New residence halls celebrated
President, Board Chair cut Ribbon to new Dormitories
White House taps Tookes
SGA president named HBCU Scholar
2018 Commencement
Dr. Lester Newman greets Jamie Foxx
Dr. Lester Newman greets Jamie Foxx at the 2018 Commencement
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Student Speaking at Graduation

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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    Nov 05
    Early Registration for Spring 2019

  • Jan 04
    Nov 05
    Winter Mini Session

  • Nov
    Fall II Term Mid-Term Exam Period

  • Nov
    Fall Grads Paperwork due

  • Nov
    Fall II Term Mid-Term grades due

  • Nov
    Fall II Term AE Last day to withdraw with a "W"

  • Nov
    Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed)

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Jarvis Christian College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Jarvis Christian College.