New Student Services
You’ve been accepted to Jefferson. Congrats! Orientation is specifically designed for you – a new student. We want to make sure you succeed and our various orientation modalities provide all the info you need to start classes and know how to navigate college processes.
Your next step is to complete Required Online Orientation. You will also find how to register for Virtual Orientations and Success Sessions on this page that will give you a greater sense of belonging to campus. Orientation Exercises & How To Video Tutorials are self-paced supplements to the Required Online Orientation. The Student Pledge is located at the bottom of the page. Please read and commit to follow as a new student of Jefferson.
What you can expect during your orientation
- A warm welcome
- Academic and classroom expectations
- Personal counseling & academic support services
- Campus tour
- Get your student ID card
- Jefferson swag
- Get all of your questions answered
All participants in Virtual Orientation and/or Success Sessions
will receive a Jefferson t-shirt and swag bag!
- Know Your Tools: My JCC & JCC email
- The Essential Connection: Your Advisor
- How and When to Access Classes
- Online Essentials: Blackboard
Dates and Times: (Preview Week)
- Required Resources – Identify, Obtain, and Access Your Textbooks
- Improve your Outlook – Add Your Schedule
- Meet Your Connect4Success Team
- Make it a Habit – Study Tips
Dates and Times: (First Week of Classes)
If you could not attend a live Success Session, consider completing the Orientation Exercises.
How to Videos
I (state your name) pledge to sincerely commit myself to Jefferson’s 4 traits of excellence:
interdependence, fairness, discovery and self-awareness.
I pledge to commit myself to the values that Jefferson upholds: learning, inclusion, community, integrity and empowerment.
I will give my best effort to my course work and seek assistance when appropriate.
I will uphold the highest ethical standards in everything that I do.
I will pursue opportunities for personal development and civic engagement.
I will actively participate in college programs and services.
I will respect the differences in others and learn from peers and staff of Jefferson.
I will be a devoted and responsible citizen of Jefferson Community College.
Of my community.
And of my nation.
Contact New Student Services
McVean Student Center (building 4)