SUNY Jefferson
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Student Life

Welcome to Jefferson where you will find an outstanding college experience both in and outside of the classroom. Whether you plan to live in our new on-campus student housing or will commute to campus, we are certain you will both enjoy and learn from Jefferson’s vibrant student life programs and diverse student body. 

Get involved or sit back and enjoy

With a variety of student clubs, intramurals, leadership opportunities and 13 athletic teams, you have the opportunity to be active, get involved, make new friends and develop as a student and a leader.  

Student Activities and our student-based Campus Activities Board ("CAB") offer terrific social, cultural, educational and leadership programs for the Jefferson campus and community.  From concerts and musicians, to hypnotists and comedians, to nationally known speakers, to Super Bowl parties - we will keep you as busy as you want to be!

For fans and athletes, the Cannoneers have an excellent reputation with the Mid-State Athletic Conference of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)

  • Baseball
  • Basketball (m/w)
  • Cross country (m/w),
  • Golf (m/w)
  • Lacrosse (m/w)
  • Softball
  • Soccer (m/w)
  • Volleyball

We’ve won over 18 championships and more than twenty of our top athletes have been recognized as All-Americans. Many continue their athletic careers at four-year colleges and are proud to have been a part of the Cannoneer nation.

Jefferson offers many services and programs to make the student experience here on campus exceptional

Of course we know it's not all about fun and games.  In addition to all that you WANT in your college experience, we also have the services you NEED.

24-hour campus security
Meal plan options for on-campus dining
Health & wellness services
Academic support services
Career counseling services
Job placement services
Childcare
Tutoring services
College Library
Bookstore with all your textbook and supply needs
Great study space