Student Life

The Student Center

Meet other students, study, or grab a bite to eat at the Student Union Building (SUB).


  • Television
  • Foosball
  • Ping pong
  • Study/Work areas
  • Vending Machines
  • And more

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM-11:45 PM
  • (Closed during MLC on Wednesdays)
  • Saturday-Sunday, 12:00 PM-11:45 PM

Student Life

The student life office hosts on campus events and oversees all student organizations

Student life supports the college’s mission to TEACH. TRAIN. TRANSFORM. Our activities and organizations seek to meet the needs of a diverse student population and provide avenues for connection and involvement.


Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the Academic Honor Society for international junior colleges, hosted by the Alpha Beta Alpha chapter of Jacksonville College. Memebership is based on academic criteria.

The Situation

JC’s student praise team, represents the College at MLC, churches, rallies, civic events, and educational groups throughout various regions of the country.

Intercollegiate Sports

The Jacksonville College Jaguars and Lady Jaguars sports teams compete in Region XIV of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Teams include Men’s and Women’s:

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Track and field
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

Walter Prescott Webb Historical Society

Walter Prescott Webb Historical Society is designed for students interested in history—with a focus on local and state history. Members have the opportunity to conduct individual and/or collaborative research, perform community service, participate in campus activities, visit historic sites, attend state conferences, and enter award competitions.

LEAP Campus Leadership

LEAP (Leadership, Education, and Purpose) students serve as student ambassadors, provide leadership on campus, facilitate engagement in student activities, and represent the student voice on committees.


JETS (Jaguar Effective Teachers) is open to all students interested in pursuing education as a career path. Members have the opportunity for fellowship, collaboration, and learning from guest speakers.

B.J. Albritton Ministerial Alliance

B.J. Albritton Ministerial Alliance (MA) is for ministerial students and provides an opportunity to enjoy fellowship with other ministers and to participate in a program of spiritual emphasis and training.

America Reads

 As a part of the America Reads/America Counts initiative, Jacksonville College sends students to Joe Wright Elementary to assist their teachers with increasing the literacy and mathematical skills of their students.

MLC Small Groups

MLC Groups enrich our students’ lives spiritually by giving them team leaders to encourage and continue deeper discussions related to Christ.

Jacksonville College Chapel

Dining Services

Jacksonville College provides complete dining service that includes three meals a day Monday through Friday and two meals per day on Saturday and Sunday.

Meals are planned for optimum nutrition, and careful attention is given to preparation.

Meals are paid for in conjunction with payment of resident fees for room and board and are not exchangeable or transferable to another person.

Guests are always welcome

Guest meal costs:

  • Breakfast: $5
  • Lunch: $10
  • Dinner: $12


Chapel is held every Wednesday at 11:00 AM during the fall and spring terms. As part of the Meaningful Life Course, it delivers Christ-centered teaching and training toward the fulfillment of our mission. Attendance is required for all degree seeking students.

Jacksonville College Chapel
Jacksonville College Residence Hall

Residential Housing

Visit the residential services page to view more information about living on campus. This section also includes forms for students to complete who plan to live on campus.

Servant Leadership

Jacksonville College offers servant leadership events throughout the year for all students through the Office of the Dean of Students. Students should contact the Dean of Students to sign up for each service leadership event as it is announced throughout the year.

Tutoring Services

The Teaching  & Learning Center (TLC) accommodate students who need assistance from a tutor. The TLC is open to all students and is located at the JC Library in the Newburn-Rawlinson House. 

Advising & Counseling

Whether you need help determining your major area of study or you are seeking professional counseling, the faculty and staff at Jacksonville College are here to help. We offer academic advising, spiritual advising, and partner with professional counselors.

Student Support & Disability Services

At Jacksonville College, we don’t want anything to get in the way of receiving an exceptional, Christ-centered education. If any student requires accommodations or disability services, they should contact the Office of Student Support Services.

Dean of Students

 Norman Building

M - Th  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
     F 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.