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The Civic Leadership Program combines community service, leadership training, coursework and reflection to encourage you to become an active leader in your community.

Completing this program proves you are not just ready for a career, but also for citizenship and civic responsibility.

To learn more about the requirements of this distinction, visit the Program Requirements.


  • Students who plan to graduate from JCCC and have at least two semesters remaining at the college are welcome to register.
  • To be awarded Civic Leadership, students must comply with JCCC's graduation requirements. There is no minimum GPA to be maintained other than JCCC’s 2.0 graduation requirement.
  • Students must register for the program before starting program requirements; these can be completed during any semester or break while enrolled at JCCC. 

What's in it for you

  • Award listed in the JCCC graduation program
  • Presentation of the award at a reception to recognize Civic Leadership recipients
  • Documentation of tangible experience in community involvement
  • Because the JCCC Civic Leadership program is unique in this region, you will stand out among your peers when applying for employment, university admittance and scholarships
  • The chance to make a real difference and positively affect the lives of those who live and work in your community
  • Being an active participant in the program makes you eligible for the $500 Civic Leadership Scholarship, which is awarded each year to one outstanding Civic Leadership student

Apply for Civic Leadership today