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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

Founders Homecoming Brochure

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

View the Founders Homecoming Brochure and more information here.

Entrepreneur, philanthropist to address students, community

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

            Roland Parrish’s journey to McDonald’s is similar to Michael Jordan’s road to the NBA.

            Parrish was entrenched at the Exxon Corporation when he applied to Mickey D’s management program.

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Morial to visit Jarvis for Black History Month celebration

Monday, February 18, 2019

A civil rights leader and one of Louisiana’s favorite sons is coming to East Texas.

The Honorable Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, will keynote Jarvis... Read More

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  • Feb
    Black History Month Celebration

  • Mar
    Mid-Term Exam Period

  • Mar
    Mid-Term Grades Due

  • Mar
    Spring Break

  • Mar
    Classes Resume

  • Mar
    On-line 8-Weeks Program Classes Begin

  • Apr 30
    Mar 18
    Early Registration for Summer and Fall 2019 begins

  • Mar
    On-line 8-Weeks Program Drop/Adds End

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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.