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 26, 11:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.. 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.
If you cannot attend Cannoneer Kickoff, please register for the Virtual Orientation via Zoom. A facilitator will be available to answer your questions.
Virtual Orientation Registration Dates (please choose one)
All participants in Virtual Orientations will receive a Jefferson t-shirt and swag
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 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.
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
Your Mental Health & Well Being: Wellness Workshop
Jeopardy Game: Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships - Wellness Workshop
Stop Destroying your Emotional Well-Being Workshop
DEISJ: Virtual Bingo for Students
Random Acts of Kindness Wellness Workshop
Cancelled - The Science of Happiness: Wellness Workshop
Language, Laughter & Mindfulness Wellness Workshop
DEISJ: Movie: Coco
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)