Jarvis Christian College

Mission Statement

Jarvis Christian College is a historically Black liberal arts, associate and baccalaureate, degree-granting institution affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The mission of the college is to prepare students intellectually, through academic programs that promote excellence in teaching and learning; socially, through student-centered support programs that encourage positive and constructive communication among peers, faculty, and staff; spiritually, through programs that stimulate spiritual growth and worship; and personally, through interaction that fosters self-development and maturity using different modalities of instructional delivery. The mission further seeks to prepare students for professional and graduate studies, productive careers, and to function effectively in a global and technological society.

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News & Updates

Adam Kissel, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs, invited to speak at Spring Lecture on Education

Friday, January 19, 2018

Mr. Adam Kissel, the Honorable Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C., has been invited to be the guest speaker for Jarvis Christian... Read More

College Closed Wednesday, Jan. 17

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Due to inclement weather, including icy roads, the College will be closed Wednesday Jan. 17.

Unity Prayer Breakfast

Friday, January 05, 2018

Jarvis Christian College's Unity Prayer Breakfast, hosted by President Dr. Lester C. Newman, will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, in the Smith-Howard Chapel Fellowship Hall on the... Read More

Enroll Today for Spring Semester 2018

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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  • Jan
    12th Class Day (Census Date)

  • Feb
    Last Day to Apply for May Graduation/Graduation Fee Due

  • Nov 30
    Feb 27
    Black History Month Celebration

  • Mar
    Mid-Term Examination Period

  • Mar
    Mid-term grades due

  • Mar
    Spring Break

  • Mar
    Classes Resume

  • Mar
    Early Registration for Summer and Fall Begins

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Jarvis Christian College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate degree. For information concerning regional accreditation, contact: Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, Telephone: 404-679-4500, Fax: 404-679-4558, www.sacscoc.org