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

Actor, comedian Jamie Foxx to receive Honorary Doctorate Degree from Jarvis

Monday, April 30, 2018

Actor, comedian and singer Mr. Jamie Foxx will receive an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Jarvis Christian College during the 2018 Spring Commencement activities at 10 a.m. May 5, 2018, in... Read More

‘Black Panther’ author Jesse J. Holland keynote speaker for 2018 Spring Commencement

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Mr. Jesse J. Holland, Race and Ethnicity writer for the Associated Press, will give the keynote address during Jarvis Christian College’s 2018 Spring Commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday, May... Read More

Jarvis Christian College to Host Social Justice Conference

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Three human rights leaders will gather on Jarvis Christian College’s campus for “Mission, Vocation and the Call to Social Justice: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Dr. John D.... Read More

Former GM Executive Mr. Kevin W. Williams is keynote speaker for Honors Convocation

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mr. Kevin W. Williams, former Board Chairman, President and Managing Director of General Motors (GM) of Canada Ltd., will give the keynote address during Jarvis Christian College’s Honors Convocation at... Read More

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Calendar

  • May
    28
    Memorial Day (College Closed)

  • Jul 06
    Jun 11
    Summer Session I

  • Aug 03
    Jun 11
    Early Start Summer Program (ESSP)

  • Jun
    19
    Juneteenth

  • Jul
    2
    SS I Final Grades Due

    Summer Session I Final Grades Due

  • Jul
    4
    Independence Day

  • Jul
    6
    Sum Session I ends

  • Jul
    9
    ESSP Mid-Term Grades Due

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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.