Welcome to a new semester! Now that you’ve had some time to adjust to your new courses, it might be a good time to get involved on campus. The Office of Student Activities (OSA) is a great place to start looking for clubs and events. With over 30 clubs and honor societies, there’s plenty to get involved in. Here are a few of the many clubs you can join.
The Disability Services Office at Joliet Junior College is committed to providing students with disabilities equal access to education.
Students register with the office to determine eligibility for accommodations, which support students’ access to resources and assist in their academic journey. Here, we spotlight four ways that Disability Services is assisting students.
With the fall semester approaching, many students are beginning to think about the transition back to classes. Whether you are new to college or a returning student, it’s important to be prepared for the semester, especially given the challenges from the pandemic this past year. The Joliet Junior College Library wants to make that transition as seamless as possible.
With the pent-up demand for travel, you’ve likely been thinking about, already planned, or completed some trips this summer. If you’re still planning to hit the road in the near future, it’s a good time to make sure your car is just as ready as you are to get away!
Students in Joliet Junior College’s Automotive Technology program spend more than 500 hours learning about and repairing actual customer vehicles using modern equipment and technology inside our state-of-the-art facility. Our professors help them become more detail-oriented, and grow their organizational, problem solving, and customer service skills.
Below, our automotive experts offer you this detail-oriented checklist to prepare you for your next road trip.
Joliet Junior Collegeoffers nine guided academic pathways for students to choose from. But what is a pathway? Pathways separate career clusters into easy-to-understand groupings, allowing students to choose a major based on their interests and strengths. This allows students to complete their degree on time, save money and reduces duplication of courses if they change their major. It also helps with advising to make sure that students are on the right path to graduating on time.
Watch our video for an explainer on pathways, and read more on each of these nine groupings.
Joliet Junior College’s Corporate and Community Services offers several continuing education courses, including professional development and career training programs, lifelong learning workshops, Kids College and contract training programs.
This summer, community classes are meeting in person in accordance with the college’s COVID safety protocols. Here, we spotlight five new course offerings that you can get involved with at JJC for the first time!
Night school is a hallmark of community colleges, offering students and the community the convenience of furthering educational goals with flexible scheduling. JJC’s Evening College flourished before and after World War II. The interesting history of JJC’s night school program during this challenging time period is reminiscent of the adjustments the college has made over the past year to accommodate students during COVID-19.
JJC’s adaptability and commitment to providing educational opportunities can be explored in the From the Archives article, featured in the spring 2021 issue of JJC’s Connections Magazine.
As Graduation Day gets closer, we can only imagine the thoughts bubbling through your mind. It's normal to feel emotional - after all, you've come so far to get here. We hope you'll savor the moment when your name is called and you receive your diploma or certificate.
A reminder that in order to maintain safety while celebrating our graduates, JJC is conducting two different commencement ceremonies, a drive-thru and virtual event, on May 21.
Today's blog is about the emotions we're sure you'll be feeling on Graduation Day. Can you identify with any of them already?
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May marks Mental Health Awareness Month. And as we continue to navigate through this pandemic, it's a great time to take stock of your emotional wellness. JJC’s Student Wellness Program – Mental Health can help!
It is easy to forget to take care of not only our physical self but our emotional self. Often during periods of change and adjustment, many will put themselves on the backburner and sometimes even forget to take care of their basic needs of nutrition, sleep, and activity. Here are five basic ways to take care of your emotional wellness, courtesy of JJC’s Student Wellness Program – Mental Health.
As people are receiving their COVID vaccinations and restrictions are starting to ease, we’re getting anxious to gather with other people. Whether it’s having a wedding that was postponed or hosting events for your organization, people are ready to get back to some sense of normalcy.