Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all fall 2020 lecture courses will be online only. Courses scheduled with a combination of lecture and lab should be delivered in a hybrid format, with the lecture portion online and the lab portion face-to-face. This is contingent upon the State's Restore Illinois mandate and achievement of the Phase 4 standard. Lab-only courses will be delivered face-to-face contingent upon the State's Restore Illinois mandate and achievement of the Phase 4 standard.*
*Disclaimer: This information is valid as of 7/18/20. Please check back for additional information or visit our COVID-19 FAQ page for the most up-to-date information.
Spring 2021 Classes
Spring semester begins the week of Jan. 18, 2021. Flex start classes begin Feb. 1, Feb. 16 and March 22.
SPRING SAVINGS: No Online Course Fees
All online course fees will be waived.*
- GEER Funding
- IMPORTANT: The GEER Fund application is currently closed, but will reopen on Dec. 7. Please check back for updates.
- The Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund supports students who have had expenses due to interrupted campus operations related to COVID-19. Eligible students include those who qualify for Title IV funds and are either underrepresented, low-income or first generation students.
- Student Emergency Funds
- Life comes with many challenges, and unexpected emergencies happen. JJC offers Student Emergency Funds to those students in need of tuition, food, travel, technology assistance due to an emergency situation.
- JJC Scholarships
- Free laptops
- Don’t let technology be a barrier to your education! JJC has a free loaner laptop program to help you succeed. Contact the Student Advising Center for more information.
- Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Funds
- Call (815) 280-1500 (Will County) or (815) 942-0566 (Grundy County) to see if you're eligible or to learn how to apply for funds.
- WIOA provides career scholarships for tuition and books for those who are:
- underpaid, under-trained or have been laid off
- are unemployed or re-entering the workforce
- are between the ages of 18-24 in need of education or training beyond high school
Enhanced Online Experience
- Course Quality Review: by faculty experienced in online teaching. Those faculty are serving as mentors to their peers to improve the online academic experience.
- Unique Student Challenges: We recognize the unique challenges facing students as a result of enrollment in multiple online classes, including a range of additional assignments and increased due dates for submissions. Faculty are aware of how the conversion to more online education is impacting your ability to complete work in a timely and effective manner.