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2023 Student Handbook
Printable (PDF) version of the Student Handbook.

Academic Policies

Academic Fresh Start
Academic Honesty
Academic Honors
Academic Reinstatement
Admission and Enrollment: Students Below the Age of Compulsory Attendance
Change of Curriculum
Course Audit
Course Placement
Credit by Examination
Credit Hours/Grade Point Index (GPI)
Directed Study
Grading Policy
Graduation Requirements
Honors Program
Matriculation Policies
Pass-Fail Option
Physical Education - Credit for Participation in an Intercollegiate Sport
Repeating a Course
Schedule Limitation
Standards for Academic Progress


Campus Policies & Regulations

Accommodation Policy
Change of Name or Address
Children on Campus
Copyright Policy
Immunization Policy
Inclement Weather Policy
Motor Vehicle Policy
Smoking Policy


Non-Discrimination & Harassment Policies

Affirmative Consent
Alcohol and Drug Use Amnesty Policy
Consensual Relationship Policy 
Non-Discrimination Policy
Options for Confidentially Disclosing Sexual Violence
Sexual and Interpersonal Violence Procedures Handbook
Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Prohibition Policy
Sexual Violence Response Procedures
Sexual Violence Victim/Survivor Bill of Rights
Title IX Coordinator


Campus Safety & Security 

Annual Security Report
Drug-Free Campus Policy
Hate/Bias-Related Crime Prevention Statement
Missing Student Notification Policy
Statement on Order of Protection
Statement of Civility
Statement on Violent Felony Crime


Technology/Computer Use Policies

Acceptable Use Policy
Digital Download, Peer-to-Peer File Sharing and Copyright Policy
Information Security Policy
Internet Privacy Policy
Internet E-Mail Policy
Network Policy
Personally Identifiable Information Security Policy
Software Policy
Wireless Computer Access Agreement


Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities of Students

  1. Freedom of Access to Higher Education
  2. In the Classroom
  3. Out of the Classroom
  4. Student Records
  5. Student Affairs


Student Code of Conduct 

*Note - policy currently under review
Student Code of Conduct


Additional Information

Accrediting Agencies
National Voter Registration
Emergency Information
Faculty/Staff Directory
College Departments


Jefferson Community College is committed to providing equal access to its educational programs, activities, and facilities to all otherwise qualified students without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status,  or criminal conviction, or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. An Equal Opportunity employer, JCC also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, JCC prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.  For concerns arising under Title IX, contact the College’s Title IX Coordinator at (315) 786-6561. For student related disability discrimination concerns, contact the Accommodative Services Coordinator at (315) 786-2288. For all other concerns, including those related to employment, contact JCC’s Affirmative Action Officer at (315) 786-2279.