Matriculation Policy
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Matriculation Policy



This policy is designed to facilitate efficient use of the College’s academic resources by establishing standards for matriculation and academic program change.


Certain terms are used in this document with specific meanings, as defined in this section.

  1. A matriculated student is one who has been accepted by the Jefferson Community College Admission Office and is enrolled in a degree or certificate program.
  2. A non-matriculated student is enrolled in College classes but has not been admitted formally to a degree/certificate program, or has lost matriculated status because of unsatisfactory academic performance or as otherwise set forth in this policy.


  1. Students are initially matriculated by the Chief Admissions Officer.
  2. Students may take a maximum of 24 credit hours in a non-matriculated status. 
  3. Students who have completed the requirements of one degree or certificate and intend to matriculate for an additional program must have the written consent of the Chief Admissions Officer.
  4. Students intending to matriculate for two curricula concurrently, must have the written consent of an academic advisor.
  5. Students who have been readmitted may elect to complete program requirements in effect at the time of original matriculation, contingent upon availability of coursework.
  6. The Vice President for Academic Affairs is responsible for overseeing this policy.


 Revised May 2016 (Res. #134-16)