness Workshop
MAINTAINING YOUR FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY - Financial Wellness Workshop
Adulting 101: Money Managment in College (Financial Wellness Workshop)
Career Direction Connection
Safe Zone Training
PAYING FOR COLLEGE - Financial Wellness Workshop
Job Search Techniques: The In's and Out's of Job Searching
Cover Letter Development: Nothing to Cover Up
THE GAME OF LIFE - Financial Wellness Workshop
NEW STUDENT RESOURCES
New Student Experience Exercises
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)