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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, January 31, 2019 - May 9, 2019

Great Decisions: America’s Global Affairs Discussion Group

CoLab Learning Studio

Join us for thought-provoking, important discussions about issues that affect us all.

Campus Life, Community, Conferences & Lectures

A historic black-and-white photo showing a man playing a guitar.

April 16, 2019 - May 21, 2019

Sleuthing Tuesday

Billington Library

Twist your Time-Turner and travel back a few decades with Sleuthing Tuesday at the Library!

50th Anniversary, Campus Life

line drawing illustration for the Threaded Together fashion show

April 26, 2019

Threaded Together: JCCC Fashion Show 2019

Yardley Hall

Two shows will be presented, at noon and 7 p.m.

Community, 50th Anniversary, Arts & Performances

A word cloud in the shape of a fingerprint with words relating to  love and information

April 26, 2019 - May 5, 2019

'Love and Information'

Polsky Theatre

Laugh, cry, and ponder as this theatrical kaleidoscope unfolds 50 scenes with 100 characters. It all starts when someone sneezes …

Arts & Performances

Assessment conference logo

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, April 26, 2019

Assessment Matters Regional Community College Assessment Conference

Capitol Federal Conference Center (RC 101)

Join fellow assessment professionals and community college leadership from across the Midwest region.

Conferences & Lectures

Photo of the FADS building with interior lights shining through a wall of windows

1:15 PM - 7:00 PM, April 26, 2019

FADS Ribbon-Cutting

JCCC Fine Arts & Design Studios, Quivira Entrance

50th Anniversary

People hold glass and plastic bottles over a recycling bin.

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM, April 27, 2019

Recycling Extravaganza

South campus, enter from Quivira Road

Spring cleaning? JCCC is hosting the Overland Park Spring 2019 Recycle Extravaganza and invites you to bring your recyclable items to campus.

Campus Life, Community

Decorative image of vegetables.

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, May 1, 2019

Cook Right, Eat Right: Hypertension and Stroke

Wylie Hospitality and Culinary Academy

Learn how to improve and maintain a healthy lifestyle through healthy eating.

Community, Conferences & Lectures

Illustration of a phone screen showing app icons, with the CoLab logo

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, May 2, 2019

#CoLab Talk: Social Media Savvy


Join us for #CoLabTalk, a monthly series of interactive discussions led by #TeamCoLab about what’s new, exciting and complicated in our high-tech world.

Conferences & Lectures, Community, Campus Life

Stylized image of a brain with left hemisphere in blue, right hemisphere in orange. The image is superimposed over a photo of prior symposium presenters.

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, May 3, 2019

Third Annual Science and Math Poster Symposium


The JCCC Science and Math Poster Symposium is an event to showcase student research and projects. Science and math students at JCCC are invited to present their work at the symposium.

Campus Life

Painting of a girl painting a mural, with a monarch butterfly on the right side of the image.

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, May 5, 2019

Day of Creativity

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art

Join us for a creative extravaganza!

Community, 50th Anniversary, Campus Life

Image of Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller from the movie poster.

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM, May 14, 2019

JCCC 50th Anniversary Film Series: 'Ferris Bueller’s Day Off'

CoLab, OCB 100

Celebrate the perfect day and 50 years of JCCC

Campus Life, 50th Anniversary

Jean Claude Cavalier waves a small flag at Cav Craze

May 15, 2019

Cav Craze

COM Courtyard

Every May for the last 50 years, JCCC students have celebrated the end of the academic year. Nowadays we do it Cav Craze style.

50th Anniversary

Decorative Text with title of show

8:00 PM, May 18, 2019

Carlsen Center Presents: Neil Berg’s '101 Years of Broadway'

Yardley Hall

Direct from New York!

Community, Arts & Performances

A JCCC graduate adjusts her cap

May 24, 2019

JCCC Commencement


Ceremonies will be conducted at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

50th Anniversary

Stylized red, white and blue silhouette of a soldier saluting.

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, May 24, 2019

End-of-Year Celebration Luncheon and Cording Ceremony

Capitol Federal Conference Center

All veteran and military-affiliated students are invited to enjoy lunch on us as we celebrate JCCC’s veteran graduates.

Campus Life

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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, June 7, 2019

Assessment by Design One-Day Workshop at JCCC

RC 270

Get the tools you need to develop an assessment plan for the upcoming year.

Conferences & Lectures

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June 17, 2019 - July 12, 2019

Assessment by Design Online Workshop


Get the tools you need to develop an assessment plan for the upcoming year in the comfort of your own home.

Conferences & Lectures

Portrait of the five members of Hembree.

8:30 PM - 10:30 PM, August 16, 2019

Light Up the Lawn: Hembree

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art lawn

Kansas City’s own Hembree was named Rolling Stone’s “Best Band We Saw at SXSW 2018.” Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets (no alcohol).

Community, Arts & Performances

Students sit at a table to take a break during Cav Kickoff

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, August 21, 2019

Cav Kickoff

COM Courtyard

Free food! Inflatables! Music! Fun!

50th Anniversary

Pawnshop Troubadour performs in concert.

8:30 PM, August 23, 2019

Light Up the Lawn: Pawnshop Troubadours

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art lawn

A night under the stars with the bluesy stylings of Kansas City’s Pawnshop Troubadours. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets (no alcohol).

Community, Arts & Performances

Bob and Una Walkenhorst sing together.

8:30 PM, August 30, 2019

Light Up the Lawn: Bob and Una

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art lawn

Featuring Kansas City treasures Bob and Una Walkenhorst. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets (no alcohol).

Arts & Performances, Community

A group of young people take a tour of Johnson County Community College.

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, September 6, 2019

7th Annual Diversidad Conference

Capitol Federal Conference Center (RC 101)

Conferences & Lectures

A visitor to the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Museum looks into a vintage car on display.

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM, September 17, 2019

Once Upon an Artifact

Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center

A special evening of finding and making connections through our shared history.

Community, Conferences & Lectures

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7:30 AM - 4:00 PM, September 20, 2019

Kansas City Healthcare Simulation Conference

Regnier Center

JCCC is hosting one-day conference for healthcare simulation professionals from across the country.

Conferences & Lectures

A stylized drawing of a group of runner silhouettes.

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM, October 13, 2019

Lace Up for Learning 5K Run-Walk

Carlsen Center

Community, 50th Anniversary

A collage of people hugging, smiling or helping each other.

October 31, 2019 - November 2, 2019

Peacebuilding Conference

Avila University, Park University, Johnson County Community College

Human Rights: The Foundation for Peacebuilding

Conferences & Lectures, Community

Logotype that reads "Some Enchanted Evening"

6:00 PM - 11:30 PM, November 9, 2019

Some Enchanted Evening 2019

Overland Park Convention Center

Held each fall since 1987, the Johnson County Community College Foundation gala has raised more than $10 million for JCCC’s student scholarship programs.

50th Anniversary, Community