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13 Services JJC Offers You That You Didn't Know About

Posted by Sam Ritz on Apr 3, 2017 8:01:55 AM

13 services jjc offers you that you didn't know about joliet junior college 

Did you know that as a JJC student, you have access to an abundance of services as you complete your college degree?

Whether you need financial assistance, emotional support, career advice, transfer tips or you're just looking for ways to become more involved, we offer a resource for just about every need. Below we've outlined 13 services to help you.

13 services jjc offers you that you didn't know about joliet junior college scholarships
1. Scholarships

Who Benefits: All JJC students

What's Offered:

  • Hundreds of scholarship awards available from $200 to $1,500+
  • Easy to apply
  • Available whether you're just beginning at JJC or are near graduation
  • This year's deadline: May 1, 2017

Website: jjc.edu/scholarships
Email: posborne@jjc.edu
Phone: (815) 280-2540

 

 
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2. Disability Services: Student Accommodations and Resources (StAR)

Who Benefits: JJC students with documented disabilities

What's Offered: 

  • Academic advising and academic coaching
  • Accommodations
  • ADA transition support
  • Assistive technology
  • Resource room for studying, computer use

Website: jjc.edu/disability-services
Email: disabilityservices@jjc.edu
Phone: (815) 280-2230

 


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3. Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities

Who Benefits: All JJC students

What's Offered: 

  • Students can report complaints (Title IX, FERPA, Civil Rights, ADA, First Amendment, Code of Conduct, Academic Honor Code)
  • Support and intervention in incidents that involve sexual harassment, misconduct, sexual violence, dating and relationship violence, sexual exploitation, stalking and bullying
  • Crisis management through Behavior Intervention Team
  • Medical verifications and notifications
  • Workshops to assist students in personal skill development
  • Student Publications: The Blazer and Wordeater
  • Locker rentals
  • Photo ID services

Website: jjc.edu/student-resources/student-rights-responsibilities
Email: cyvasque@jjc.edu
Phone: (815) 280-2309

 

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4. Multicultural Student Services (OMSA)

Who Benefits: All JJC students, especially underrepresented students

What's Offered: 

  • Academic coaching
  • Advocacy programs
  • Transfer related services
  • College tours
  • Cultural enrichment events
  • Peer mentoring and minority male mentoring programs
  • Leadership development workshops
  • Advising services for English language learners
  • Resources for undocumented students

Website: jjc.edu/student-resources/office-multicultural-student-affairs
Email: mroman@jjc.edu
Phone: (815) 280-6709

 

 

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5. Transfer Planning

Who Benefits: All JJC students

What's Offered: 

Website: jjc.edu/transfer
Email: bburton@jjc.edu
Phone: (815) 280-2913

 

 

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6. Early Childhood Center

Who Benefits: JJC students who are parents to children ages 3-5

What's Offered: 

  • Available in the fall and spring from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • State-certified and operated by childcare professionals, student workers, and volunteers 
  • Follows guidelines established by the National Association of the Education of Young Children 
  • Supports and encourages children to participate in the learning process through both child-initiated and teacher-supported activities

Website: jjc.edu/ecc
Email: bcavanau@jjc.edu
Phone:
 
(815) 280-2280

 

 

13 services jjc offers you that you didn't know about joliet junior college career services
7. Career Services

Who Benefits: All JJC students

What's Offered: 

  • Career advising and coaching
  • Job interview coaching
  • Assistance with choosing the right major 
  • Internships; assistance with applying for internships
  • Student employment services (help for those wanting an on-campus or off-campus job)
  • Job search assistance
  • Resume and cover letter critiques and workshops
  • Events, like the Job Fair, Skilled Trades Fair, Major Exploration Fair, etc.

Website: jjc.edu/careers
Email: careers@jjc.edu
Phone: (815) 280-2756

 


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8. Counseling

Who Benefits: All JJC students

What's Offered: 

  • Educational planning (including the new Student Planning Tool)
  • Major/career planning
  • College success and career planning courses
  • Transfer information
  • Counseling for personal concerns
  • Crisis intervention services
  • Academic intervention services
  • Connections to faculty advisors

Website: jjc.edu/counseling
Email: jkimbaro@jjc.edu
Phone: (815) 280-2673 


13 services jjc offers you that you didn't know about joliet junior college hybrid courses
9. Hybrid Courses

Who Benefits: All JJC students

What's Offered: 

  • Classes taught partially online and partially in the classroom
  • Available for general education requirements and almost all majors
  • Class time reserved for lectures; coursework reserved for online portion of the class
  • Perfect for students who want a "taste" of what it's like to take an online course

Website: jjc.edu/icampus
Email: iCampus@jjc.edu
Phone: (815) 280-6613

 

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10. English as a Second Language Classes

Who Benefits: Community members who need help learning English

What's Offered:
 

  • Assistance for those who need to improve their English skills for academic, professional, or personal purposes
  • Beginner, intermediate and advanced ESL classes offered
  • 4-12 hours per week
  • Focuses on listening, speaking/pronunciation, reading/vocabulary and writing/grammar

Website: jjc.edu/community/department-adult-ed-literacy
Email: jjcdafs@jjc.edu
Phone: (815) 280-1333

 

 

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11. Veterans Resource Center

Who Benefits: JJC students who are veterans

What's Offered: 

  • Study spaces
  • Computers
  • JJC Veterans Alliance Club
  • Assistance for vets in achieving educational objectives
  • Provides veterans with a support system to transition from military service to the college environment

Website: jjc.edu/veterans
Email: VeteransBenefits@jjc.edu
Phone: (815) 280-2966 

 

 

13 services jjc offers you that you didn't know about joliet junior college office of student activities osa
12. Office of Student Activities 

Who Benefits: All JJC students

What's Offered: 

  • Student clubs (check out our master list here)
  • Lunch Bunch series (get free lunch and participate in an engaging discussion!)
  • Student leadership training sessions
  • Stress Relief Days around final exams
  • Student events, including karaoke on the bridge, spring fling events, Welcome Week, etc.
  • Dine and Discuss series with JJC faculty
  • Wellness programs (Volunteer Fair, Wellness Fair, Safe Zone training and referrals)
  • Student Government (the "voice of the students")

Website: jjc.edu/campus-life/student-activities
Email: pdilday@jjc.edu
Phone: (815) 280-2308

 

13 services jjc offers you that you didn't know about joliet junior college office of holistic wellness
13. Office of Holistic Wellness

Who Benefits: All JJC students

What's Offered: 

  • Provides students with wellness resources and promote healthy lifestyles
  • Bystander intervention training
  • Volunteer opportunities for students
  • Opportunity to learn about mental illness, drugs and alcohol, sexual health and more

Website: jjc.edu/campus-life/student-wellness
Phone: (815) 280-2202
Email: asims@jjc.edu

And Many More
JJC offers many more resources than were mentioned in this list, including:

 

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