Tips to Help You Enroll
- Enroll after you've been admitted to the college.
- Know the enrollment dates. They're listed on the academic calendar by term.
- Find out if you are eligible for pre-registration.
- Enroll early! You have many more time options when you do this.
- Know the payment deadline. It's also listed on the academic calendar by term. If you miss the payment deadline, your enrollment may not be protected.
- If a class is listed as full, continue to watch the credit class schedule online for openings.
- If you have questions about what classes to take, ask a counselor.
- If you are receiving financial aid, be aware of how many credit hours you need.
- If you are enrolling two to three weeks before courses start, know that there will be limited availability.
- The last day to enroll in a course is the day before it starts. Once a course has started, you cannot enroll in it. You must find a course that has yet to begin.
- Late-start courses are a possibility but tend to fill up quickly.
- If you cannot find a schedule that is suitable, consider starting your education the next semester when you have more options.
- There is no waiting list for full classes.
Additional Web Advice for Credit Enrollment
Steps to Enroll for Credit Classes - Follow these steps to enroll.
Course Descriptions and Outlines - Read more about individual courses and review course outlines. If you're already in the credit class search, select the CRN number of the course and then on the course outline.
Pre-Enrollment Assessments - If you're seeking a degree at JCCC or if you're planning to take a math or English course at JCCC you'll need to take an assessment test. You could, however, be exempted from some portions of the test.
Math Faculty Profiles - Pick a math faculty member whose teaching style matches your learning style.
Considering Online Classes? - If you think you're ready to take classes online, take a 15-question assessment to determine whether you're ready for distance learning.
Creating Your Schedule - To learn how to create your class schedule, attend a new student orientation and visit with a JCCC counselor. A good balance between the number of hours you work and take is crucial. In general, if you work 40 hours per week, take three to six hours of classes per semester. If you work 20 to 25 hours per week, take 12 to 15 hours. Make sure to consider other commitments in your life, such as family responsibilities. Talk to a counselor if you have a question or concern about your situation.
Enrollment Holds and Errors - Learn what to do if you discover a hold on your account.