Want to get the most out of your JJC class? We've come up with a list of questions you can ask your professor that will not only help you succeed, but may also help you in your future career. Take a look below!
Did you know that 29 percent of students across the country enrolled in an online or hybrid class program in 2017, according to an online education study?
If you've never taken an online class before, consider testing one out this summer (classes are only six to eight weeks long). Visit jjc.edu/makeithappen to learn more about how you can apply or register.
In the meantime, read on to learn why online classes are so beneficial:
What are your summer plans?
Whether you want to go on a weekend road trip, visit an amusement park or spend time reading, consider adding "take a JJC class" to this summer's bucket list. In fact, choosing to take a class this summer may be the smartest thing you do as college student. Check out why below!
JJC's Summer Sessions for 2019
Summer Session I: May 20 (six weeks)
Summer Session II: June 3 (eight weeks)
Summer Session III: July 1 (six weeks)
It's no secret that community colleges are affordable, offer flexibility, provide easy ways to transfer and are made up of a diverse student body, from those right out of high school to returning adults.
But did you know that there are more than 1,460 community colleges in the United States? Illinois, California, New York, Texas and North Carolina house the most community colleges in the country. Take a look at our list below to learn even more about community colleges.
Question: When is the best time to start thinking about transfer schools?
Answer: Right now!
(And yes, this answer is the same whether you are a current or future JJC student!)
Since every school has different requirements when it comes to transferring, the sooner you know where you want to go, the more strategic you can be when taking classes at JJC. If you have questions or need help with the transfer process, attend a JJC Transfer Information Session to get your questions answered. And in the meantime, take a look at our list below as you conduct your transfer school research.
Did you know that you can earn a JJC certificate in as little as four to 50 college credits?
In fact, if you plan it right, you can complete many of JJC's certificate programs in one year or less. Certificates are a great way to get your feet wet if you're interested in an area of study. Plus, many students who earn certificates start working in their field immediately. Below, we've listed 15 JJC certificates that you can complete in one year or less.
Want to know more about JJC's 180+ degree and certificate programs? Click here to see the complete list.
Want to earn college credit in high school without leaving your high school campus? Joliet Junior College dual credit classes are high school courses that count toward your college degree. That's right - one class can count toward both your high school diploma and your college degree, even if you're not planning on attending JJC after graduation.
Take a look at our list below to see why dual credit classes are a great idea.
Want to learn more about dual credit classes at your high school? Visit jjc.edu/getting-started/admissions/dual-credit.
Did you know that in addition to Joliet Junior College's Main Campus on Houbolt Road, you can take classes in Romeoville, Morris and downtown Joliet?
Below, we've highlighted seven interesting facts about our extended campuses. And remember - you still have time to register for classes or apply to JJC before the fall semester begins on Monday, Aug. 21!
Thinking about expanding your skill set or interested in taking an off-beat class this year? Maybe you're undecided and you want to try out a few subject areas before choosing a major. If that's the case, you're in luck - JJC offers many unique classes, all of which can be found by searching through our online course catalog or via MyJJC.
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We get it. Coming back to school as an adult is a little nerve-wracking - but it's totally worth it, especially if you're studying for something you're passionate about or working toward a career that will help make a better life for you and your family.
JJC is the perfect choice for adult students not only because it's one of the most affordable options out there (check our tuition rates here), but also because it offers flexible schedules (evening/weekend classes; online and hybrid options), and multiple campus locations (Joliet, City Center, Romeoville, Morris).
Planning on attending JJC as an adult student this fall? Check out ten tips for success below.